SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 — KansasFest 2012, the Apple II convention scheduled for July 17â€”22 in Kansas City, Missouri, comes just two months after the twentieth anniversary of Wolfenstein 3D, the first-person shooter that, when released for MS-DOS in 1992, defined a genre that is still popular today. Not only did the game, which was later […]
Volume 16, Issue 3 (September 2011) of Juiced.GS, the longest-running Apple II publication in print, is now arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes. Featured in this issue is a reflection on KansasFest 2011 by Ivan Drucker; reviews of Mike Willegal’s Brain Board and Vince Briel’s A2MP3 card; a tutorial for getting started with the Apple IIGS; and […]
I scan eBay a couple of times each day and occasionally amid the cliched ‘rare’ items, I’ll find something interesting. For example, this Apple IIc-equipped electric car. According to the seller, the //c was used to monitor the car’s performance. Yet another ‘rare’ new in the box Apple //c system with a $2500 price tag […]
Bulgarian Apple II developer bootZero.com is back from hiatus and again making their unique and interesting adapters available on eBay. See their auction listings for additional information or check out our previous coverage.
Two years after it was first unveiled at KansasFest 2009, Vince Briel’s A2MP3 card finally became commercially available at this year’s event, bringing MP3-playing capabilities to the Apple II. Attendees of KansasFest 2011 not only had the opportunity to assemble their A2MP3 kit under the watchful eye of its creator; they also got a custom […]
At about 15:45, 8-Sept, 2011 – A power outage spread across Southern California, mostly San Diego and South Orange County, and it appears to be out of the ordinary, in that even the utility is predicting 24 hours or more of outage. EDIT: Update – As of 2135 Local time, the power has been restored. […]
Ron Wayne was the third, minority share partner with the two Steves when they founded Apple in 1976. He worked at Atari with Jobs, and while at Apple, designed the first company logo and worked on the Apple I manual. His 191-page book, Adventures of an Apple Founder, is available through Apple’s iTunes store for […]
Antoine Vignau’s 40×24 text editor is the perfect thing for creating ASCII art screens — useful for demos, programs and crack intros. Krue is accepting art submissions for his new fortycolumn gallery, and T40 makes for an easy path to participate. Head on over the Brutal Deluxe site to download. Recent updates to v1.31 have […]
Em Maginnis reaches back into desktop publishing company Quark’s history for a look at Catalyst and Word Juggler.