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President Obama Proposes Strong FCC Net-Neutraility Laws

While we don’t often comment on politics, earlier today, president Obama laid forth a proposal to the Federal Communications Commission to enact the toughest Open Net-Neutrality laws possible.  His commentary that the Internet should remain unregulated with respect to control of content access is the first real proposal for such openness from his administration. Obama’s […]

Next OZ KFest Dates Decided

From Andrew Roughan — The next Australian retro computing gathering, Oz KFest, will be happening in Melbourne, Australia, April 17-19, 2015. Come join us downunder for a few of days of retro inspiration, Aussie ingenuity and camaraderie! The goal of the event is to provide a user group style environment to exchange ideas and discuss […]

Margot Comstock will deliver keynote at KFest 2014

Margot Comstock, co-founder and editor of the much-loved Softalk magazine, will join us with a keynote presentation at KansasFest 2014, which is scheduled for July 22 –27 in Kansas City, Missouri. Comstock and Al Tommervik founded Softalk in 1980 to share the hardware, software, and people behind the Apple II. At its peak, Softalk had 250,000 readers and uniquely offered broad and […]

KansasFest 2014 Dates Announced

As the end of the 2013 version of KansasFest winds down, the particip@ants begin to look to the next year.  The dates for the 2014 rendition of the KansasFest Apple ][ convention have been announced and ccording to a posting on twitter from Ken Gagne of Juiced.GS, the event will be held 22-27 July, 2014. […]

OZ KFest Announced

There will be another rendition of the OZ KFest this year.   The austrailian compoinent of the Apple II fans has once again decided to have their get together to coincide with the Kansas City based event.  According to the press release from Andrew Roughan, one of the event’s organizers, “The Australian retro computing gathering, OzKfest, […]

WWDC 2013 Sells Out in 2 Minutes

WWDC, Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference, has sold out their entire allotment of tickets in a matter of two minutes.   In previous years, tickets were still available until a few weeks before the conference, however, as the popularity of the Mac has increased, the conference has been a more desirable destination.   This record sellout is […]