Posted inSoftware

FTA Releases Source for ActiveGS Core

The Free Tools Association announced the release of the core source code from the ActiveGS plug-in used on the Virtual Apple ][ website. The code, which is based largely on the Kegs 0.91 emulator. This version of the kernel has been modified to integrate improvements and bug fixes. Active development on the new plug-in was […]

Posted inElsewhere, Nostalgia & Preservation

Applied Engineering Repository site expanded, relaunched

Most Apple II users, when asked to name one company (besides Apple) that made the Apple II series so great, will immediately think of Applied Engineering. Usually referred to simply as “AE”, the Carrollton, Texas company manufactured an assortment of innovative peripherals that could transform an ordinary Apple II into something better than it was […]

Posted inKansasFest

KansasFest 2010 registration now open

KANSAS CITY, MO — April 9, 2010 — KansasFest, the 21st annual convention dedicated to the Apple II computer, is now open for registration. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 20th, 2010, through Sunday the 25th for six days and five nights of […]