April 19th, 2006

April issue of The Lamp posted

Lyle Syverson has delivered the April, 2006 issue of The Lamp!, the monthly distillation of the best discussions in the message board on Syndicomm Online’s Apple II message board.

April 14th, 2006

Syndicomm releases Apple IIgs Internet Starter Kit

Today Syndicomm released its new Apple IIgs Internet Starter Kit, a single floppy disk that includes the latest version of the Marinetti TCP/IP stack as well as an assortment of Internet-related software, including the Arachnid web browser, GWFTP FTP utility, the VNCView GS VNC viewer program, and much more.

April 11th, 2006

Seattle Times interviews Woz

The Seattle Times has a nice interview with Steve Wozniak on its web site.

April 10th, 2006

Juiced.GS Volume 11, Issue 1 mailed to subscribers

All subscribers’ copies of the latest issue of Juiced.GS magazine have been mailed to subscribers. The issue includes an interview with Mike Westerfield of The Byte Works, as well as a retrospective of Apple’s first 30 years, reviews, and more.

April 9th, 2006

Princeton Apple Users Group to meet April 14th

The April meeting of PAUG will take place starting at 7:30 PM on Friday, April 14th, in Dave Ciotti’s basement. The meeting will center around “iTunes for iDiots,” but Apple II users are always welcome.

April 7th, 2006

GSE-Reactive.com’s clone "Revision C" SCSI card project nears completion

Henry S. Courbis of GSE-Reactive.com has posted pictures of their modern clone of the Apple Revision C SCSI card. The card isn’t stable yet. Even after it’s completed, they don’t anticipate much demand for it compared to their planned Apple High Speed or RamFAST SCSI clones, but Henry says that this has been invaluable learning experience that will help them with their future projects.

April 4th, 2006

Smithsonian Apple I birthday cake celebrates 30 years

Some enterprising souls created an edible replica of the Apple I housed in the Smithsonian’s collection. Yumm!

April 2nd, 2006

This Week in Tech covers Apple Computer history

The Leo LaPorte podcast This Week in Tech covers Apple Computer, Inc.’s 30th birthday, with extensive discussion by some of the earliest Apple employees and lots of stories about the Apple-1 and Apple II. Check it out!

April 2nd, 2006

Listserv for visually impaired Apple II users moves to new home

From the March issue of “A2 News and Notes”: The Apple II has always been user-friendly for people who have motor or sight impairments. Visually impaired Apple II users have also had an
online listserv available to them for some time, sponsored by Jayson Smith. The list has moved servers and has a new email address for new
subscribers: blindapple-subscribe@bluegrasspals.com.

April 1st, 2006

Juiced.GS Volume 11, Issue 1 goes to press

The March, 2006 issue of Juiced.GS magazine went to press today. The new issue includes an extensive interview with Mike Westerfield of the Byte Works, a look at Apple’s influence in the world as the company turns 30 years old, book and video reviews, and more. If you haven’t remembered to renew yet, now’s the time!

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