Registration for Mt. Kiera Fest, the Australian gathering of Apple II enthusiasts on July 24-26, is now open. More information and a registration form are available on the website: http://web.aanet.com.au/~kalandi/MtKeiraFest People intending to participate are encouraged to return their registration forms as soon as possible so accommodation options can be secured.
Carte Blanche update — 50MHz Z80 nerdcore CP/M
Alex Freed has the latest on Carte Blanche development, with especially good news for CP/M worshipers — a 50MHz Z80 compatible core! WordStar on your Apple II will become WarpStar… dBase and other CP/M applications will crunch and sort data faster than you have time to say “PIP”. Also added, developer perks such as hard […]
AppleWin 1.16.1 released
The popular 8-bit Apple II emulator for Windows operating systems, AppleWin 1.16.1 is now available for download.
Juiced.GS Volume 14, Issue 2 now available
Volume 14, Issue 2 (June 2009) of Juiced.GS, the last remaining Apple II publication in print, shipped today to all subscribers. This issue features an interview with Bob Bishop, formerly of Apple Computer Inc.; ten things you never knew about Integer BASIC; reviews of the latest RAM hardware and software; a reflection on how the […]
Simon D. Williams announced it’s time for RetroChallenge 2009! Let’s make sure the Apple II Community is well represented this year. Attention all retrocomputing enthusiasts! RetroChallenge 2009 is officially slated to run from July 1st to 31st, 2009. RetroChallenge is a fairly informal “contest” whose sole aim is to encourage owners of obsolete systems to […]
KansasFest publicity & promotions
KansasFest committee member Ken Gagne was recently interviewed on the RetroMacCast podcast, where he talks about how he got involved with the event, what traditions keep him coming back every year, and how KansasFest differs from the Macworld Expo. Episode #121 is available at the above page or via iTunes. If you haven’t already signed […]
KFest 2009 session update
With just under six weeks until Xanadu, er, I mean KFest, it’s time to put out another appeal for sessions! The session list is growing nicely (see below) but we certainly need more. If you are registered or thinking of registering we hope you can share your Apple II knowledge with the rest of us. […]
Virtu Apple IIe emulator for .NET, Xbox
Nick Westgate announced Virtu, a new Apple IIe emulator for Windows written by Sean Fausett (with help from Nick). Nick’s posting is attached. Note: Currently Virtu is probably only of interest to .NET developers. (e.g. You will need to get the source code and build it yourself.) Virtu is an Apple IIe emulator for the […]