Category: II Alive

A Tale of One City

1994 Kansasfest Report By Jerry Kindall II Alive Volume 2 Number 4 September/October 1994 Many of you are already familiar with the annual conference, held during the third week of July in Kansas City, known popularly as KansasFest. Last year, the company that sponsored the conference was Tom Weishaar’s Resource Central. This year, Resource Central […]

Rumor Monger

II Alive Volume 1 Number 1 March / April 1993 Keeping our ear to the ground (and a good supply of cotton swabs on hand), we print only the freshest gossip. And if there’s not enough gossip, we make some up! As always, the Rumormonger reserves the right to be dead wrong. Like those 900 […]

The Online Experience

II Alive Volume 1 Number 1 March / April 1993 Modems and telecommunications have a mystique which I can only describe as, well, mysterious. Perhaps it’s the words themselves. “Modem” certainly is a bizarre one, even for a techno-coinage, and “telecommunications,” despite being composed of easily-recognized roots, is a big one. Maybe it’s the fact […]

An Interview with D. Proni

By Walker Archer D. Proni is the founder of Econ Technologies and the creator of the pegasus Internal SCSI hard disk drive, AE FAX, Signature GS, AutoArk, and Universe Master. II ALIVE: By the way, what does the “D.” stand for? D. PRONI: Duilio. A fine Italian name. But people have so many problems with […]

Mail Merge It!

by Richard SpitzerII ALive Volume 1 Number 1March / April 1993 After writing a letter or two in AppleWorks’ Word Processor, you’ re then stuck with the problem of addressing the envelopes. It just seems inelegant to use something as archaic as a digital encoding device (also known as a pen) to do it after […]

Shareware Spy

II ALive Volume 1 Number 1March/April 1993 Apple II software may not be plentiful on the retail shelf, but that doesn’t mean there’s no software out there. Recently, GEnie (General Electric’s information service) celebrated its 20,000th Apple II upload. America Online is at 18,000 Apple II files. There are also a number of “servers” on […]

Ask Mr. Tech

Ask Mr. Tech # 3 II Alive Volume 1 Number 1 March / April 1993 QUESTION: I’m a member of a local user group. Most of our members own Apple IIGS or lie computers, but I own a Laser 128EX. I’m very happy with this computer with the exception of one minor problem. I am […]

Ask Mr Tech

Ask Mr. Tech # 2 II Alive Volume 1 Number 1 March / April 1993 QUESTION: I have a functional Apple II (not II+). I would like to upgrade it to a II+ or a IIe so that it will be more compatible with today’s add-ons. Is this technically feasible? If it isn’t feasible, can […]

Ask Mr. Tech

Ask Mr. Tech # 1 II Alive Volume 1 Number 1 March / April 1993 QUESTION; I’m trying to use a genealogical program with earlier Apple models (II+, lie, and lie) using DOS 3.3. In order to adapt this program to the IIGS, the program requires that each disk be processed through an “Advanced Configuration […]