Dr. Steven Weyhrich, historian and author of the Apple II History web site, brought this remarkable Apple ][ auction on eBay to our attention. What makes this Apple ][ so interesting is it’s early serial number, #271 — and check out the case, it lacks the ventilation slots that appear on later Apple computers. We […]
Ryan Suenaga presents A2Unplugged, show #0009. In this episode,Â Ryan shares his first hand experienceÂ with Ewen Wannop’s new SNAP usenet news reader for the Apple IIGS andÂ other eventsÂ of interest in the Apple II community. A2Unplugged can be freely downloaded from the podcast’s web site, or subscribed to from the Apple iTunes store. Tune in and get […]
Today marks a significant day in the Apple II legacy. It was 30 years ago today, April 16th, 1977 that the Apple II wasÂ introduced at the West Coast Computer Faire. And the rest, is history.
We hope you’ll be able to join us for KansasFest 2007, the largest annual gathering of Apple II users worldwide, this July 17-22 at Rockhurst University in Kansas City! This year, we’re going to party like it’s 1977! And the buzz in the community is that this year’s KFest is shaping up to be one […]
Lyle Syverson has published the April 2007 edition of The Lamp!, a monthly collection of postings and news from A2Central’s message areas. Our FTP server contains text, Appleworks and Hypercard versions of The Lamp! for your convenience.
Tom Charlesworth announced on comp.sys.apple2 that AppleWin has been updated to version 1.13.2. AppleWin is an open source project and is easily the most popular Apple II emulator for Windows.
Juiced.GS has posted an 8-page sample issue containingÂ favorite articles from the 2006 volume of the magazine. You can get a complimentary PDF copy here. Juiced.GS is published quarterly, and is the last Apple II print publication in existence.
AsÂ announced in the latest issue of Juiced.GS, Ewen Wannop is about to release SNAP (Speccie’s News Acquisition Program), aÂ new NNTP client for the Apple IIGSÂ which let’s you access Usenet servers directly from your desktop. SNAP is expected to be available from Ewen’s web site sometime around April 10th. SNAP requires a IIGS running Marinetti 3.0b3 […]
The enlightened staff of PC World recentlyÂ recognized the Apple IIÂ as being the #1 greatest PC of all time. Now, they’veÂ ranked the Apple II as being #2 in their list of the best tech products of all time. Only Netscape Navigator came out ahead. The Apple II is still amazing today, even 30 years after it’s […]