Category: Events

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 […]

Kansasfest 2017 Registration Open

MARCH 31, 2017 — KansasFest 2017, the 29th annual Apple II convention, is now open for registration.  Antoine Vignau and Olivier Zardini, the French Brutal Deluxe Software programming team known for countless original Apple II programs and archiving efforts, will join us in Kansas City, Missouri from July 18 – 23 with a keynote presentation […]

Brutal Deluxe Software to Keynote Kansasfest

It has been announced that the team of Olivier Zardini and Antoine Vignau, better known to those in the Apple community as Brutal Deluxe Software, will give the 2017 Kansasfest Keynote.  According to the announcement on the Kansasfest Website: KansasFest 2017, the 29th annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 18 – 23 in […]

WozFest 2017 Announced

From the WozFest Website: I’m exceedingly pleased to announce that the next WOzFest, WOzFest PR#6, will be held on Saturday, April 29 2017, starting around midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00). The theme of the day will be “Preservation”, with a special emphasis on grass-roots preservation efforts. It wouldn’t be a stretch to say all retro-computer enthusiasts are […]

Kansasfest 2016 Registration Opens

FEBRUARY 2, 2016 — KansasFest 2016, the 28th annual Apple II convention, is now open for registration.  Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 19, through Sunday, July 24, for six days and five nights of sessions, demos, announcements, contests, and camaraderie. Mike Harvey, […]

Mike Harvey to Keynote Kansasfest

from the KFEST Comittee JANUARY 12, 2016 — KansasFest 2016, the 28th annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 19 – 24 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Mike Harvey, a business executive, salesperson, technologist, project manager, entrepreneur, programmer, and best known in the Apple community as the founder and publisher of Nibble magazine, will join […]

Shining a Light on Retrobrite

After I gave a presentation on Retrobrite at KansasFest, people asked me to write about the process, never wrote about Retrobrite as there are so many articles and videos on the internet but finally found some time to write about it. There are many ways to Retrobrite.  I avoid submerging because it’s a waste of […]