Howard Katz has released the June, 2005 issue of Apple II News ” Notes, the freely-redistributable monthly look at the goings-on in the Apple II world.
Syndicomm extends its license for Softdisk products
Today Syndicomm anounced that today it reached an agreement with Softdisk, L.L.C. to extend its license to distribute the Softdisk, Softdisk G-S, and UpTime magazines on disk for a further three years.The newly-renewed license will expire on June 28, 2008; without the renewal, these products would have lapsed out of availability effective July 1, 2005. […]
Virtual ][ 4.0 for Mac OS X released
Gerard Putter has released Virtual ][ 4.0, the latest version of his excellent 8-bit Apple II emulator for Mac OS X. The new version adds Mockingboard sound card emulation.
Apple II support in Semi-Virtual Disk nears completion
The Semi-Virtual Disk, a hardware interface that you can copy a disk image onto using a serial port on a PC, then use the SVD as if it were a floppy disk drive on your computer. The Apple II support is nearly complete; you can now boot software from the SVD, although you can’t yet […]
New Apple II clone — the FPGApple
Alex Freed has created an Apple II clone using an FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) chip. He added USB 2.0 and Compact Flash interfaces. It boots into ProDOS and DOS 3.3 and plays games. Check out the photos on his website and join the Usenet discussion.
Kelvin Sherlock releases PNG Floyd CDA
Kelvin Sherlock has released PNG Floyd, a CDA that captures Apple IIgs screenshots and saves them in the standard Portable Network Graphics (PNG) format, which can be accessed on essentially any computer on the planet.
June issue of The Lamp! posted
Lyle Syverson has released the June edition of The Lamp!, the monthly distillation of the best messages posted in the Apple II forum on Syndicomm Online.
First run of Uthernet cards sold out
Glenn Jones reported that the entire run of 20 Uthernet cards has been sold. Send an email to get on a notification list for a future run.
Juiced.GS May issue chock full of Apple II content
Subscribers to Juiced.GS recently received the May 2005 issue. Interesting content included: Subscriptions to Juiced.GS are only $17 per year. Please support the last paper-based Apple II publication!
Nine years of Nibble magazine scanned, more to come
Mike Harvey, the founder of Nibble magazine, has nine years of scanned issues available for purchase from his web site. The remaining four years are in progress. The web site has undergone a makeover; stop by to read a history of the magazine. Electronic versions of 12 popular Apple II programming books also are available […]