New Commodore 64 is Finally Here--For Real! PC MAG Snip

Mike tulsamike3434 at
Fri Jan 1 00:50:25 CST 2016

On 12/28/2015 03:25 PM, geneb wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Dec 2015, Paul Berger wrote:
>> On 2015-12-28 12:13 PM, geneb wrote:
>>> On Sun, 27 Dec 2015, Mike wrote:
>>>> Would you buy the new Commodore 64 ? ? ?
>>> No.  The company folded years ago after the founder and driving
>>> force behind the whole mess, died.
>>> g.
>> The man who founded Commodore, Jack Tramiel resigned from the company
>> in 1984, Commodore went on for another 10 years before declaring
>> bankruptcy in 1994.   Tramiel died of heart failure in 2012.
> I'm well aware of that (as are most if not all Commodore nerds).  I
> was referring to the guy that stood up Commodore USA to build PCs in a
> similar form factor to the original breadbox C-64.  He died
> unexpectedly and the company folded.  It would have likely done so
> anyway, but Barry Altman's untimely death hastened it.
> Don't try to teach your grandmother how to steal sheep.
> g.
Thank you G for the info that guy was quite young. . . So now I guess
Ill buy the SD card addon but the only problem is that I have seen you
can only use a 2 gig SD card in them is that right?

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