Alex Freed (FPGApple, Pseudo-Disk II) announced to comp.sys.apple2 that he has programmed a new version of FPGApple. Written in Verilog HDL and running on the Altera Cyclone II DE1 board, FPGApple is a soft computer; the entire Apple II architecture is simulated in software on a field-programmable gate array system. FPGApple can read NIB images […]
The cat is almost out of the bag
Something cool for the Apple II community is coming. I’ve hinted around about this (and a few other things) in previous posts on A2Central and in podcast interviews I’ve been part of. All I can say for now, is that when this site finally goes live, it’s going to be very good news for Apple […]
Brutal Deluxe releases rDOS 3.3 FST
Apple II programming group Brutal Deluxe has released a new File System Translator (FST) for GS/OS 4.x that allows access to rDOS 3.3 disks. I’ve attached Antoine’s announcement (posted to comp.sys.apple2).
Littlejohn Systems reveals new products, hints at others
In true Apple II hacker fashion, Littlejohn Systems has announced a few new products that are about to be released… and posted mysterious clues about others that won’t be released for a few months, or until KFest 2008. First, we have confirmation that a version of the LittlePower is being made for the Apple IIe, […]
Luddite’s 64K Apple //e web server
Simon Williams, of 8-bit Sound & Fury has launched the first publicly accessible web server that I know of, running on a 1MHz 64K Apple //e using Contiki Web Server 2.0, an Uthernet card and a single floppy drive for storage. Simon warns the site is “finicky” (try reloading if you can’t access the site), […]
Get Lamp documentary update
Jason Scott, creator of BBS: The Documentary, recently updated the Web site for his latest project, Get Lamp, a documentary of text adventures: Primary shooting of GET LAMP has completed. Over 80 interviews were conducted across three countries to capture some amount of the massive story of the text adventure. While I certainly don’t consider […]
Brutal Deluxe site returns with exciting new content
Famed French Apple II programming group Brutal Deluxe has launched a new web site with links to the programs they’ve produced over the years. The site also features a treasure trove of previously unreleased software, content and source code that Apple II users are definitely going to want to check out. It’s great to see […]
Is a new Apple //c really worth… Update
Thanks to Warren Ernst (and Digg), we’ve learned who the lucky winner is, of the brand new Apple //c that recently auctioned on eBay for $2553… and now you can vicariously experience the unboxing of that 20 year old Apple //c via Dansays’ flickr album documenting the big event. You won’t get to enjoy the […]
ADTPro 1.0.5 update released
David Schmidt has released ADTPro 1.0.5, to fix a few bugs.
A2Unplugged show #0023 released
Ryan Suenaga presents A2Unplugged, show #0023. This episode is entitled “A IIgs Toolbox Programming Primer”. A2Unplugged can be freely downloaded from the podcast’s web site, or subscribed to from the Apple iTunes store.