National Geographic : 1985 Nov
SECOND,YOU'VE LOST THE RACE. Itmay have been good enough in a Soapbox Derby® but these days there is no second place.You either close the deal or you don't. You get the pro motion or somebody else does. Finally there's a way to get a jump on your competition. Introducing Amiga.'" The first personal computer that gives you a creative edge. Crea tivity makes it easier and faster to work with Amiga. And creativity makes work done on Amiga stand out. Amiga makes charts and graphs with more color and dimension than any other personal computer (and faster than most of them). But that's just a start. You can prepare presenta tions with stereo music and animation, slide shows, create package designs, instruction manuals, brochures. With optional equipment, Amiga will even allow you to take a picture from your video camera orVCR, save the image and change it on your monitor. Amiga can not only do many more tasks, it can do more of them at once. And work on all of them simultane ously.While you're preparing the spreadsheet, Amiga will print the memo. And there's probably enough power left over to receive a phone message or a stock quote over a modem at the same time. Amiga is easier to use and has Amiga aaas a winning aimen sion to business graphics. twice the memory of an IBM® PC. But although it can run rings around IBM, it will also run IBM programs. You have instant access to the largest collection of business software in the industry including old standbys like Wordstar® and Lotus® 1,2, 3. Amiga is more powerful than Macintosh, too, and more expandable. With an optional expansion module, you can add memory up to 8 megabytes. And while it can do much more than Macintosh or IBM, Amiga costs less than either of them. You won't find a computer that's easier to use, either.You point at sym bols with the Amiga mouse or use keyboard commands if you prefer. Only Amiga is built to give you a choice. Pull-down "menus" list avail able options from typefaces and colors, to brushstrokes and musical in struments. Amiga will even talk to you in a male or female voice. Amiga is not only the next genera tion of computer, its an incredible leap in how we use them. Itwill change the way we do business, the way we learn, even the way we think. See an Authorized Amiga Dealer near you. Now that Amiga is here, the question isn't whether you can afford a computer, it iswhether you can afford to wait. .,.Amigaby Commodore AMIGA GIVES YOU ACREATIVE EDGE.