Volume 18, Issue 1 (March 2013) of Juiced.GS, the longest-running Apple II publication in print, has been mailed to all subscribers. This issue features a tutorial for using the Raspberry Pi computer to add a network-attached storage (NAS) drive to the Apple II; an interview with Apple II historian and soon-to-be published author Dr. Steve […]
KansasFest, the 25th annual convention dedicated to the Apple II computer, is now open for registration. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 23, through Sunday, July 28, for six days and five nights of sessions, demos, announcements, contests, and camaraderie. The week kicks […]
France, March 22nd 2013 – Brutal Deluxe Software, in partnership with Jean-Louis Le Breton (CEO of Froggy Software) and Richard Soberka (programmer, author of Pleins gaz), is happy to announce the release of the arcade game ZÃ©phyr for the Apple II. This monochrome DHGR arcade game had to be released by Froggy Software in 1987. […]
Tech site Ars Technica featured these YouTube videos of the Woz and KansasFest 2013 Keynote Speaker Randy Wigginton speaking at the Denver Apple Pi user group back in 1984. As semi-official ‘Woz-stalkers’, we naturally had to post them here as well. Enjoy!
Hugh Hood has announced AppleIIWorks Envoy, a tool for adding support for classic 8-bit Appleworks to the MacOS X Finder. Attached is part of Hugh’s announcement from Usenet comp.sys.apple2 newsgroup. AppleIIWorks Envoy is an application for Mac OS X with a two-fold purpose. First, it provides for Mac Finder recognition of Apple II AppleWorks Files, […]
Remember David Schmenk’s awesome hardware hack where he routed the output of an old parallel Connectix QuickCam to his Apple IIe through an Apple Parallel Card? Â Of course you do. Â Here’s how he did it, in case you want to build your own: Part I – The Hardware, Part II – The Software.
Alex Freed has announced the availability of more 20 MHz Z80 cards for sale.Â They go fast, so donâ€™t dally if you want one.Â Hereâ€™s the text of Alexâ€™s post on csa2: The very slow boat from China finally made it to California so I haveÂ the new batch of the PCBs. Apparently I have […]
In the tradition of KansasFest, the Australian alternative gathering, Oz Kfest, will happen again this year. When last held in 2009Â it caused quite a stir: one prominent Apple II celebrityÂ allegedly lamented that the lack of a followupÂ to this event was their number one gripe. So here it is!Â Scheduled to again coincide with KansasFest, Oz […]
This month on Open Apple, the Apple II communityâ€™s only co-hosted podcast, Mike and Ken chat with Egan Ford, aka the datajerk, the Apple-1 and II programmer extraordinaire responsible for the Apple II Game Server Online! Egan expertly demonstrates which CPU is faster, the 6502 or 8088, running circles around everyone listening. Laurie Spiegel is […]
Following in the footsteps of his Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who delivered the 2005 Commencement Address to Stanford, Steve Wozniak has been named the keynote speaker for UC Berkeley’s 2013 Commencement program. Â Commencement activities are scheduled to begin promptly at 9am on Saturday, May 18, “rain or shine”.Â The Daily Californian has the full text […]