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RobertJDohnert 
Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 28-May-2017 18:36:11
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Whats the status of ALICE? Did it not turn into a viable option? Is it now dead?

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 28-May-2017 19:04:38
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@RobertJDohnert

Only references I see to a.l.i.c.e. recently are in the last related thread:

Amikit X

and in recent news:

Amikit X released!

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 28-May-2017 19:29:33
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@RobertJDohnert

"Alice isn't dead"

As per Wikipedia:

Cassandra Khaw of Ars Technica positively reviewed the first three episodes, stating that the series "very quickly comes into its own, dropping any pretence of gallows humour for the kind of creeping, consuming terror that pervades the best horror movies."

Now, as we ALL know, Ars Technica is NEVER wrong.

So, Alice must be a horror movie (or a podcast, I'm not sure).

A quick question that bugs me here, are many of you so bored that you want to throw money at Aeon for an X86 laptop pre-configured to emulate AmigaOS?

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 28-May-2017 19:35:36
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was pretty sure about the dead of the project alice ... last amiwest was only a little slide of it.
the last news of amikit X made me sure about.

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 28-Aug-2017 23:58:21
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Hello all...

Did you see that the prototype is for sale!

A.L.I.C.E. Amiga Laptop - Developer Prototype (UNIQUE!!) http://r.ebay.com/5sAsQj

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 0:52:48
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Wasn't it stolen?

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 10:12:16
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No, just Trevor's machine. That wouldn't have been the primary prototype. But if this one is being sold then you'd expect the product to be ready to ship.Either that or this is;

A) Trevor's stolen machine
B) A developer cashing in while it has more value due to its rarity!

Either way a machine without clarity on the status is not encouraging!

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 10:48:52
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or just an acer netbook with amikit x

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 10:57:05
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@BigD

If you look carefully to the eBay auction you will
see Jan (AmiKit) selling his machine.

Nothing more nothing less!

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Posted on 29-Aug-2017 12:55:44
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@number6

With AmiKitX can you not just install this on a PC laptop anyway and have essentially the same thing as ALICE?

What's the difference?

Was ALICE just AmikitX with a different box and boot screen?

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
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Quote:
Was ALICE just AmikitX with a different box and boot screen?


ALICE isn't anything until it's released

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 15:21:30
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alice is a pc with linux and gdm/kde theme amigaos style with amikitx

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 15:46:14
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@tlosm

Quote:

tlosm wrote:


was pretty sure about the dead of the project alice ...


It's not dead, it just doesn't meet your expectations.

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Posted on 29-Aug-2017 16:12:07
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@tlosm

So potentially you could have it anyway by just setting it up DIY with AmiKitX?

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 17:20:35
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for what i sow in video presentation yes. and amikitx website made force my convinction:

Quote:
Originally developed for A.L.I.C.E.
A Laptop Incorporating Classic Experience

In 2015 Trevor Dickinson from A-EON came up with an excellent idea of a dedicated hardware for AmiKit - an Amiga laptop which Commodore has never produced. AmiKit X (version 10) was specially developed for this laptop for almost 2 years.

Now you can enjoy AmiKit X even on your own computer!
Originally developed for A.L.I.C.E.
A Laptop Incorporating Classic Experience


I
Now you can enjoy AmiKit X even on your own computer!

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 17:32:31
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@RobertJDohnert

Alice! Alice! Where the hell is Alice!?

Twenty-four years just waiting for a chance
To even see a demo, and maybe get a second glance
Now I've got to get used to not knowing what happend to Alice...

Alice! Alice! What the hell is Alice!?

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 19:33:08
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@-Sam-

Such as this:

https://blitterwolf.blogspot.co.uk/2017/08/amiga-laptop-emma-part-5-new-look.html

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Re: Status of ALICE Laptop
Posted on 29-Aug-2017 23:56:31
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Yes sorry, it is Jan who is selling it. I assumed that was obvious from the seller too. He has a link on the AmiKit site.

With the launch of the "ready to install" linux version building your own should be even easier - well that's the plan (as I often say

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@1Mouse

That's very cool.

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@1Mouse

Very good... I had not seen that one before...

Much like what I was working towards, have been running AmiKit (6-8) on an old laptop under XP for a long time.. But I would prefer to rebuild it with Linux at it base an using AmiKit X...

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