A preliminary version of ReApple, an Apple ][+ emulator for Linux, has been released. The emulated Apple ][+ features a Z80 card.
Woz interviewed for US News & World Report
US News & World Report has interviewed Steve Wozniak for their Money section. Despite some factual errors in the leadoff paragraph, it’s still an interesting read. And here are recent but unrelated pics of Woz playing Segway Polo.
KEGS emulator ported to AmigaOS
Ventzislav Tzevetkov has ported the Apple IIGS emulator KEGS to run on AmigaOS. The release is based on KEGS v0.64. Visit his site to download the program and view a screenshot.
November issue of The Lamp! available
The November, 2005 issue of Lyle Syverson’s long-running monthly newsletter is ready for viewing. The Lamp! summarizes interesting content from the Syndicomm.com Apple II Forum.
Virtual ][ 4.3 released for Mac OS X
Gerard Putter has released version 4.3 of Virtual ][, his excellent 8-bit Apple II emulator for systems running Mac OS X. The new release fixes bugs in the Spotlight module so that DOS 3.3 disk images are more reliably searchable, an endless-loop bug in the Spotlight module, and improves compatibility of the A2V2 program, which […]
Silvern Castle 9.0 released
Jeff Fink has updated his fantastic 8-bit role-playing game, Silvern Castle, to version 9.0.Version 9.0 fixes a bug with maze teleporters that could cause the automap to crash, and another bug that could cause crashes when powerful parties fight weak monsters. Also, there are now graphics showing the monster you’re fighting as well as graphics […]
Woz describes the Apple II – 1977 Byte article
“To me, a personal computer should be small, reliable, convenient to use and inexpensive.” With these words, Steve Wozniak introduced the Apple II in this May 1977 article in Byte magazine (lots of screenshots too).
Sigma Seven Systems releases X/Profile drive
Sigma Seven Systems has released the X/Profile, a drive replacement for aging Apple Profile and Widget drives that uses modern IDE hard disks or Compact Flash. The X/Profile is available from Vintage Micros via their site or in their eBay Store.
Bert Kersey, founder of Beagle Bros, to be chat guest at Syndicomm A2!
Bert Kersey, Founder of Beagle Bros Micro Software Inc, will be the Syndicomm Apple II forum’s guest in its chat room on Saturday, Nov. 26th at 7:00 PM PST. We hope to see you there! You have to be a Syndicomm Online member to join us though.Old time Apple II users will remember the ’80’s, […]
New Apple II emulator released
Appleblossom is a new open-source (GPL) Apple II emulator. Appleblossom currently emulates a typical 128K Apple IIe with 80-columns, Disk II, and hard drive. All graphics modes are supported. Sound is not. Provisions are in place for serial support, but the hardware is not implemented.