Volume 18, Issue 2 (June 2013) 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 the discovery and publication of 8-bit shooting game Zéphyr; an interview with the conference services staff at Rockhurst University, host of KansasFest; reviews of Option8’s RetroConnector keyboard […]
Woz attends historic testing of five Apple 1 computers
Today’s Woz-stalking is courtesy Dean Nichols and The San Jose Mercury News. Tuesday, June 18th saw Steve Wozniak and several other *very notable* attendees gathered at History San Jose to power-on and test no fewer than five Apple 1 computers. How many of us wish they could have been there to see that?
OzKFest dates announced, July 26-28 Brisbane Australia
Andrew Roughan has announced the date and location of the (we think) second-largest gathering of Apple II users in the world.
Apple II serial A2S1-0047 (1-243) sells for over $23K
A rare early production Apple II in a ventless case has sold on eBay for an unprecedented USD $23,099. Despite the Apple II having been upgraded, most of the unit was completely original and in working condition. A pair of early Disk II drives (serials unknown) were also included, as well as several peripherals from […]
RetroConnector //e and //c – adapt your Apple II keyboard to a modern device
Usually, retro-computing hobbyists attempt to hack and adapt new hardware to interface with older machines. The RetroConnector by Option8 does the opposite. It let’s you interface your Apple //c or //e keyboard with a modern device such as a PC or iPad. Two models, both based on the PJRC Teensy (an Arduino clone), are available […]
Open Apple #28 (June 2013): Lon Seidman, BBSs, Steve Wozniak, and documentaries
This month on Open Apple, the Apple II community’s only monthly podcast, Mike and Ken chat with Lon Seidman, sysop of the Matrix Returns BBS and co-host of Behind the Video. The dial-up bulletin board is making a comeback, thanks to Warp Six and the Raspberry Pi! It’s so easy, anyone can do it â€” […]