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[[File:X-MASS01.jpg|thumb|320px|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/x-mass-a-mass-storage-expansion-for-all-cpc/msg91048/#msg91048 X-MASS MX4 Board]]]</center><br>
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*02/01/15: COSMOS v.22 (final version) has been released. See Serious Software / Other for more information.
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*14/12/14: '''X-MASS''', Add a [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/x-mass-a-mass-storage-expansion-for-all-cpc/msg91048/#msg91048 128MB mass-storage] to your CPC.
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*30/08/14: [[MegaFlashROManager|ROManager]] 1.8 released. [http://futureos.cpc-live.com/files/ROManager_1.8.zip Download]
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*30/08/14: '''[[SymbOS]]''' 2.1 Final [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/symbos-2-1-final-released released]
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*14/08/14: '''[[PlayCity]]''', Add [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/amstrad-cpc-hardware/playcity-aka-ctc-ay-(mx4)-for-august-!!!/ 6ch stereo audio, Z80 CTC...] to your CPC.
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*26/06/14: [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/CPC464_%26_CPC664_logos Amstrad CPC464 & CPC664 logos] by [[User:Forcy|Forcy]]
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*22/04/14: '''X-MEM''', Add up to [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/x-mem-a-new-memory-expansion-for-all-cpc/ 512K RAM/ROM] on your 464/664/6128.
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*20/04/14: '''Breaking Baud''', [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/demos/breaking-baud/ THE tape demo]. 2nd place at Revision!
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*30/03/14: '''Superpix''', a new Picross-style game was [http://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&num=10000 released].
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*24/03/14: '''SAMdisk''' 3.8.2 [http://simonowen.com/samdisk/ released].
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*23/03/14: [[PSX controller mod for Amstrad CPC]] by [[User:Forcy|Forcy]]
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*11/03/14: '''CPCDiskXP ''' 2.5.1 [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/cpcdiskxp-v2-1-released/msg76939/#msg76939 released] - a nice update!
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*03/02/14: '''La Guerra de Gamber''' [http://www.amstrad.es/juegosamstrad/decargajuegos/la-guerra-de-gamber.php released] by ESP Soft!
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*30/01/14: A CPC homebrew dedicated website is born: [http://homebrew.amstradtoday.com/index_uk.htm Homebrew.AT]
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Image:PlayCity.jpg|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/PlayCity PlayCity]
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Image:symbos21cpc.gif|[[SymbOS]] 2.1
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Image:superpix.png|[http://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&num=10000 Superpix]
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Image:Gamber4.jpg| La Guerra de Gamber
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Image:compo2013.png|[[Amstrad_CPC_16KBs_ROM_Game_Development_Competition_2013|16K ROM 2013]]
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=== Did you know?  ===
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*When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
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*The [[472|CPC 472]] was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent a spanish tax that was charged on imported machines with up to 64 KB memory.
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*With a possible total amount of '''832 x 288 pixel''' (576 interlaced) the [[CPC|CPC]] was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
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*'''OpenOffice''' for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of [[Star-Division|StarWriter]] for the CPC.
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*The transfer speed of the [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster +]] serial interface is faster than a standard '''DSL connection'''.
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*[[SymbOS|SymbOS]] can handle more than '''50 times''' bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
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*[[FutureOS|FutureOS]] can load 178 KB in '''9 seconds''' from floppy disc and manages up to '''4 MB''' of RAM
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Did you know?

  • When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
  • The CPC 472 was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent a spanish tax that was charged on imported machines with up to 64 KB memory.
  • With a possible total amount of 832 x 288 pixel (576 interlaced) the CPC was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
  • OpenOffice for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of StarWriter for the CPC.
  • The transfer speed of the CPC Booster + serial interface is faster than a standard DSL connection.
  • SymbOS can handle more than 50 times bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
  • FutureOS can load 178 KB in 9 seconds from floppy disc and manages up to 4 MB of RAM


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