Howard Katz has posted the May, 2005 issue of Apple II News & Notes, the freely redistributable newsletter covering the key Apple II news of the past month.
Byte magazine previews the Apple IIGS
Although it’s almost 20 years old, this extensive and detailed preview introduces the last of the Apple II line. “By mid-1985…Apple engineers were already working on a product called, at various times, Phoenix, Columbia, Cortland, and Granny Smith: the Apple II GS.”
KansasFest keynote speaker and roastee announced
The 2005 KansasFest committee announced today that longtime Apple II supporter Ray Merlin will give the keynote address at this summer’s KansasFest event. Ray will share reflections on his many years as an Apple II user and enthusiast. Ken Gagne, associate editor of Juiced.GS magazine, will be this year’s celebrity roast victim. Gagne has, additionally, […]
BBS: The Documentary has shipped
Jason Scott’s three year project has finally reached shipping status. What Apple II owner doesn’t remember dialing up a BBS, when the web was just a twinkle in the sky? BBS: The Documentary contains more than eight hours of interviews and history. Read more about this labor of love on his website. The site also […]
May 2005 issue of The Lamp! available
Lyle Syverson has released the May edition of The Lamp!, the monthly distillation of the best messages posted in the Apple II forum on Syndicomm Online.
AtariArchives.org posts classic computer graphics book
AtariArchives.org has posted the full text of the 1979 book Computer Graphics Primer on the web, with the permission of the copyright holder. The book contains sample programs in Applesoft BASIC.
Gerard Putter releases Virtual ][ 3.5 for Mac OS X
Gerard Putter has updated his excellent Virtual ][ emulator to version 3.5. The new version is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 “Tiger,” as well as Mac OS X 10.3.9.Other enhancements include:
KansasFest 2005 early-bird registration extended
The discounted early-bird registration rates for KansasFest 2005 have been extended through May 31st! It’s not too late to get signed up to go to the greatest Apple II event in the world at a great price!
Early Apple history covered at Lowendmac.com
Tom Hornby looks at the early history of the Apple I and II.
Syndicomm releases Silver Platter on diskette
Kelvin Sherlock’s Silver Platter web server for the Apple IIgs is now available both on diskette and as a download. Either way, it’s US $5.00, except you pay for shipping if you buy on disk.