As 2011 fades into memory and 2012 shines bright, the hosts of the Open Apple podcast are joined on an end-of-year roundtable by Tony Diaz of Syndicomm, Sean Fahey of a2central.com, Andy Molloy of Juiced.GS, and Eric Shepherd of Sheppyware to reflect on all that has happened with the Apple II and its community in […]
Volume 16, Issue 4 (September 2011) of Juiced.GS, the longest-running Apple II publication in print, is now arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes. This 24-page issue features reviews of the CFFA3000, the Steve Jobs biography, and the Tiger Learning Computer; an interview with Kristi Petters, the former Apple employee who licensed the Apple IIe technology for the […]
From Bill Martens over atÂ Call-A.P.P.L.E. comes the news that the FTA ActiveGS plugin Apple IIGS emulation system has been updated to version 3.5.750. Â Primarily a maintenance release, this version addresses the following issues: Download ActiveGSÂ here.
Mark. S Ressl has updated his OpenEmulator program to version 1.0.2. Â The highlight of this release is, “1977 Apple II” support. Â Here’s a short feature list: Download OpenEmulator 1.0.2Â here.
More precisely, Â a Special Merit Award. Â The Recording Academy yesterday released its annual list of Grammy Award nominees and at the same time, the 2012 Special Merit Awards recipients. Â This year’s list includes the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Â Jobs will posthumously receive the Trustee Award at aÂ special invitation-only ceremony to be held during Grammy […]
A statue of the late Apple co-founder has been unveiled in Budapest. According to the PR Newswire release found here, “the statue is the first in the world honoring the late founder of Apple, who passed away on October 5. Crafted by Hungarian sculptor Erno Toth, the life-like bronze statue stands near the entrance of […]
We first mentioned Egan Fordâ€™s Apple Game Server Online! last week. Today Egan posted to comp.sys.apple2 that, with the help of Michael J. Mahon, he has updated the server to version 0.2. The game count is up to more than 200 now, and he and Michael were able to speed up the 12kHz/6kHz 8000 bps […]
In the aftermath of the bidding craze at the Sothebyâ€™s auction which resulted in the $1.6 million dollar sale of the Apple founding partnership document, KQED News has posted an article highlighting both Ron Wayne, the third and often unheralded co-founder who sold the three-page document for $500; and Wade Saadi, the seller behind this […]
The Apple Computer Company Partnership Agreement, which established Apple as a partnership between Jobs, Woz and Ron Wayne and was signed by all three co-founders, went for an incredible $1.35 million dollars at a Sotheby’s auction yesterday. Â Once you add in all the various fees attached to the sale, the final cost weighs in at […]
Robert Noyce would have turned 84 today, and Google decided to give him a posthumous birthday present in the form of one of their famous Doodles.Â Considered one of the inventors of the microchip, Noyce was nicknamed the â€œMayor of Silicon Valleyâ€.Â Noyce co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and then left to co-found Intel with […]