The Free Tools Association has released a version of ActiveGS that is compatible with Apple iOS devices. Now you can have an Apple IIGS on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. ActiveGS – Best of FTA is available as a free app in the Apple iTunes store. The app is preconfigured to showcase several of […]
A2Command goes v1.0 with $50 documentation bounty
The A2Command project team (Payton Byrd, Oliver Schmidt, and Greg King) are pleased to announce the full release of A2Command Version 1.0. A2Command is a full-featured File and Disk Manager for the Apple II line of computers with 65c02 processors and 80-column video cards (Enhanced //e, //c, IIgs). A2Command uses the Orthodox File Manager paradigm […]
ActiveGS browser plugin adds save state and rewind mode and Silagra
Free Tool Association’s ActiveGS browser plugin received a couple of updates in January, including: Visit FTA’s site for the complete list of improvements and bug fixes. ActiveGS is a front-end for the Apple IIgs emulator KEGS. It can be run standalone or in a web browser on Windows and OS X.
Apple IIgs Laptop Project redux
The A2GS-L01 project folks posted a brief update to say they are building a new unit to replace the prototype that was lost last year. Plans are to show it and take orders at this year’s KansasFest.
Video demonstration of Apple IIGS ROM4 “Mark Twain” now online
At the June 1996 Gravenstein User Group meeting, Joe Kohn gave a demonstration of the Mark Twain — the Apple IIGS “ROM4” prototype that Apple Computer chose not to bring to market. The presentation has been in limbo for all these years, until now. As part of preserving Joe Kohn’s legacy of distinguished service to […]
David Schmidt beta testing CFFA3000
David Schmidt (ADTPro) is beta testing the upcoming CFFA3000 and is writing about it on the R&D Automation blog site. The new card appears to be shaping up to be a worthy successor to the popular CFFA card.
Mike Willegal announces Brain Board
After weeks of hinting, Mike Willegal has posted a video podcast demonstrating his latest project: The Brain Board. The Brain Board is a custom 2 bank firmware card; the first PROM bank contains the Apple 1 Monitor, cassette driver, Integer BASIC and some special code that combined, Mike has named the “Wozanium Pack”. The second […]
Open Apple Podcast debuts, features Apple II content
February 7, 2011 â€” Em Maginnis and Ken Gagne, two long-time Apple II users, are proud to announce the Apple II community’s first co-hosted podcast. Open Apple, a monthly show dedicated to Steve Wozniak’s most famous personal computer, begins broadcasting today at http://www.open-apple.net/ with a new episode to come every month. “When we got home […]