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CPC related news

  • 23/12/2008: The CPC-Klassentreffen 2009 (CPC-Reunion 2009) wil take place from 29.05.2009 to 31.05.2009 in Erlangen, Germany! Join us!
  • 28/11/2008: new CPCAlive version out, 1.09c
  • 05/11/2008: New PSPCap32 version, with cheat support and memory monitor!
  • 07/09/2008: Woo-hoo! CPC Sudoku released!!!
  • 01/09/2008: Winape 2.0b17 released!
  • 24/08/2008: The CEZ GS Virtual shop is open, featuring several Amstrad CPC titles for sale, including El Paciente 106 and the CEZ Collection vol. 1 pack in physical 3" disk format.
  • 24/08/2008: StarSabre and Balloonacy released on tape from Cronosoft @ £2.99 each (£1 goes to the author)!
  • 22/07/2008: New demo release! :)
  • 21/07/2008: Devilmarkus released an AMAZING 3D model of a 464+monitor
  • 12/07/2008: Alan Sugar resigns as AMSTRAD chairman
  • 02/07/2008: dsktools 0.2.2 is out. Support writing to side B and retry when there is a read/write fail. [1]

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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 unsoldered 8K of RAM to circumvent the law that stipulated a spanish keyboard for all machines with up to 64 KB memory
  • With a possible total amount of 768 x 270 pixel (540 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.


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