Rich Dreher has announced that a new run of CFFA3000 boards will be available sometime later this year. Pre-orders are not currently being taken, but you can get on his email list to be notified about details as they become available. This will also help Rich gauge interest in the next run. Project Status: 4/23/2013: […]
ADTPro 1.2.7 released
David Schmidt has announced the release of the latest version of the ADTPro utility.Â Here’s what’s new: Just a few little niceties this go-round: Inspired by Sheldon Simms’ project to stay serial for not only booting but also disk serving, I combined Speediboot and the Virtual Serial Driver so that you can boot into the […]
Open Apple podcast #26 (Apr 2013) now available
This month on Open Apple, Mike and Ken chat with Earl Evans, Retrobits podcast host and Commodore 64 enthusiast — but we don’t hold that against him. Registration for KansasFest 2013 is open, and we all want to go, but Earl has another destination in mind. Tech history is being unearthed before our eyes, with […]
First call for KansasFest sessions
While the evenings and nights of KansasFest are renowned for their spontaneity, the mornings and afternoons are reserved for sessions spanning a variety of uses, extensions, and applications of the Apple II family. Just as varied as these sessions are the good people who volunteer to present them. If you have a topic you’d like […]
Another run of CFFA1s
Rich Dreher, creator of the popular CFFA line of Apple-1 and Apple II expansion boards, has announced that cards from the next run of 200 CFFA1 are now available to order for $109.95 + shipping.Â The CFFA1 is compatible with Vince Briel’s Replica 1, Mike Willegal’s Apple 1 Mimeo, the Obtronix clone, and of course, […]
Ewen Wannop releases RamRunTime NDA
Ewen Wannop is one of the busiest and most productive programmers in the Apple II community. Ewen’s latest project is RamRunTime (PDF manual), a versatile BRAM utility NDA for the Apple IIGS. You can read all about it in Ewen’s announcement attached below. In response to a suggestion from Jayson Smith, I have released a […]
Apple 1 and II schematics… as art for your wall.
City Prints is offering a collection of prints featuring the schematics of iconic computers and consoles from the ’70s and ’80s. Naturally, the Apple 1 and Apple II are represented. Each print is produced on high quality, heavy GPA 110# Ice Pearl Cover for a nice shimmer effect. Prints are $40 each and framing options […]
Seen on CNET: The untold story behind Apple’s $13,000 operating system
Tech news giant CNET gave the Apple II some love today, posting an article about how Apple’s original DOS came into existence. Coincidentally, this is one of the themes we will be interactively exploring with Randy Wigginton at this year’s KansasFest. Be there or regret it forever.