Author: Mike Knotts

Workbench 3.1 Startup Screen Wallpaper.

Amiga Workbench 3.1 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

By 1994, Commodore was dying, and dying quickly. Amiga marketshare was rapidly shrinking and the only profitable parts of the company left were the operations in Germany and the UK. Never-the-less, the engineering teams quashed tons...

AtariDOS 2.5 Main-Menu Screen.

AtariDOS 2.5 Main-Menu Screen Wallpaper

1983 started out very poorly for Atari’s home computer division. The 1200XL, quickly thrown together to battle the Commodore 64 and launched in January of that year, was ludicrously overpriced and stumbled out the...

Amiga Workbench 2.05 Bootscreen.

Amiga Workbench 2.0 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

Released in 1990 to coincide with the launch of the Amiga 3000, Workbench 2 was a familiar, yet different experience for veteran Amiga users. The colorful palette from Workbench 1.x was replaced by a...

Action on the big-screen at Mecum Anaheim 2014.

The Mecum Experience – Anaheim 2014

If I am flipping-through-the-channels and I happen across a car auction, I just set the remote down. I’m just a car geek, especially for classic cars. Several years ago, I passed this affliction on...

Commodore Amiga - a visual compendium, by Sam Dyer

Amiga Visual Compendium on Kickstarter

Sam Dyer, a graphics designer from Bath, UK, and the force behind Bitmap Books, has created a Kickstarter campaign for a very cool looking book, “Commodore Amiga – a visual Commpendium“. Sam already has a...

Apple, Inc. Logo

Quick Launch-Day Thoughts on the iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 (4.7in) arrived today to replace an iPhone 5, and my initial thoughts are: It’s very lightweight.  But it’s not as stunning as the difference between the 4S and the 5. The camera...