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Ewen Wannop releases updates to Spectrum, SAM2 and a bonus
SPECCIE’S PRESS RELEASE I have today updated a few items on my website, and released a blast-from-the-past… SAM2 goes to v2.0.5. This is a very minor bug fix. Spectrum goes to v2.5.4. A bug was fixed, and a couple of minor adjustments were made. More importantly, Spectrum is now released as a stand-alone bootable 2mg […]
Open Apple #47.5 (June 2015) : John Brooks via Matt Ownby
Welcome to a special extra episode of Open Apple! Fellow Apple II enthusiast Matt Ownby recently sat down for a chat with John Brooks, author of Rastan on the IIgs. It’s a fascinating conversation with tons of technical detail that you won’t want to miss. They talk copy protection, cycle counting, fast GS sprite rendering, […]
Open Apple #47 (May 2015) : Jason Scott, Kaboom!, Infocom Secrets
This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Jason Scott, documentary filmmaker, historian, public speaker, and archivist. We talk about the importance of a nuanced appreciation of history, the flavors of sadness in comment threads, whom not to trust with special data and the nature of humanity, and failing at life. Don’t miss Em […]
4am cracks featured at Internet Archive
4am is a well-known and gifted software cracker best known for releasing detailed step-by-step instructions for cracking commercial copy-protected programs for the Apple II series, and for also producing ‘clean’ cracks, which is to say the so-called ‘warez’ were free of any vanity crack screens (where the cracker usually takes credit for their exploits). The […]
NinjaForce releases Ninjatracker
The programming ninjas at NinjaForce are certainly active lately. Today they released Ninjatracker, a “vastly modified version of the SoundSmith player” for the Apple IIGS along with the programs source code. You can read how to use it and download it directly from NinjaForce’s Ninjatracker web page.
KansasFest early registration ends May 31st!
Early-bird registration for KansasFest, the 27th annual convention dedicated to the Apple II computer, ends on May 31. After that, prices rise $55. Register now, and you’ll have extra cash to upgrade your Apple II. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 14, through […]
Apple II Festival France 2015
Mark your calendars! Coming this August 3rd through August 9th is APPLE II FESTIVAL FRANCE 2015, at Maska to Castera-Verduzan in Gers. Join your fellow European Apple II enthusiasts for a week of retrocomputing, gaming, hacking and fellowship. Apple II Festival France 2015 is being produced by Silicium and Groupe Apple II France (Facebook). Click […]
UNISDISK Air used for cross development
Courtesy Arnaud Cocquière