Volume 18, Issue 3 (September 2013) of Juiced.GS, the longest-running Apple II publication in print, has been mailed to all subscribers. This issue features coverage of KansasFest 2013 and Oz KFest; reviews of the book The First Apple and the movie Jobs; the concluding chapter in our history of Electronic Arts; and much, much more! […]
Charles Mangin has announced Option8’s latest RetroConnector will be a joystick shield. For only USD $35, you can now use your much-loved, classic CH Mach II joystick (or any other Apple DB9 or DIP16 joystick) and interface it to your USB equipped Mac or PC for some retro-gaming fun. The joystick shield joins Option8’s family […]
Items claimed by the seller to be movie props from the recent ‘Jobs’ biopic starring Ashton Kutcher are being listed en eBay at reasonable prices (that obviously won’t stay reasonable for much longer). Check them out at http://www.ebay.com/sch/matt_five_star_studios/m.html?item=221288156901 The stampede will now start in 3… 2… 1…
For those of you who don’t follow my Twitter account, here’s an exceedingly rare Apple UniFile Twiggy drive to look (drool?) over. It’s up for auction on eBay, starting at USD $3,750 or with a buy it now option of $6,000. Bazinga.
Virtual II, the leading 8-bit Apple II emulator for Mac OS X has been upgraded to 7.3 and features a small number of bug fixes and cosmetic changes. What’s new in version 7.3 Snag your copy from HERE.
I noticed on my Twitter feed this morning that Matthew Reed marked the passing of Wayne Green, who died September 13th, 2013. Mr. Green published several technical oriented books and magazines, notably BYTE, 73, Kilobaud, 80 Microcomputing and for the Apple II series, inCider. Our condolences go out to Mr. Green’s family and friends. We […]
As an Apple II fan site, we don’t post very many articles about our frenemy, the Macintosh. That’s unfortunate, because I’ve often felt several of the Macintoshes (especially later models) were amongst the best Apple II peripherals ever made. This story posted on CNET today is an exception, as it features pictures and anecdotes from […]
Apple II Fans: We are now accepting orders for the CFFA3000 run #3. This run is 575 units. Because of high demand, please limit your order to 2 cards/customer for this run, that way everyone can get a CFFA3000. Please keep in mind that making the CFFA3000 is my hobby and not my day job […]
David Schmenk is on a mission to tightly integrate the Raspberry PI and Apple II into an amazingly awesome fusion of old school retrocomputing facilitated by modern hardware. Pure Genius. Apple II Pi Part 4 In case you missed the previous installments: Apple II Pi Part 3 Apple II Pi Part 2 Apple II Pi […]
Jim Salmons has announced The Softalk Apple Project, a site dedicated to preserving one of the most iconic (and ironically short-lived) Apple II magazines ever published. At just four volumes, there are still over 9,100 pages of features, tips, reviews, advertising and Apple II history to be OCR scanned, edited (via crowd-sourcing) and eventually published […]