In founding Commodore International, Jack Tramiel set into motion events which would put more computers into the homes of average people than in any other period in history. But his legacy extended far beyond the machines themselves. Just days before news of his passing, a group of filmmakers at the Penny Arcade Expo in Boston presented their documentary on the sometimes-forgotten but undeniably important subculture which emerged from the foundations Tramiel had placed: The demoscene.
Australian chiptune hacker cTrix has taken music geekery to a new level, incorporating an Atari 2600 and some effects pedals into a guitar-like body to create the gAtari.
The Commodore C64x-Extreme is an update of the C64x that adds a 2.2GHz Sandy Bridge Core i7 CPU, a 2TB HDD, 8 gigs of RAM, USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, DVI, and VGA display connections, and more.