Category: Hardware

iPad Pro on the Apple IIgs

Bill Davis, a long time Apple user found a new way of asking the question “Why” this week and answering it with his own “because I Can!” He figured out the VidHD card was the perfect tool for connecting his Apple IIgs computer to the Apple, Inc. produced iPad Pro. Using the 1080p video output […]

Apple II Breadboard Card

Renee Harke has created an Apple II Breadboard Adapter Card that any Apple II electronics hacker will love. The Apple II Breadboard Adapter card design is complete with a 50 pin socket, all of the bus signals and the space to add a standard 830 point solder-less breadboard to the card. The card design files […]

Applesauce 1.41 Released

Just thought I’d say Happy Holidays to everyone here as well as share an Applesauce update. I don’t come on to Facebook much these days as I have been in the midst of a multi-month long move. But I have been knocking away on the Applesauce client whenever I have had the free chance. I […]

Firmware Update for wDrive Released

KbooHK has released a new Firmware update for his wDrive. Firmware version 1.0b5 mainly fixes smartport images that cannot be booted under the wDrive’s boot menu! wDrive (connect as drive A) has limitations with how it works with the Apple IIc when booting smartport images. When hdv/2mg files are selected in the boot menu, they […]

RaSCSI Available for Older Macs

The RaSCSI board is now available for old Macs. You could potentially emulate HD’s and CDROM’s with it.RaSCSI is a virtual SCSI device emulator that runs on a Raspberry Pi. It can emulate multiple SCSI devices concurrently, provides a control interface to attach / detach drives, as well as insert and eject removable media. Simply […]

Is this for Real? Mac68K iPad

One of the more interesting projects I came across today is Travis DeRose’s iPad replacement for the internals of the Macintosh Plus. While there are Mac 68K users who might get a bit peeved at the sacrilege, it is more pleasing and appealing the some of the other horrid changes and supposed updates I have […]

The Father of the 6502 Dies

Chuck Peddle, the creator of the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor has passed away at age 82. Peddle, originally on the Motorola team that developed the 6800 series chips, was determined to develop an inexpensive chip which did not cost $300 such as the Motorola 6809 did. Originally developed while Peddle was working at Motorola, the […]

Applesauce FDC Client Software Updated

John Keoni Morris, author and creator of Applesauce Floppy Disk Controller, has announced the immediate availability of the latest version of the client software for the Applesauce FDC. Version 1.1.4 includes a host of fixes and incremental improvements. According to the announcement in the Applesauce group, Version 1.1.4 includes: • Fixed a couple crashes and […]