Articles from gtmooya's blog

Assist 1.9

Assist 1.9 is now available to download from OS4Depot. This new release makes use of Tuomas Hokka's  recently released 'Download' tool. This gives Assist a progress bar for downloads and removes the need for wget to be installed to download files that could not be downloaded with Hollywood's internal function.

X500 Plus Mechanical Keyboard

I'm typing this post on my new X500 Plus mechanical keyboard which I picked up from the Post Office this morning. It's so good I felt compelled to write a review and post a few photos!

Updated Odyssey Web Browser

Earlier this week an updated version of the Odyssey Web Browser was released for AmigaOS 4.1 that includes HTML5 video and audio support! This means you can finally playback YouTube videos in the the web browser amongst other things. First impressions of Odyssey 1.23 are very good and despite the slow HTML5 video playback on my AmigaONE 500 it is certainly closer to being usable than Timberwolf.

Assist 1.8

Assist 1.8 is now available to download from OS4Depot. This update includes improvements to themes and tidier automatic unpacking of archives. There are also 25 new articles and 1 new tutorial to enjoy.

Assist 1.72

Assist 1.72 is now available to download from OS4Depot. This update fixes a few minor bugs in Preferences. There are also 5 new articles to enjoy.
New users can grab the latest version from OS4Depot, while existing users can update to this latest release via AmiUpdate.

Assist 1.71

Assist 1.71 is now available to download from OS4Depot. This minor update fixes an issue that could occur when the user specified destinations for downloads and/or the log file. Apart from this fix there are also 10 new articles and some others that have been updated.


M.A.C.E. follows in the footsteps of classic shoot 'em ups like R-Type with the addition of high definition graphics and online scoreboards.

Assist 1.7

Assist 1.7 is now available to download from OS4Depot. As well as new and updated articles this latest update features a web search tool to quickly search Google, Wikipedia or the AmigaOS Wiki.