A2Central.com is your total online source for Apple II news. We curate announcements, releases, tidbits, and surprises that you’d otherwise have to scour the Internet to find. Whether you’re a fan of the Apple II or the IIGS, hardware or emulation, programming or gaming, we have the latest updates to feed your retrocomputing appetite.
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A2Central.com was launched in 2000 by Eric Shepherd and soon became a subsidiary of Syndicomm. The site began independent operation under Sean Fahey in 2006, followed by Em Maginnis and Tony Diaz in 2018.
A2Central.com was redesigned and relaunched in March 2023 as a property of Gamebits, the sole proprietorship that also publishes Juiced.GS, Retro Roundup, and a2.click. More details are available here.
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