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Offline spihunter

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2010, 07:20:13 PM »
Haters gotta hate! Pass me some Haterade!!!
 

Offline Tension

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #16 on: March 18, 2010, 07:57:17 PM »
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Haters gotta hate! Pass me some Haterade!!!


Better than Kool-Aid.

Offline TheMagicM

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2010, 08:10:13 PM »
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Pretty sad they went to the trouble to tell us basically nothing new.


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Offline haywirepc

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2010, 08:23:30 PM »
What I really want to know... what most everyone really wants to know is when will they be released the real and final specs for this machine, pictures and prices, as well as a release date?

Is this coming in 2010 or 5 years from now after alot of excuses, redesigns, and that sort of thing. I hope the best for this, I really do but the news so far is not encouraging.
 
Since they are selling the whole computer apparently and not just a motherboard, I'd like to see the case designs and that sort of stuff.
 
And I'd really love to know how much it will cost.
 
Steven
 

Offline Tripitaka

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2010, 09:55:33 PM »
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Yawn, still vapour then!

Gaz


That's just plain rude! Have hyperion ever failed us? I think not..... and anyway, it ain't vapour until it's at least 6 months overdue.

..and to the rest of you haters: Why so much bitching over the X chip? It's not exactly a deal breaker as it costs peanuts and this is still the most powerful AmigaOS board yet. Geeesh...get some sense of priority folks.
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Offline save2600

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2010, 10:16:04 PM »
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Better than Kool-Aid.


Grape flavored?
 

Offline gazgod

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2010, 10:16:16 PM »
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That's just plain rude! Have hyperion ever failed us? I think not..... and anyway, it ain't vapour until it's at least 6 months overdue.


Maybe it is rude but in my book until it exists its vapour. Sorry I wasn't aware of the official OS4 community vapour rules :D

No hyper-ron have never failed us, well with the exception of the USB2 support on the Sam, taking far too many years to develop OS4 so it'll now never catch up with modern OS's, and then announcing a "high-end" system that will probably get out paced by an Intel atom (until we know the CPU its difficult to guess how much by). No they never failed us at all :(

Gaz

Offline efrenmgp

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #22 on: March 18, 2010, 10:39:11 PM »
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So the Incan's, Mayan's and Aztec's have the market cornered on the things?


That's right.... now somebody here will have to pay some royalties....  :roflmao:
 

Offline polardark

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #23 on: March 19, 2010, 09:22:44 AM »
The specifications about this machines are still no clearer. Most of all it sounds like they want to say that it's just another overpriced PPC motherboard.

Some of the answers in that FAQ seem to want to downplay the XMOS chip which I think is a bad sign and there is still no word on how the chip is to be interfaced other than it's "on the bus" (DMA? Interrupts?). Also, I don't expect the celebrated XMOS Design Tools will be availbale for AmigaOS. If they were, I'm sure it would have been mentioned already.

Admittedly I'm still wrestling with understanding just how the XMOS chip works and what it might do. The documentation isn't terribly well-written. For instance the Assembly Language Manual lists the mnemonics for all the assembly language instructions and their operands but doesn't bother mentioning what the instructions actually do.
 

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Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #24 on: March 19, 2010, 09:39:14 AM »
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Have hyperion ever failed us?

Gorgy 17 and Directory Opus Magellan come to mind, in addition to things already mentioned.
 

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Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #25 on: March 19, 2010, 10:20:03 AM »
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Gorgy 17 and Directory Opus Magellan come to mind, in addition to things already mentioned.


Somehow I don't think that was the answer he was expecting. :rofl:
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Offline kurkosdr

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #26 on: March 19, 2010, 05:46:39 PM »
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Wow we got a bunch of haters up in here...

I second than emotion. Reminds me of those die hard alfa romeo owners who despise everything that modern alfa romeo does and only care about their old classic. Much like Amiga fans, they should consider themselves lucky that somebody is even interested in their niche market, in this age of globalization and all.

Regarding the X1000, now that the Hyperion vs A-Inc troubles are over (or at least, settled), I really hope the X1000 will form a niche in the HTPC area.
All we need is a TV card (btw, are there any tv cards and capture software for the amigaos?) and a DVD player (btw, any good media players for amigaos?), a port of Media Portal to amigaos, and we are set.

No need for expensive "instant on" partitions and other messy solutions, as Amiga is snappy enough in booting. Also, no need to used the flawed WDM API of windows 7.

As I said, all we need is a media player and a TV card, and we are set.
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Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #27 on: March 19, 2010, 06:29:04 PM »
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are there any tv cards and capture software for the amigaos?
No, not DVB anyhow.

This media center idea just doesn't fly, I'm afraid.
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No need for expensive "instant on"
Yeah, cool... what was the price tag of the X1000 again?
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Offline save2600

Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #28 on: March 19, 2010, 06:31:29 PM »
How about USB tuner and capture cards ala Deneb or Subway, not yet?

For capture software, sure... hit pause on your VCR, DVR or DVD player, plug in your parallel port digitizer and boot up DCTV or one of the NewTek utilities  :)
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Re: A-EON FAQ Part 1 & Part 2
« Reply #29 on: March 19, 2010, 06:42:30 PM »
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How about USB tuner and capture cards ala Deneb or Subway, not yet?

You still need to write the driver. It doesn't really matter if it's PCI, PCI-E or USB.