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    Default Commodore 64 is coming back!

    http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/112510/new-commodore-64-nyt

    Now, nearly 30 years later, the Commodore brand has taken on new management and is re-releasing its flagship computer, this time with all the amenities of a modern-day computer packed inside.
    In its heyday, the Commodore 64 was one of the most successful home computers made, shipping more than two million units a year for almost a decade after its release. Although exact numbers don't exist, experts estimate that the company sold between 15 and 30 million Commodore 64 computers.




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    Didn't you read the whole article at Tech republic? they said that more than likely this was an April fools day joke, photos of the internals showed that they were not even wired.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Didn't you read the whole article at Tech republic? they said that more than likely this was an April fools day joke, photos of the internals showed that they were not even wired.
    apparently I didn't...LOL

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    I have one in my basement, bought at Radio Shack.

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    They mention something about the photos being released around April fools day, and how it would be a great idea if it was real, but like I said earlier,if you take a close look at the photos, none of the internals are wired.

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    But they also say the photos are of a prototype. Seems like a lot of work on the web site for a April Fools joke. I remember in the day I would repair 25 C64's a week for a couple of school districts.

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