In case you missed it (I did), Carrington Vanston has posted a new episode of 1MHz! The Apple II Podcast. Its nice to see (hear?) Carrington behind the mic again. Download direct or subscribe via iTunes.
The CFFA3000 has reached its third and probably final revision, according to Rich Dreher, and it might be available in time for KansasFest. Everyone is going to want one (or two or three), so drop Rich an e-mail to get on the waiting list.
Apple II writer, editor, podcaster, programmer, advocate, and friend Ryan Suenaga passed away yesterday. The Hawai’i Star Advertiser reports that Ryan was hiking the Olomana Trail with friends when he suffered a fatal fall. Ryan’s contributions to the Apple II community include being the editor-in-chief of Juiced.GS, GEnieLamp, and Apple II News & Notes; writing […]
Pulsewave celebrates it’s 5th anniversary as the United States’ longest running Chip Music event dedicated to the artistic expression of retrogaming and vintage computer visuals and music. The event will be held Saturday April 30th at The Tank (formerly the 45th St. Theater between 8th and 9th Avenues), 354 W. 45th St. in Hell’s Kitchen. […]
Vince Briel will be conducting a KansasFest workshop this year to build his new A2MP3 card. Vince demoed a prototype of the card a couple of years ago at KFest. Included in the $99 workshop fee are all parts needed to build the card, along with Vince’s expert guidance (please bring your own soldering iron). […]
Kevin Dady is posting a three part series on how he created an Apple II weather display using an Apple //c (with a little help from a Linux PC). Part 1 is available now at the Hack A Day website. Part 2 Part 3
Via Usenet comp.sys.apple2, Ewen Wannop has announced NiftySpell v1.1 is now freeware. Ewen’s complete post is attached: NiftySpell v1.1 NDA A welcome return to the NiftySpell NDA by Chris Vavruska. Originally sold by Shareware Solutions II, NiftySpell has been reclassified as Freeware, and is now available on general release. The NDA can be used on […]
Em Maginnis and Ken Gagne have released the third monthly episode of their Apple II podcast, Open Apple. In this show, Mike and Ken joined by KansasFest committee member Peter Neubauer to talk about attending KansasFest and VCF and reading Juiced.GS, 300 Baud, Twisty Little Passages, and Don Lancaster’s Assembly Cookbook; review favorite edutainment software; […]
Now that registration is open, the KansasFest planning committee is accepting session proposals for this year’s event. Sessions run from 30-60 minutes, and cover most any Apple II related subject. They are the lifeblood of KFest, and a great way for attendees to share their knowledge, interests and passion with others. You don’t have to […]
The Apple //c (and probably the IIGS) just got some more love. Cedric Peltier has posted an update to his Smartport virtual hard drive project along with a YouTube video of it in action. Hi all, Some news about the smartport virtual hard drive project, since last year. The embedded usb version is near completion, […]