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Software News   Results of the Amiga Games Award 2015
  Software News posted by Daff on 6-Feb-2016 6:25:33 (181 reads)
On February 6th 2016, the magazine Obligement announced the results of the Amiga Games Award 2015. This represents the best Amiga games voted by Amigans from all Amiga platforms.

AmigaOS 68k:

1. Zerosphere (Code Red / Alexander Grupe).
2. SQRXZ 3 (Retroguru).
3. Solomon's Key 2 (Oookami Games).

AmigaOS 4.x:

1. Wings Battlefield Ultimate Duel Edition (Cherry Darling).
2. Gorky 17 (Metropolis Software).
3. Swamp Defense 2 (AmiBoing/EntwicklerX).

MorphOS:

1. Wings Battlefield Ultimate Duel Edition (Cherry Darling).
2. Ask Me Up XXL (Boing Attitude :)).
3. Fruit'Y (Retroguru).

AROS:

1. Wings Battlefield Ultimate Duel Edition (Cherry Darling).
2. Fruit'Y (Retroguru).
3. L'Abbaye Des Morts (LocoMalito).

Website : http://obligement.free.fr/hitparade/award2015.php
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Amigaworld.net News   Former Commodore UK Bosses David Pleasance and Colin Proudfoot Join FriendUP
  Amigaworld.net News posted by danwood on 3-Feb-2016 16:45:46 (1215 reads)
The two former joint managing directors of Commodore UK have joined the new Amiga-inspired FriendUP platform.

After first meeting the Friend team at Amiga 30 in Amsterdam, both have been very impressed with the project and agreed to join as senior managers in the company. Colin is now CFO, with David becoming Director of International Sales and Marketing.

David and Colin were once the favourites to purchase the entire Amiga technology, after the downfall of Commodore in 1994. 21 years later, this is the first time the pair have worked together since Commodore.

FriendUP is a next generation web application technology for connecting users and developers to resources in a unifying way. The first product is an open source application called the Friend Unifying Platform, and takes many design decisions and concepts from the Amiga OS.

David Pleasance and Colin Proudfoot have recorded an interview with Dan Wood on Youtube, to explain why they wanted to be involved.

See the video here: https://youtu.be/T7Kng6icsbY
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Software News   Hollywood APK Compiler 1.0 released
  Software News posted by softwarefailure on 31-Jan-2016 10:54:55 (1105 reads)

Airsoft Softwair - the hardest working men in code business - are proud to present a brand new add-on for Hollywood 6.0: The Hollywood APK Compiler. This program does what many people were waiting for: It allows the conversion of Hollywood applets into stand-alone APK packages that can then be published on the Google Play Store or distributed in an other way. Once the Hollywood APK Compiler has been set up, the conversion of a Hollywood applet into an APK file takes only a few seconds. Additionally, the Hollywood APK Compiler can also install the generated APK file onto an Android device connected via USB.

The Hollywood APK Compiler is currently only available for the Microsoft Windows platform because it requires the Java SE Development Kit (JDK), Apache Ant and the Android SDK and NDK toolchains, all of which are available for free download on the web. Versions for Linux and Mac OS X might follow in the future but Amiga versions are impossible because of those dependencies. Hollywood 6.0 is also required.

The Hollywood APK Compiler comes with a convenient GUI that allows you to convert your Hollywood applets into stand-alone APK files with just a few mouse clicks. A detailed documentation of all the program's features is also included. The APKs generated by the Hollywood APK Compiler will run on all ARM-based Android devices that run at least Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread).

The program's license also allows you to sell the apps created by the Hollywood APK Compiler without any restrictions or royalties. So there is nothing stopping you from getting rich quickly with your Hollywood applets on the Google Play Store now! Programming and publishing for Android has really never been so easy!

So get ready for Android development and purchase the Hollywood APK Compiler now on the official Hollywood portal!



This release was brought to you by Airsoft Softwair - the hardest working men in code business.
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software OS4   New software releases by OnyxSoft
  software OS4 posted by Deniil715 on 31-Jan-2016 11:31:16 (397 reads)
OnyxSoft releases a an update to MPlayer-GUI with better support for LiveForIt's MPlayer.

MPlayer-GUI v1.60 - (OS4) GUI for MPlayer for OS4.

- Finally fixed the control panel arexx commands for those video drivers that has proper arexx handling implemented. Please not that not all versions of MPlayer or every video driver supports arexx commands, but this works with LiveForIt MPlayer and the comp modes at the very least, maybe other modes and versions too.

- Realtime control panel sliders for seeking and volume. It doesn't seek only after you let go of the slider, like before. Note: Not all video drivers supports it.

- MPlayer-GUI now gets the available audio and video drivers from MPlayer itself to make sure only available drivers are presented in the GUI. It does this by executing "mplayer -vo help -ao help". Please report if your video or audio driver selection is empty!!

- Added wpa video driver to default video drivers.

- Time display in the control panel.

- Fixed the unfreed signals on exit.

If you see a bug or have a suggestion, please don't hesitate to drop me an e-mail!
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Software News   Amiga Future monthly News January 2016
  Software News posted by AndreasM on 31-Jan-2016 10:59:42 (95 reads)
3.1.2016
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Some facts of the year 2015

Once again a year has come to an successful end for the Amiga Future and it is time to talk about some facts.

http://www.amigafuture.de/viewtopic.php?t=38736


6.1.2016
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Support Amiga Future with Amazon

You want to support the Amiga Future webpage but don't want to spend money?

Just use the Amazon-Banner when visiting the Amazon webpage, if you want to order at Amazon.

For each order we receive a small commission. With this money we pay our extensive Amiga Future webpage.

hosting costs
programming work
and whatever else.

Simply use the banner or this link directly:
http://www.amazon.de/exec/obidos/redirect-home?tag=amigafuture0a-21&site=dvd

http://www.amigafuture.de


12.1.2016
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Amiga Future issue 118 released

The English and German issue 118 (January/February 2016) of the print magazine Amiga Future has been distributed today, and can also be ordered directly from the editorial office of Amiga Future, and the other Amiga dealers that stock the magazine.

Mag Content:

Review Amiga Forever 2016
Preview Wings Remastered
Interview Krzysztof "deadwood" Smiechowicz

and so much more ... if you haven't already, get your collectable copy ordered today

A more detailed description of the contents and previews of this issue can be found at the Amiga Future magazine hompepage.

Information: http://www.amigafuture.de/kb.php?mode=cat&cat=13
Orders: http://www.amigashop.org

http://www.amigafuture.de
http://www.apc-tcp.de


15.1.2016
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Amiga Future Mag Index Update

[pic]http://www.amigafuture.de/uploadpic.php?thumb=/2_amigafutureonline_1.jpg[/pic]

The Amiga Future Mag Index updated today.

http://www.amigafuture.de/artikeldatenbanke.php
http://www.amigafuture.de


17.1.2016
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Amiga Future: campaign subscription advertisers

With this small message we want to remember all subscribers to our offer in the Amiga Future Issue 118 page 29th

We hope that as many subscribers join this campaign.

http://www.amigafuture.de


18.1.2016
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Amiga Future raffle

!!! Attention. The raffle has ended. It is only the sake of completeness with the Newsletter !!!

With the Amiga Future 118 there is a reason to celebrate!

Guess what it is? Do you know it? Then writes us until 25 January 2016 by email with the subject "lottery" to redaktion@amigafuture.de

You can win a poster set (Amiga Family, 25 Years, X1000, AmigaOS Boing).

Members of the Amiga Future Team are excluded from participation.

A little hint: The answer can be found indirectly in the issue number of the Amiga Future. ;)

http://www.amigafuture.de


20.1.2016
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Amiga Future raffle: A little hint

!!! Attention. The raffle has ended. It is only the sake of completeness with the Newsletter !!!

Currently we have a raffle on the Amiga Future Website.

<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/viewtopic.php?t=38849">original message</A>

Actually, we thought that the solution however is fairly simple.
But so far, unfortunately, only wrong answers have been received.

But of course we want someone wins the prize.
Our office is already full with posters ;)

That's why gvive you one small tip:

If you consider what's so special about the issue 118, you must keep in mind that the first issue of the Amiga Future did not start with number 1, the issue was number 11.

http://www.amigafuture.de


26.1.2016
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Amiga Future raffle finished

The raffle on the Amiga Future website is completed.

The poster package has won Stephan S. Congratulations!

The correct answer for the raffle was "The Amiga Future is 18 years old"

http://www.amigafuture.de


26.1.2016
*********
Amiga Future - is now 18 years old

As of January/February issue 118 of 2016, the Amiga Future magazine is 18 years old.

Quite a while for a printed magazine, surpassing old prophecies that Amiga Future would not survive more than a few months.

Now, after 18 years, we have set ourselves another goal, to noticeably increase the circulation numbers of Amiga Future.
To this end, we will be announcing, throughout the year, various special deals & offers.

One of these deal announcements can be found in the Amiga Future Issue 118 on page 29.

However, until everything is finalised, we have provided some useful links with information about the Amiga Future for you.

Perhaps this has already convinced some users to take out a subscription for the Amiga Future. ;)

Have fun with it,

Andreas Magerl


English Links:
<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/kb.php?mode=article&k=4671">Amiga Future History Part 3</A>
Unfortunately, the first two parts of the Amiga Future history is only in German. If someone wants to translate for us in English, please report.
<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/viewtopic.php?t=38736">Some Webpage facts of the year 2015</A>
<a href="http://www.apc-tcp.de/index-en.php?page=history">History of APC&TCP</A>
<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/kb.php?mode=article&k=4622">Amiga Future Webpage 15th anniversary</A>

German Links:
<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/kb.php?mode=article&k=4670">Die Geschichte der Amiga Future Teil 3</A>
<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/kb.php?mode=article&k=3143">Die Geschichte der Amiga Future Teil 2</A>
<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/kb.php?mode=article&k=1192">Die Geschichte der Amiga Future Teil 1</A>
<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/viewtopic.php?t=38735">Webpage Zahlen 2015</A>
<a href="http://www.amigafuture.de/kb.php?mode=article&k=4621">15 Jahre Amiga Future Webpage"</A>
<a href="http://www.apc-tcp.de/index-de.php?page=history">Geschichte von APC&TCP</A>

http://www.amigafuture.de
http://www.apc-tcp.de
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Amigaworld.net News   Hostcove 2016 $1 AmigaOne auction (Continental U.S.A only)
  Amigaworld.net News posted by logicalheart on 28-Jan-2016 2:51:17 (680 reads)
Our second $1 AmigaOne auction has begun. This time we have a used Sam440 Flex 800Mhz System. The auction starts at 1$ with free shipping, and will be available for 28 days to bidders within the Continental U.S.A. If you have been waiting to get started with OS4, here is your opportunity.

http://www.ebid.net/us/for-sale/acube-systems-amigaone-sam440-flex-145436087.htm

http://www.hostcove.com/index.php/amigaone

https://www.youtube.com/user/hostcove/videos
  12 comments  

Software News   Vote for the best Amiga games of 2015
  Software News posted by Daff on 26-Jan-2016 6:34:37 (729 reads)
Each year you can vote for the best Amiga game of the previous twelve months. Now it's time for the Amiga Games Award 2015!

To vote for the best AmigaOS 68k, AmigaOS 4, MorphOS, or AROS games, you can rate them at this page : http://obligement.free.fr/hitparade/award2015.php

There will be no "global" winner, but a winner by systems (AmigaOS 68k, AmigaOS 4.x, MorphOS and AROS).

The final results will be published Saturday, February 6, 2016
  8 comments  

Amigaworld.net News   MorphOS Software Development Kit 3.10
  Amigaworld.net News posted by ASiegel on 22-Jan-2016 20:21:47 (1072 reads)
The MorphOS development team would like to announce the immediate availability of version 3.10 of the official MorphOS Software Development Kit (SDK). The most notable additions and changes are:

  • GCC 5.3.0, including baserel support

  • Added a Lua interpreter

  • Updates ixemul to 50.16

  • Updated tar to 1.28 and sed to 4.2.2


  • Important: The new SDK requires at least 650 MB of free disk space to install!

    The new software development kit is available for download in our files section.

    Link: http://morphos-team.net/downloads
      15 comments  

    software AROS   Python 2.7 Bounty for AROS
      software AROS posted by deadwood on 21-Jan-2016 19:32:09 (381 reads)
    A new bounty has been opened for AROS targetting a port of Python 2.7 Core. The bounty, when successful, will be followed by bounties targeting for example integration of Zune with Python and port of Python 3.5.

    The bounty is hosted by Power2People.org and is available at
    https://power2people.org/projects/python/

    Please consider donating to the bounty and help bringing new version of Python to AROS. If you are a developer interested in working on the bounty, please contact Power2People.org via the contact page:
    https://power2people.org/contact
      4 comments  

    Amigaworld.net News   Status Amiga Guide Magazine R.I.P. issue
      Amigaworld.net News posted by alef on 16-Jan-2016 17:49:14 (577 reads)
    Status:

    1) We give away 600 copies of printed magazines for free (500 English, 100 Norwegian)
    2) We issue no copyright, print out and distribute the PDF files as you like.
    (Most of them have the best quality anyway)
    3) Follow this example yourself :)
    4) AMiGA Guide Magazine is now dead, may it rest in peace.

    R.I.P. Amiga Guide

    5) Watch this space ...

    - ed
      5 comments  

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