A2Central.com’s new online service?beginning with the telnet-based Real Time Conference and Bulletin Board areas?will enter a free public beta test beginning on December 8, 2000. Paid-only access will begin on January 1.
Woz Biography on A&E cable channel
Steve Wozniak, inventor of the Apple II, will be the subject of the popular Biography program on the A&E cable television channel on December 13. Check your local TV listing for details.
A2Central.com auction: 20 GB FireWire hard drive
Sure it won’t work on the Apple II, but we’re still auctioning off a 20 GB FireWire hard disk that we used for development work on this web site for a while and no longer need.
The ByteWorks ships OPUS ][ CD-ROM
The ByteWorks has shipped the OPUS ][ CD-ROM, a new CD-ROM containing every single ByteWorks-branded product ever released, plus a few that never were. A second CD, available as an option, contains the source code! This is an exciting product that a lot of people have been looking forward to.
A2Central.com auctioning off Apple Extended Keyboard II
A2Central.com is now auctioning off, on eBay, an Apple Extended Keyboard II in very good condition. These keyboards are great for the Apple IIGS.
Resolution ][ 1.0 released
Arthur Jerijian has released the first version of Resolution ][, a new open-source double-high-resolution graphics library for assembly language and Applesoft BASIC programmers.
A2Central.com Real-Time Conference hosts selected
A2Central.com has selected its lineup of Real-Time Conference hosts. They will begin hosting scheduled conferences that will take place from 10:00 to midnight EST. We’ll post the actual schedule soon, but the hosts will be Michael Kent, Ray Merlin, Mark Percival, Loren Damewood, Tony Diaz, Carl Knoblock, and Kirk Mitchell.
Interview with AppleWorks GS programmer Tom Hoke
BeGroovy, a BeOS web site, has posted an interview with Tom Hoke. It primarily focuses on his current work on the BeOS integrated package, Gobe Productive, but he talks briefly about the history of AppleWorks GS and ClarisWorks, so it’s an interesting read.
Eric Shepherd Acquires Syndicomm
Eric Shepherd, owner and operator of A2Central.com, has acquired Syndicomm from Gary Utter and Dean Esmay after weeks of discussions. Effective immediately, A2Central.com is a service of the new Syndicomm. Operations of current Syndicomm services will not be affected.