Bill Loguidice of Armchair Arcade wrote in to tell us that Gamasutra had posted an excerpt from a forthcoming book that he and Matt Barton co-wrote (title yet to be determined), covering the first 15 years of home videogames and computers. The 8 page Gamasutra post details the historical gaming legacy of the Apple II, […]
Is a new Apple //c really worth $2,553 USD?
That’s the big question I’m asking myself. As a die-hard Apple II user, I’ve collected a fair amount (ok, tons really) of retro-computing gear over the years. I call them spares, my Wife calls it clutter. I’ve also aquired several machines still new in the box that I’ve picked up on the cheap back when […]
KansasFest 2008 countdown
We’ve just passed the mid-year point in our countdown to KansasFest 2008. It may seem like the biggest annual gathering of Apple II enthusiasts in the world is still a long way off… and you might be wondering whyÂ I’mÂ posting aboutÂ KFest now. Simply, it’s because I’m hoping you are planningÂ to join us this summer at Rockhurst. […]
ADTPro 1.0.4 update released
David Schmidt announced via comp.sys.apple2 that he has released ADTPro 1.0.4.
Syndicomm orders to be delayed 3-4 weeks
Eric Shepherd of Syndicomm asked us to get the word out to the Apple II Community, that beginning January 21st, Syndicomm won’t be shipping orders that require physical processing or mailing for 3-4 weeks. Sheppy does plan to process downloaded orders though. Sheppy is taking medical leave to undergo a surgical procedure and will be […]
A2Unplugged show #0022 released
Ryan Suenaga presents A2Unplugged, show #0022. In this episode, Ryan hosts a roundtable discussion reviewing events in the Apple II community during 2007 with guests Eric “Sheppy” Shepherd (Syndicomm), Ken Gagne (Juiced.GS) and Sean Fahey (a2central.com). A2Unplugged can be freely downloaded from the podcast’s web site, or subscribed to from the Apple iTunes store.
LittleProto II final, available soon from ReactiveMicro
Back in November, 2007 we posted an announcement that Littlejohn Systems was close to releasing the LittleProto II prototype development card for the Apple II. Since then, the product has been further refined with the addition of 4 LEDs and 4 inline resettable fuses on the power lines to prevent accidental smoke tests and other […]
A.P.P.L.E. celebrates 30th Anniversary, with free stuff and announcements
Bill Martens writes in with the latest news from A.P.P.L.E. “Over the past 30 years, many of us have come to know A.P.P.L.E. and its software very well. Of course, things are not quite what they used to be but we are trying to change that once again.” “Announcing today, the celebration begins with the […]
A2Unplugged show #0021 released
Ryan Suenaga presents A2Unplugged, show #0021. In this episode, Ryan encourages listeners to “Pick a Language, Any Language”. A2Unplugged can be freely downloaded from the podcast’s web site, or subscribed to from the Apple iTunes store. In other Apple II podcast related news, rumors ofÂ recent Carrington Vanston sightings have beenÂ circulating in the community,Â leading to speculation […]
Ewen Wannop releases Whozat NDA for GS
Spectrum author and GS programming guru Ewen Wannop has released Whozat a small NDA that does a ‘reverse lookup’ of a North American telephone number, and if it is available, displays the user information for that number. Marinetti and an Internet connection required.