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VCFSE 1.0 Officially Announced

David Greelish, producer of the Vintage Computer Festival Southeast, has issued the following press release officially announcing the new convention: Announcing the First Ever Vintage Computer Festival Southeast The original Vintage Computer Festival was founded by Sellam Ismail and held in Pleasanton, California during October, 1997. Now, finally, the southeast region of the US gets […]

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VCF East 9.0 postponed

VCF East 9.0, originally scheduled for May 18th and 19th of this year has been delayed until 2014 due to venue facility damage caused by last year’s Hurricane Sandy.  Evan Koblentz posted the following announcement to the classiccmp mailing list this evening: VCF East 9.0, scheduled for May 18-19 this year, is postponed to next […]

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Stolen gear being sold on eBay?

This is being posted as a service to the retro-computing community.  The following message from VCF founder and respected hobbyist Sellam Ismail appeared on the Classiccmp mailing list this evening. eBay seller id “tvrsales” is currently selling property stolen from the Vintage Computer Festival. If you are planning on buying anything of a vintage computer […]

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“Sophistication & Simplicity” now available for pre-order

Dr. Steven Weyhrich’s forthcoming Apple II history book previously announced on a2central.com, “Sophistication & Simplicity: The Life & Times of the Apple II Computer” is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. Expected to ship in April 2013, the 524-page hardcover tome can be ordered now for $19.57. That’s a 55% discount from the $29.95 retail price. […]