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Old 08 July 2021, 07:25   #541
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Old 08 July 2021, 14:52   #542
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In the mid 90's a friend of mine started a mobile electronics repair business, for which he got a Motorola 'brick' cellphone, the first I had seen. I don't remember the exact date but I do remember selling an A1200 to him, so I am guessing it was around 1994-95 (since we ran out of stock soon after Commodore folded). Cell phones were quite popular in business then, but a bit too bulky and expensive for personal use.
We called them car phones.
Btw, I remember all the dismissals of Amiga features as wasteful or gimmicks. That was until the others incorporated said gimmicks into their own and called them advanced features.
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One of the easiest questions. IBM Clones and consoles became a thing and overtook the Amiga in power and price. I suspect most developers and publishers moved onto the PC and consoles and didn't turn back. If the Amiga did survive I suspect it would of become another manufacture of PC's as that is where the money was. Blame Doom.
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