Here’s a video someone put together to show how to set up WIFI access on PCMCIA-enabled Amigas:
Well, anyone around in the late 90’s remembers that there were many web browsers coming out for the Amiga at the time. The big one I recall was IBrowse, and it was very Amiga-centric. For a long time, v2.4 was the last big one that I used. I mistakenly thought that it was abandoned, but I was wrong.
Development has been continuing over the years and while it isn’t up to the specs of some of the HTML 5 JS/CSS current browsers (like OWB and NetSurf), it’s still a good browser. Check out the latest updates as of last month (April 2017):
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Unless you are just using your Amiga to play retro games or to run something specialized like a video toaster, you’ll probably want to be able to surf the web. If there was one absolutely essential app for any computer these days, it’s a good web browser. The Amiga has many to choose from but only a few can handle modern day websites. Here’s a quick rundown of each browser I could find:
The Low End
Amosaic: The first graphical browser of any popularity was Mosaic in the 90’s. I believe both Netscape and Internet Explorer were derived from this project. There was an Amiga port called AMosaic that was used widely in the mid to late 90’s before others came along. I believe it used Amiga datatypes to render images and play sounds.