This month on Open Apple we sit down with Robert Bowdidge, one of three interns at Berkeley Softworks who ported GEOS to the best line of 8-bit computers. We talk about what a great place Berkeley Softworks was, along with the power of good tools and proper software engineering. Robert has great memories of the […]
Drop /// Inches #13: Dr. Wendell Sander
This month on Drop /// Inches, Paul’s Apple /// has trouble connecting with the world outside, so he speculates on possibilities for WiFi connectivity, and Mike’s Apple /// has trouble connecting with any worlds at all. So, we turn our attention to literature, including the full Apple /// patent, a survey of Apple II users, […]
8 Bit Weapon posts tribute to Fallout 4
Using the Lawless Legends engine, 8 Bit Weapon posts a fun tribute to the upcoming Fallout 4.
CFFA3000 Run #4 now available for ordering!
Rich Dreher of R&D Automation has announced the opening of sales for the fourth run of his wildly popular CFFA3000 flash storage and disk emulation card. You can order the CFFA3000 from here. Initially, there is a limit of 2 boards per customer.
Tecnobytes announces Tecnowarp reserve list
Tecnobytes is now accepting pre-order reservations for the upcoming Tecnowarp accelerator card for the Apple II Plus and IIe. The Tecnowarp features four software selectable speeds (1.0MHz, 2.0MHz, 3.6MHz and 7.2MHz) and can use an external switch to toggle turbo mode off and on. It also boasts user upgradeable firmware and jumperless configuration via inbuilt […]
Hands on with the A2Heaven Apple IIc VGA Adapter
Review written by Javier Rivera The apple //c is a little marvel and it is a favorite among retro collectors for its beauty, versatility and size. Lately there has been a lot of development for the platform around storage and display, as media is harder to acquire and slow, and CRT displays are aging and […]
Uthernet II cards begin shipping
The first batch of Uthernet II cards are shipping from A2RetroSystems in Canada! I HAZ CANADA POST TRACKING NUMBER, EH!
How Quinn Dunki got her BEEP back
Quinn Dunki embarks on a quest to correct a great injustice; fix the oddball, non-standard system beep of the Apple IIc Plus.
Mockingboard v1a in stock at UltimateMicro
UltimateMicro has 26 Mockingboard v1a cards in stock. This is a 100% compatible clone of the Sweet Micro Systems Mockingboard A, (upgradeable to a “B” with the addition of an SSI-263P Speech Synthesizer chip). It’s also features a few modern enhancements. The Mockingboard v1a is only $85 USD plus shipping. At this price, THESE WILL […]