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Old school is the new new school; Commodore 64 comes to S60

We’ve come a long way since 1982, when the Commodore 64 was first introduced for a mind-boggling $595. Oh yeah, 8 bits of sexy. Fast forward about 27 years and Commodore is making a come back, sort of, with the recent release of Frodo for S60. With the Frodo emulator, users can shed the bulk of the Commodore 64 unit and still enjoy all of the heart pounding action C64 games have to offer. The latest version of Frodo for S60 even spices things up a bit by adding accelerometer support by way of an add-on dubbed Bilbo, allowing you to steer those little 8 bit F1 cars by tilting your handset from side to side. Fantastic. Hit the jump for a video of Frodo in action, hit the read link to score the C64 emulator for yourself and hit us for not taking advantage of the obvious ‘S60’s UI is so old school it already looks like C64’ joke. Oh wait, apparently we just did…

[Via Engadget]


Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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