Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hyperion releases AmigaOS 4.1 Update 3!

Hyperion Entertainment has released AmigaOS 4.1 Update 3. ¬†You can login to the Hyperion website and download it now ūüôā

Here is a copy of their Press Release:

AmigaOS 4.1 Update 3 Released

Brussels – August 29th, 2011

Hyperion Entertainment CVBA and the AmigaOS development team announce the immediate availability for download of AmigaOS 4.1 Update 3 for registered users of AmigaOS 4.1 on the following platforms:

  • ¬†Amiga Classic equipped with CyberstormPPC or BlizzardPPC;
  • ¬†AmigaOne and MicroA1-C;
  • ¬†Sam440 (all variants);
  • ¬†Pegasos II;
  • ¬†Sam460.

Update 3, painstakingly assembled by AmigaOS’ project lead Steven Solie after extensive beta testing by our dedicated team of beta testers, contains a substantial part of the new functionality and a wide variety of bug fixes and improvements developed over the last 16 months.

Please note that some new applications (including Timberwolf) will rely on the feature-set of AmigaOS 4.1 Update 3.

An incomplete list of features in Update 3 includes:

  • Updated Installation Utility program;
  • Updated PATA and SATA drivers;
  • Improved DOS stability and speed;
  • Fixed Amiga shared object issues;
  • Support for AmigaOne keyboards including boing key swap feature; Set keymap_swapaltamiga to “on” in your firmware to enable;
  • Updated Intuition and GUI components;
  • New consistent full release string including update number;
  • Updated AmiSSL certificates;
  • Updated USB stack with USB 2.0 (EHCI) support;
  • Improved Sam460ex support including sound driver;
  • I2C support for the Sam440ep and Sam460ex platforms;
  • Updated and improved Warp3D support;
  • Faster 2D graphics support;
  • Various kernel fixes for increased stability;
  • Updated MUI with many new features to make porting MUI 4.0 based applications simpler;
  • Improved notifications support.

Hyperion Entertainment wishes to thanks its customers for their continued support in these exciting times for the Amiga platform.

Online support for AmigaOS and Update 3 is provided via¬†Hyperion Entertainment’s Support Forum.

AmigaONE X1000 Photos from AmigaKit!

AmigaKit has posted a series of photos of the recently arrived AmigaONE X1000 beta boards.  Click the link below to take a look!

http://amigaworld.net/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=34144&forum=14

And here is a Gallery of the AmigaONE X1000 photos!

AmigaONE X1000 beta boards in production

AmigaONE X1000

AmigaONE X1000

A-EON has started production of the AmigaONE X1000 motherboard for beta testers.  The current revision of the board is 2.1.   Read below for the news from A-EON!

Wellington, 4th August 2011

The “Golden” Child – Nemo revision 2.1

A-EON Technology is pleased to announce that the Nemo revision 2.1 “gold” motherboard has passed inspection and full production of boards destined for the AmigaOne X1000 betatest team is now underway. AmigaKit, the official distributor of the A1-X1000, will take delivery of the first batch of boards from Varisys next week and will begin shipments to team members shortly after.

Link: Video of Nemo revision 2.1 motherboard in production –¬†http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceePT8mOguM

In other good news Steven Solie, the AmigaOS Development Team Leader, has confirmed that AmigaOS4.2, the latest version of the Amiga Operating System will be released with the AmigaOne X1000.

Link: http://blog.hyperion-entertainment.biz/

Let’s “Keep this party going!”

The AmigaOne X1000 is not like other computers. It is the natural evolution of the Amiga’s PowerPC lineage and is a culmination of efforts by real Amiga enthusiasts, developers and betatesters to create powerful, modern desktop hardware for the Amiga Operating System.

Please visit the A-EON Technology website at http://www.a-eon.com for more details.