Ryan Suenaga presents A2Unplugged, show #0026. This episode is entitled “Rez, Rez, Rez” which continues Ryan’s series on general Apple IIGS programming information and resources. A2Unplugged can be freely downloaded from the podcast’s web site, or subscribed to from the Apple iTunes store.
Michael J. Mahon wowed the KansasFest crowd at KFEST 2007 with his impressive AppleCrate and NadaNet demonstration. This year, he’s outdoing himself by demonstrating a redesigned and vastly larger AppleCrate with 17 Apple IIe mainboards installed! One Apple IIe is the master controller processor, while the 16 others are slave processors all tied together with […]
KansasFest â€” the annual Apple II expo of sessions, contests, great stories, tips and tricks, fun and games, and things that “just can’t be done on an Apple II” â€” is offering its traditional “Early Bird” discounted registration rates through May 31st. Though attendees can register as late as on-site when the event opens in […]
Simon D. WilliamsÂ hasÂ announced RetroChallenge 2008 will kick off onÂ July 1st, 2008.Â It’s time for all you alpha-geeks to pull out your best hacks, and demonstrate your retrocomputing enthusiast credentials. Simon’s announcement is attached.
Back from equipment (the dog ate my podcast) failure and scheduling constraints, Ryan Suenaga presents A2Unplugged, show #0025. This episode is entitled “What’s a Resource?” A2Unplugged can be freely downloaded from the podcast’s web site, or subscribed to from the Apple iTunes store.
Tony Diaz has finally revealed 16 Sector to the Apple II community. As previously teased and hinted at, 16 Sector will soon be selling CompactFlash-based Focus drives, Sirius 8MB RAM cards for the Apple IIGS, the “Triple Play” slot 7 expansion card and a as yet unnamed external switchable slot chassis with room for six […]
Chris Smolinski of Black Cat Systems has released Sara 0.5.0, the only known Apple III emulator in existence. The BCS site contains a link to the required ROM and a collection of disk images to get you going. The Apple III was supposed to be the successor to the Apple II, but bad marketing decisions, […]
Something very cool for the Apple 1 fan who wishes they had a FP BASIC — a “lite” variant of Applesoft (sans graphics, cassette I/O) has been ported by Tom “Cowgod” Greene. The thread discussing it can be found on Vince Briel’s Replica 1 support site. Update: Tom has added a Applesoft BASIC “lite” project […]
Over at AppleFritter, SteveH has posted preliminary information and screenshots (pic 1, pic 2) of his FPGA-based Apple II, using Altium’s new NanoBoard II. Emulating an Apple II in FPGA isn’t new, but this project has slots and the potential for interfacing with actual Apple II peripheral cards.
R&D Automation has shipped their first batch of 25 (out of approximately 200) CFFA cards featuring the new v2.0 firmware. Included with it are a 16MB CF card, a flash application for upgrading (or downgrading) firmware and the manual on compact disc. The next batch of CFFA cards are expected to ship on May 12th, […]