December 31st, 2004

December issue of Apple II News and Notes posted

Howard Katz has posted the December issue of Apple II News & Notes, the freely-redistributable newsletter for Apple II enthusiasts..

December 29th, 2004

Download a copy of the Woz Wonderbook

The Woz Wonderbook, the very first documentation for the Apple II (before even the Red Book), is now available for download. The Woz Wonderbook is a set of documentation, notes, code listings, and diagrams compiled by Woz during the early days of the Apple II..

December 27th, 2004 server upgrade scheduled for January 1

Our parent company, Syndicomm, will be installing a system software upgrade on its main server on Saturday, January 1. This will involve about two hours of downtime that afternoon. Our site, as well as Syndicomm’s services, will all be unavailable for the duration. The KansasFest web site will also be offline, as it runs on the same server..

December 26th, 2004

CiderPress v2.1.2 release improves cassette feature

The latest release of faddenSoft’s CiderPress improves the tape cassette archiving feature by removing the previous limit of eight programs per cassette. A couple of interface tweaks also are included.v2.1.2 – 23-Dec-2004

  • [app] Increased maximum expected number of programs on cassette (was set to 8).
  • [app] Don’t allow spaces to be typed when entering registration key.
  • [app] Added Ctrl-W as an alias for File->Close..
December 23rd, 2004

Monthly Apple II programming chats to begin on Syndicomm Online

Starting on January 14th, Syndicomm’s Apple II forum will host a monthly Apple II programming chat at 7:00 Pacific Time on the second Friday of each month. The chat will be held in room 5 of the Apple II chat area..

December 23rd, 2004

Kelvin Sherlock releases InkBlot Twilight II module

Kelvin has posted Inkblot, a new Twilight II screen saver module, to his web site. The module draws inkblot-like designs on the screen..

December 23rd, 2004

Kelvin Sherlock updates Lilian and QServer NDA

Kelvin Sherlock has updated Lilian to version 1.0.2; Lilian adds a ten-most-recent-applications list to the Finder. QServer has been updated to version 1.0.1. It’s a quote-of-the-day server that runs as an NDA. The programs and their source code are available from Kelvin’s web site..

December 20th, 2004

Jeri Ellsworth featured on

Jeri Ellsworth, designer of the C-One configurable computer and originator of the AnyCard project, is featured in an article on Updated: Jeri is also profiled in the New York Times and has been mentioned on Slashdot..

December 17th, 2004

Buy a 2005 classic computers calendar

DigiCraft Software of Australia is offering a limited number of 2005 calendars on which each month features a different classic computer. The month of July is represented by the venerable Apple //e. The calendars sell for US $7.99 apiece plus shipping..

December 15th, 2004

December 2004 issue of The Lamp! posted

Lyle Syverson has released the December, 2004 issue of The Lamp!, the monthly overview of the best posts on Syndicomm Online’s A2 forum. The newsletter is available in text, AppleWorks, and HyperCard IIgs formats..

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