AppleWin, the popular 8-bit Apple II emulator for the Microsoft Windows platform has been updated to version 184.108.40.206. According to the announcement posted to comp.sys.apple2 earlier today, the following changes and fixes have been implemented: Changes: . [Feature #005557] Support DOSMaster image created by Apple Oasis. . [Feature #003272 and #005335] Support 2x windowed mode: […]
If you’re looking to add a bit of that retro touch to your documents, you could do worse than Sean McNamara’s newly released Silentype Font 2.0 (version 1 was never publicly released). Â From Sean’s blog entry: I have great pleasure in announcing that v2.0 of my Silentype font is now officially released as a New […]
Volume 17, Issue 4 (December 2012) of Juiced.GS, the longest-running Apple II publication in print, has been mailed to all subscribers. This issue features a behind-the-scenes look at Randy Brandt’s work with AppleWorks for Superior Watch Service; a tour of Seattle’s Living Computer Museum; a guide to cleaning your Apple II hardware with Retr0bright; reviews […]
Dr. Steven Weyhrich of apple2history.org has announced, “Sophistication & Simplicity: The Life & Times of the Apple II Computer“, a book based on his extensive and meticulous research into the history of the Apple II. …for the past year, I have been working on revisions and updates to the history, and a re-ordering of the […]
This isn’t the first z-machine interpreter for Apple’s mobile operating system, but Activision’s just-released “Lost Treasures of Infocom” for iOS is the first official way to play many of Infocom’s classic text adventures on your iPhone or iPad. Â The app is available for free from the App Store and comes withÂ Zork I: The Great Underground […]
Ewen Wannop has released ByteBagger, a new NDA for the IIGS, and updated his popular SAFE2 FTP program.
Wired is reporting that Dave Lebling and Mark Blank, two of the co-creators ofÂ Zork and co-founders of Infocom, will be honored with the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciencesâ€™ Pioneer Award at the DICE Summit in February.Â Read the whole announcement here and then check out an interview conducted with Lebling by Wired writer Chris […]
The KansasFest committee today announced that Randy Wigginton, Apple employee #6, will keynote the 2013 edition of the annual Apple II convention in Kansas City. KansasFest 2013, the Apple II convention scheduled for July 23â€”28 in Kansas City, Missouri, comes on the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Disk ][ disk drive, Apple DOS, and Applesoft BASIC. […]
“Elk Cloner,” largely believed to be the first computer virus released outside a lab environment, turned 30 this year and tech news website The Register took the opportunity to interview its author Rich Skrenta, who was just 15 at the time of its release in February, 1982. The boot sector virus was written for Apple […]
According to the Eamon Adventurer’s Guild Online blog, the Eamon Deluxe 5.0 Public Beta has been released.Â Additionally, the previously announced “Stronghold of Kahr-Dur” by Derek C. Jeter is available for the first time.Â Find all the details and downloads here.