Open Apple Podcast # 45 Published

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Mike Maginnis, host of the Open Apple Podcast announced the release of the 45th edition of the podcast.  According to his posting, This month, we sit down with Mark Kriegsman, author of Star Blaster, and a modern Apple II hacker. He has ported the awesome FastLED driver library to the Apple II, so you can […]

OS X Vulnerable to DLL Hijacking

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According to a detailed article by Patrick Wardle, OS X with Gatekeeper is vulnerable to attack from applications loading dynamic link libraries (DLLs) that don’t specify a path name. “The operating system looks for the DLL file in a number of well-defined directories. An attacker could thus ‘hijack’ the DLL by placing a rogue DLL […]

ADTPro 2.0.1 Released

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Version 2.0.1 of ADTPro has been released.  This version has a fix that is important for users with native RS-232 serial ports (though they’re getting more and more rare all the time).  There’s also some help for  our friends that are trying to tune their audio settings, and a few  other bug fixes.  Initial text […]

Apple’s Paradigm Shift for Computing in 2015

Technology continues to March forward each year providing transformations in new levels of power, performance, conveniences in computing.  2015 surely is no different.  Apple will soon make available a familiar but yet radically different design for the computing paradigm.  Apple’s new dictate for computing will become either a love or hate situation.  As you might […]

Beneath Apple Dos Original Text Now Online

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The original manuscript for the book, Beneath Apple Dos is now available for Apple II historians.  Apple2Scans.net curator and owner of 6502Lane Mike Maginnis has posted the text to his website with the help of the original author, Don Worth. For more information about the text, check out the 6502Lane website at: http://www.6502lane.net/2015/03/12/don-worths-beneath-apple-dos-original-text-files/