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@Simon John "Moving away from the desktop (to tablet or sub-notebook) and more into STB/phones seems to be the best way for RISC OS (if we must stick to ARM) to go."

I agree that niche platforms should be the goal for RISCOS development. I've often said that RISC OS is settings itself up for failure when it tries to be a 'Windows beater'.

I'd disagree about the A3010 being especially good value though. I seem to remember that it was about 100 pounds more expensive than the Amiga 1200. The PC might have seemed a bit more expensive but when you factor in the monitor and the harddrive and maybe 16bit audio IO and a NIC, the PC was probably less expensive overall thanks to cut throat mass market economics.

Speed wise, the ARM250 chipset was only a 50% improvement over the 1987 hardware.

 is a RISC OS Userkillermike on 01/02/07 1:21PM
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