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by RobertB
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Next FCUG meeting - Sunday, Feb. 16
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Next FCUG meeting - Sunday, Feb. 16

Happy Valentines' Day, C= and Ami aficionados! The Fresno Commodore User Group has its next meeting from 11 a.m. to 2:00+ p.m., Sunday, February 16, at Panera Bread Restaurant 3590 W Shaw Ave. (corner of W. Shaw Ave. and Marty Ave.) Fresno, CA 93711 (559) 271-0104 http://www.dickestel.com/meet_loc.h...
by RobertB
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds

Mega65 developer Paul Gardner-Stephen talks about the new, sudden influx of money (in an article printed just before the crowdfunding goal was reached) and the plans for making the moulds at http://c65gs.blogspot.com/2020/01/almost-65k-in-65-days.html Truly, Robert Bernardo Fresno Commodore User Gro...
by RobertB
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds

Goal reached! Now at over 69,000 Euros of the 66,000 required.

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
April 25-26 Commodore Los Angeles Super Show - http://www.portcommodore.com/class
by RobertB
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds

Oh, my gosh, a person or persons named Tayger have just donated 40,000 Euros!

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
April 25-26 Commodore Los Angeles Super Show - http://www.portcommodore.com/class
by RobertB
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Next FCUG meeting - Sunday, Jan. 19
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Next FCUG meeting - Sunday, Jan. 19

Happy Martin Luther King Day, C= and Ami aficionados! The Fresno Commodore User Group has its next meeting from 11 a.m. to 2:00+ p.m., Sunday, January 19, at Panera Bread Restaurant 3590 W Shaw Ave. (corner of W. Shaw Ave. and Marty Ave.) Fresno, CA 93711 (559) 271-0104 http://www.dickestel.com/meet...
by RobertB
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds

Development of the Mega65, a clone of the Commodore 65, is progressing slowly but surely. Prototyping has gone on for a few years, prototype boards have been sent out to beta testers, and now a Kickstarter campaign has started to gather money to build the steel moulds (molds) for the injection-molde...
by RobertB
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Growing the 8 Bit Generation Premiere (with Chuck Peddle!)
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Growing the 8 Bit Generation Premiere (with Chuck Peddle!)

Back in 2016 the premiere of the movie, "Growing the 8 Bit Generation", was held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. After the movie premiered, CBM engineer Bil Herd and the film's producer Bruno Grampa were interviewed on-stage. And at the end, 6502 engineer Chuck Peddle ha...
by RobertB
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Pics of the DTLA Maker Faire and of TOGA
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Pics of the DTLA Maker Faire and of TOGA

December was a month of travel... from Los Angeles and up to San Jose. Here are photos from our successful exhibit at the Downtown Los Angeles Mini Maker Faire -- http://blog.retro-link.com/2020/01/commodoresamigas-at-downtown-la-maker.html Later in the month I visited The Other Group of Amigoids, a...
by RobertB
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Chuck Peddle passes away
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: Chuck Peddle passes away

And another article on the passing of Chuck... https://bangordailynews.com/2019/12/23/news/bangor/chuck-peddle-umaine-grad-whose-invention-paved-the-way-for-personal-computing-dies-at-82/ plus a Maine Alumni Association article written when he was alive... https://www.umainealumni.com/magazine/he-ch...
by RobertB
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Chuck Peddle passes away
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: Chuck Peddle passes away

More articles on the passing of Chuck are found at https://hackaday.com/2019/12/25/honoring-chuck-peddle-father-of-the-6502-and-the-chips-that-went-with-it/ and https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/24/technology/chuck-peddle-dead.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_191226?campaign_id=2&instance_id=14779&...