Syndicomm recently announced that they obtained permission to distribute downloadable versions of Byte Works programming and utility products. Today, Sheppy made ORCA/Pascal, ORCA/C, GSoft BASIC and other items available for purchase online (at discounted prices), with several more to follow soon.
A2Unplugged show #0015 released
Ryan Suenaga presents A2Unplugged, show #0015. This podcast includes news from the Apple II Community, and the scoop on Tony Diaz’s new Apple2.info web site. A2Unplugged can be freely downloaded from the podcast’s web site, or subscribed to from the Apple iTunes store.
Children’s coloring book software for the IIGS
Michael “Polymorph” Stephens has written and released a coloring book program for the Apple IIGS featuring characters from a popular children’s cartoon. The program is freeware, with source code to be released shortly. Update: Beta 2 is now available, with enhancements/fixes: * fixed “no colour set on startup” bug * hopefully fixed the lockup bug […]
A2Unplugged show #0014 released
After a hiatus, podcast host Ryan Suenaga presents A2Unplugged, show #0014. This episode includes news from the Apple II Community, a book review and…. Ryan cleans out his truck.
Virtual ][ for Mac OS X updated to version 5.8.5
Gerard Putter has updated his must-have OS X 8-bit Apple II emulator, Virtual ][, to version 5.8.5 What’s new in version 5.8.5
Littlejohn Systems announces LittleProto II card
Littlejohn Systems has announced the LittleProto II, a prototype development card for the Apple II series. The LittleProto II features a insertion breadboard area for convenient, solderless connection of components and wiring. Developers can design and test prototypes much faster than with solder and wire-wrap style cards. Pricing wasn’t announced, but the LittleProto II will […]
Apple II Quickies
One of my favoriteÂ Internet destinationsÂ to visit is The Mothership, a site dedicated to preserving Apple’s historical contributions to computing (and pop culture).Â One of theÂ more intriguingÂ pages on the site (for me) is the Advertising and Brochure GalleryÂ which contains material all the way back to the Apple 1 and Apple II era, on up to more recent […]
Sneak Peek: Littlejohn Systems “LittlePower” adapter
The LittlePower is an adapter card that lets you utilize a modern ATX power supply with your Apple IIGS, by providing the missing -5V line required by the Apple II. The LittlePower is designed to be used in conjunction with a specialized, small form factor 200 watt Mini-ATX power supply and external 12V AC adapter. […]
GSE-Reactive changes name, launches new site
GSE-Reactive is now ReactiveMicro.com. New name, same great selection of peripheral add-ons for your Apple II. As previously announced, ReactiveMicro.com is expanding to offer products and services to other vintage retro-computing platforms and arcade enthusiasts. The old site will remain active until the transition to the new one is completed. Eventually, the old link will […]
Ryan Suenaga’s Apple II software available for download
Ryan Suenaga has made his collection of Apple II software available for download on a new web page. Ryan is a long time Apple II community contributor, and currently the voice and producer of the A2Unplugged podcast.