Kicking off our new ‘Apple II Elsewhere’ topic are a couple of 1983 articles submitted by Sean Fahey. The Apple II was one of the first computers to interface with and control professional electronic musical instruments, in this case a 16-track polyphonic system called the Rhodes Chroma. Read all about the sequencer and interface.
SyndiChat chat client for Windows updated to 1.1
Mark Percival’s SyndiChat chat program for Syndicomm Online members (including folks that wish to join in our chats in the Apple II forum) has been updated to version 1.1, which now lets you choose the font size, between 6 and 15 points.
Andy Molloy joins as A2Central.com co-editor
Andy Molloy has joined the A2Central.com staff (now numbering a whopping two people!) as a co-editor. He will be helping to get stories, events, and links posted and updated as quickly as possible, and will also be helping to generally maintain the site. Welcome aboard, Andy!
Syndicomm\’s online store begins accepting PayPal
Syndicomm, publishers of a vast array of Apple II software and printed products, is now accepting PayPal through their online store, in addition to checks, money orders, Visa, and MasterCard.
No Slot Clock group purchase: the chip\’s in the mail
Mark Percival emailed participants in his group purchase of No Slot Clock chips this morning, letting them know that the chips have been mailed out to the buyers. Mark has set up a web page where you can download the installation instructions and with other information.He adds some important tips that are not included in […]
Vintage Computer Festival details announced
Vintage Computer Festival 6.0 will take place Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12, from 10 AM to 6 PM daily. The event will be at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.The event will be taking place at the new 119,000 square foot facility recently opened by the Computer History Museum; it’s now […]
Silvern Castle 8.0 released
Jeff Fink has released version 8.0 of the popular Apple II role-playing game Silvern Castle. The game includes several major new features, as well as some bug fixes.The new features include: If you’re a fan of Silvern Castle or just want to get your hands on a great Apple II game, you can download this […]
New Syndicomm Online chat client for Windows available
Mark Percival has released a freeware Syndicomm Online chat client for Windows 95 and later that provides a chat entry buffer to make your experience in our chat rooms more pleasant. Check it out!
Site updates tonight
We now have the chat room user counter and a new KansasFest countdown clock in our sidebar to the left. Additionally, all the still-valid links from our old web site have been migrated to our links page. Work continues to bring the rest of our content over.
New MacReporter plugin released
We’ve released an updated version of our MacReporter plugin that works with our new site layout. Download it now.