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CPC Related News
- 09/03/22: FutureOS 2nd update 2022 is released.
- 24/01/22: SymAmp 4.0, with Amiga MOD support and more is released.
- 30/12/21: SymbOS 3.1, with a lot of new hardware support and applications is released.
- 12/11/21: Josh, new game by RetroPoke is released.
- 02/11/21: Shovel Adventure, new game by Pat Morita Team is released.
- 23/10/21: Puzzle Bobble, new game by Crazy Piri is released.
- 12/04/21: Oil Panic, another game by Crazy Piri is released. CPC port of the well known Game & Watch game.
- 07/01/21: CPCemu has been released as version 2.0 after 11 years.
- 23/12/20: Ninja Carnage, new adventure by Resistance, has been released
- 15/10/20: Crazy Blaster, an action game by Misfit
- 13/10/20: Preview of Corsair Trainer, shoot'em up by Bitplane Technomantes
- 08/10/20: Preview of Atic Atac, CPC port by John Ward
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 × 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