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Ryan Suenaga passes away

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 […]

Posted inElsewhere, Events, Nostalgia & Preservation

Pulsewave celebrates 5th anniversary with Apple II flyer

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. […]

Posted inProduct News, Software

NiftySpell v1.1 now freeware

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 […]

Posted inPodcasts

Open Apple podcast #3 released

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; […]

Posted inKansasFest

KansasFest first call for sessions

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 […]