Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine Returns

CA2015-10The long-running, Apple-centric Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine has returned.  Started in 1978 by Val J. Golding, the magazine has a long history with publication from 1978-1990 and 2002-2010.

Produced by the Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange user group, the magazine focuses on Apple-related topics including retro Apple II and Mac computing, in addition to current Apple news and general technology.

Volume 25 Number 1 of Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine is available to A.P.P.L.E. members today with a number of unique articles, book reviews, iOS and Mac game previews, interviews, and other items from the Apple computing world.  The magazine is available in high-quality, indexed PDF format.

The 40 page issue features items from the 2015 rendition of KansasFest, the annual gathering of vintage Apple computing fans and hobbyists in Kansas City, Missouri.  Highlights include an interview with well-known game programmers Rebecca Heineman and Jennell Jaquays, as well as a photo expose from the event by Brian Wiser in addition to a number of other unique items.

For more information about the magazine and becoming a member, please visit:  www.callapple.org/magazine

About Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine:
Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine is an Apple-centric publication produced by the Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange user group, along with the news site www.callapple.org.  Started in 1978, the magazine has a retro-Apple focus.

About Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange:
A.P.P.L.E. has been a global Apple user group since 1978, with membership peaking near 50,000 in 1985. Offering many services, A.P.P.L.E. is also a book publisher and game developer.  In 2013, the “The WOZPAK Special Edition” book was released containing Steve Wozniak’s restored hand-written notes and printouts about his Apple II computer, as well as a forward from Steve Wozniak and other Apple legends.

Press information is available at:  www.callapple.org/press

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About the Author

Brian Wiser

Brian is an A.P.P.L.E. Board member and Managing Editor of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine. He is a long-time Apple consultant, historian and archivist.

Brian designed, edited, and co-produced several books including: “Cyber Jack: The Adventures of Robert Clardy and Synergistic Software”, “Synergistic Software: The Early Games”, “Nibble Viewpoints: Business Insights From The Computing Revolution”, “What’s Where in the Apple: Enhanced Edition”, and “The WOZPAK: Special Edition” – an important Apple II historical book with Steve Wozniak’s restored original, technical handwritten notes as well as a forward from Steve Wozniak and other Apple legends. Brian also co-produced the retro iOS game “Structris.”

Brian was an extra in Joss Whedon’s movie “Serenity,” leading him to being a producer/director for the documentary film “Done The Impossible: The Fans’ Tale of Firefly & Serenity.” He brought some of the Firefly cast aboard his Browncoat Cruise and recruited several of the Firefly cast to appear in a film for charity. Brian speaks about his adventures at conventions around the country.