June 7th, 2006

Apple II emulation on a mobile phone

Apple II emulation is getting into more and more devices. Now there’s AppleIIGo, an emulator that works on MIDP 2.0 compatible mobile phones. Talk about a portable Apple II!

January 17th, 2006

Wozwear shirt available from PodBrix

At PodBrix, they will sell, starting at 9pm EST on January 17th, the Wozwear 6502 shirt. The T-shirt shows a picture of the Woz minifig they sold last year, holding an actual 6502 chip in his hand (remove the chip for laundering). It will sell in a 300 unit limited edition. Get in line now!

October 8th, 2004

CommuniTree – Historic Apple II BBS software

On Accelerate Your Mac’s news page recently, one contribution applicable to the Apple II was regarding nostalgia of old BBS days, specifically the CommuniTree BBS system from 1981. Check out a reproduction of the manual and some printouts of posts here and the hardware requirements are here.

March 28th, 2004

HyperCard Mac dies

HyperCard Mac has finally officially been discontinued, several years after Apple quit giving it any attention. See this story for some thoughts about it. The “benign neglect” Apple showed HyperCard the last few years is very reminiscent of that shown to the Apple II in its later years.

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