Category: General

FAPPLE2 Fest 2018

A gathering of Apple II hobbyists from around Japan this week put together one of the most interesting events this Apple guy has been to yet.   While most events tend to put together schedules that are structured and adhered to religiously, the schedule for this event was pretty much out the window the minute people […]

WOzFest DB9 Announced for 28 April 2018

From the europlus zone blog: I’m very happy to announce the date for the next WOzFest, WOzFest DB9 – Saturday 28 April 2018, starting around midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00). The theme for WOzFest DB9 is “Communications” – serial, networked, wireless, and wired. Further details on the announcement post, and updates will be posted under the europlus blog’s WOzFest […]

OZ KFest 2017 Recap

If you were not able to attend the Australian version of Kansasfest, OZ KFest 2017, Sean McNamara has a thorough wrap up of the event for your enjoyment at https://the.europlus.zone/ For more information on OZ KFest or for announcements of the next event, you can follow the official Twitter account at: https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&q=%23ozkfest2017&src=typd Please follow and […]

Compuserve Forums to Finally Bite the Dust

The long running messaging and forum service, CompuServe is now on its last month of borrowed time.   With messaging and chat services no longer being viable money makers and the forums pull dwindling, the longest running communications service in America is coming to a close. According to a posting on the forums, Dear Forum friends […]

Dates for Kansasfest 2018 Announced

A posting to the Kansasfest group has announced the dates for the 2018 edition of Kansasfest.   According to the posting by committee member, Sean Fahey, Mark your calendar for KansasFest 2018, July 16th (early-early arrival) through July 22nd, at Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri. for more information about Kanasfest, check out the organization’s website at […]

OZ KFest Registration Now Open

Oz KFest 2017, the Australian retro computing gathering, is now open for registration. Oz KFest provides a similar experience to the well known and admired Kansasfest Apple II convention. For the first time, Oz KFest will be held at a venue with on-site accomodation to provide the opportunity for close collaboration. Also for the first […]

Manila Gear Introduces the 2soniq and Announces New Partnership with ReActiveMicro

Contact:​ Jon Christopher Co John Valdezco https://www.manilagear.com   Henry Courbis http://reactivemicro.com Manila Gear Introduces the 2soniq and Announces New Partnership with ReActiveMicro Mountain View, CA, 7 April 2016 — Manila Gear today announced the 2soniq interface card for the Apple IIGS. The card gives IIGS owners the ability to connect 2 powered speakers so they […]