Business Insider has posted an interesting interview with Michael Scott, the first CEO of Apple Computer. In the article, Michael discusses the early years at the fledgling company and some of the business and technical challenges they faced (and had to keep secret at the time). Also, check out the companion article The First 10 […]
Syndicomm Changes Management, Maintains Catalog and Commitment to Apple II
Syndicomm, the distributor of the largest catalog of Apple II products in the world, has been operated by Eric Shepherd since the fall of 2000. Recently, growing family commitments and expanding full time employment responsibilities have sharply limited the amount of time he has available for developing new software. For that reason, he set out […]
Wishing I’d been there… VCF East 7.0
It appears VCF East 7.0 had a lot more vintage 8-bit Apple representation this year than at previous fests. Check out the slideshow, courtesy Jason Scott. I spotted Apple II enthusiasts Ken Gagne, Mike Willegal, Andy Molloy and Jim O’Reilly. Were you also there and have pics to share? Let us know and we’ll add […]
The Ryan Suenaga Scholarship Fund
In memory of Ryan Suenaga, a scholarship has been established at the Kapiolani Community College of Hawai’i. Those wishing to donate to the @rsuenaga Scholarship Fund may do so online or via check mailed to: University of Hawaii Foundation P.O. Box 11270 Honolulu, HI 96828-0270 More details, including how to donate in person at KansasFest, […]
Open Apple podcast #4 now available
The May 2011 episode of Open Apple, the only co-hosted Apple II podcast, is now available. This month, Mike and Ken chat with Apple II History curator Steve Weyhrich and former KansasFest logo designer Chris Lackey about scanning, Steve Wozniak, and gaming. Find the episode on the Open Apple Web site or at iTunes.
Brutal Deluxe wants beta testers!
Dear All, In order to beta-test Brutal Deluxe Software’s latest IIgs software, we would like to work with some volunteers. In order to apply, you should have a networked (AppleShare, AppleTalk and other means) Apple IIgs linked to a Macintosh or other machine. The IIgs machine, either a ROM 01, 03 or 04 should use […]