Posted inProduct News, Software

David Schmidt releases KEGS emulator derivative GSport 0.2

To quote David: “If you haven’t seen GSport before, it is a derivative of Kent Dickey’s KEGS Apple IIgs emulator.  Virtual printer support from Chris Mason (now with plain text output!) and Uthernet emulation from Glenn Jones are the big-ticket improvements over that code base, along with other contributions gathered up from several other KEGS […]

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An insider’s look at Cortland

Karl Grabe worked at Apple Computer, Inc. from 1983 to 1998.  In 1985, he was transferred from the Cork office to Cupertino to work on the Apple IIGS diagnostics and was the lead for the machine’s ROM diagnostics.  Karl has posted some rare information and pictures of the Cortland project on his web page here. (HT […]

Posted inElsewhere, Nostalgia & Preservation, People

PC World: “If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It”

PC World magazine recently posted a nice article showcasing examples of old technology still in use today.  The piece covers a wide variety of “obsolete” tech, from an IBM 402 automated electromechanical tabulator that handles the payroll and accounting at a chemical process filtration firm in Texas, to a Tandy CoCo 3 that today functions […]