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..wrong release date (1)

whizbang77045 (1342005) | about 3 years ago | (#35693482)

Why not re-release these two dogs on April Fools' Day? The Commodore was something of a cheap joke, and the original Tron was so bad, it made Ed Wood look good.

Re:..wrong release date (1)

ZosX (517789) | about 3 years ago | (#35693842)

I dunno. If that somehow cost $100 I would buy it. Anything else...meh. Imagine hooking one of these up to a nice big tv screen.

Re:..wrong release date (1)

ZosX (517789) | about 3 years ago | (#35693960)

http://www.osnews.com/comments/23753 [osnews.com]

ok. so what we have here is some character in florida running a furniture company out his house. he contracts with chinese manufacturers to stick his label on them, print cardboard boxes with his logo, and voila.

and now he's using the same playbook with 'commodore USA' calling himself a CEO and taking chinese OEM PCs, sticking a label on them, and calling them commodores. oh, and taking trademarks and graphics from people without their permission -- presumably so they can contact him later. if they care. because he doesn't. he's conned some poor schmo from australia who is a regular on one of the amiga enthusiast boards to be his 'CTO' after the guy kept emailing him. and the poor guy actually thinks he's part of something legit.

bill mcewen must be desperate for money. i can't imagine that even he would get in bed with an operation like this. and that's assuming the 'press release' was actually truthful. which, given the history of 'commodore USA,' isn't a given.

oh, and if anyone wants to see the corporate headquarters of barry's furniture and computing empire, try this link from http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=5250+NE [google.com] ... .

yeah. CEO. return of commodore. enjoy your chinese white-box goods folks. that sticker is gonna let barry pay his mortgage this month.

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