Bulgarian developer bootZero.com has announced new adapters for Apple II enthusiasts needing practical solutions for exotic drive configurations. The D2split is an add-on accessory cable for the HDDD A2, intended to make daisy-chaining your HDDD A2 with native Apple drives easier. The A2split is also an HDDD A2 accessory, but it’s forte is to make […]
Volume 14, Issue 4 (December 2009) of Juiced.GS, the last remaining Apple II publication in print, shipped today to all subscribers. This issue features interviews with five present-day Apple II hardware developers; reviews of Syndicomm’s APDA CD-ROM products, the book Twisty Little Passages, and the movie Welcome to Macintosh; an introduction to structured programming in […]
Mike Willegal wrote in to update us on several of his hardware projects: Hi Sean, An update on my A1 and AII project efforts that may be of interest. First is the bad news. I’m planning on raising the price on the base A2 rev 0 replica kits by $50 to $400 as of Feb […]
David Schmidt (ADTPro maintainer) has produced another top-notch video, this time demonstrating how to clean an Apple Disk II Drive. Old-timer Apple II users may take this sort of general maintenance for granted, but those new to the Apple II and the techo-timid will appreciate David’s clear, easy steps.
The Apple IIGS Laptop Project has officially arrived. Inspired by previous efforts, the team behind this project has been working to deliver the dream machine practically every die-hard Apple II fanatic has wanted for years — a portable, 100% authentic Apple IIGS. This won’t be a compromised, stripped down luggable. The A2GSP Team has promised […]
David Schmidt wrote in to tell us that the Apple3.org portal is back online. If you’re a die-hard Apple III user (aren’t they all?) then you’ll likely find something of interest there; manuals, software and helpful resources abound.
I’m often intrigued by people’s Apple II stories. I enjoy hearing how they discovered the Apple II in their own unique way and the impact it’s made in their life. I’m curious why after all these years and advancements in computing technology, they still choose to spend time hacking on a supposedly obsolete computer. I […]
The developers of the iDisk for Apple II card have posted an update. In summary, they’ve responded to feedback from the Apple II Community and relocated the USB ports from the rear of the iDisk card to the front (so hacking your case is no longer necessary). They’ve also lowered the price (always welcome) and […]
TouchArcade reports that the 1982 Apple II game Transylvania has been ported to the iPhone, complete with the original graphics!