Category: Events

WOzFest X Announced for 21 July 2018

From the europlus zone blog: Yes, I know I’ve been slack not posting my WOzFest DB9 Recap and Photos Galleries, but I am able (and happy) to announce the date for the next WOzFest, WOzFest X – Saturday 21 July 2018, starting around midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00). I haven’t set a theme for WOzFest X – however, I have organised the […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]