Category: Software

Announcing ProDOS 2.4.1 for all Apple II and compatible computers

ProDOS 2.4.1 adds several improvements and bug fixes to ProDOS 2.4. Includes ROM ID detection for many Apple II clones, and workarounds for clone firmware bugs. Franklin Ace Laser 128 Unitron Pravetz Updates MiniBas to version 1.2. Fixes a bug when launching ProDOS 2.4 from GS/OS using Closed-Apple to activate Bitsy Bye. Fixes a ROM bug in un-enhanced […]

Structris for iOS Released by A.P.P.L.E.

Structris for iOS is now available for the iPhone and iPad for $1.99. Produced and designed by Brian Wiser and Bill Martens of A.P.P.L.E., collaborating with original Apple II programmer Martin Haye and iOS programmer Olivier Goguel, the game features easy-to-use touch controls, Game Center support, and background music from neo-classical composer Tomoki Takamori.  It […]

Write-A.P.P.L.E. — Squirt – The File Selector

Dear A.P.P.L.E. Here is the final version of the Program Launcher “SQUIRT”.  This version has some additions, corrections and added a launcher when you type “BYE”.  The previous version was called just “FileSelector.po”. SQUIRT directions Squirt can navigate directories with ease and minimum keystrokes. Squirt can launch system, binary and Applesoft programs. Squirt can view […]

ClamXav Anti-Virus Updated to 2.8.7

The ClamXav Anti-Virus software has been updated.  The latest update to the software includes a number of improvements to the software related to backups and recovery as well as being updated for Apple’s latest operating system, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitain. Version 2.8.7 includes the following changes: Improved recognition of Time Capsule data volume […]

A2Sudoku Version 1.3 Supports Real Time Clocks

From Jeremy Rand via the Kansasfest List: Today, I received the new No Slot Clock from Ultimate Apple 2 as found here on their store: https://www.ultimateapple2.com/catalogzen154/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_16&products_id=70 This inspired me to do some coding to try to use my new toy.  It turns out that cc65 will use a real time clock if one is present […]

Rogue Invader: 1-bit Games Are Still Cool

  Do you miss the days of 1-bit Mac games? Squishy Games is finishing Rogue Invader – their nearly-complete, modern side-scrolling shooter, due to be released February 2016 in 720p black and white.  The early build I played looks impressive and shows a lot of promise. Creator Nathan Rees spoke with me as he was preparing to launch his Kickstarter: Brian […]