Category: Apple Computing

Apple Products from the current generation of items.

Apple Takes Down Facetime Due to Bug

A bug in Facetime which allowed users to listen in on their contacts without the contact answering a call forced Apple, Inc. into firefighting mode today. Facetime Group Conferencing was taken offline and according to the status website is still offline. (https://www.apple.com/ca/support/systemstatus/) As of 12pm EST 31 January 2019, the Group feature of the app […]

Applewin Emulator Updated

The Applewin Apple II Emulator has been updated.   Version 1.27.13.0 was released with two main changes within the program.  They include: “[Bug #599] Fix for Ultima V not loading in Authentic Speed mode (regression introduced at 1.27.9.0). [Change #205] Added support for Apple II/II+ custom 2K video ROMs. Extended command line switch: -videorom.  If the […]

Nox Archaist Game Engine

Chris Torrence sits down with 6502 Workshop’s Mark Lemmert to chat about the internals of Nox Archaist, Mark’s new Ultima-inspired computer role-playing game. Click here to learn about Mark’s build process, monster and tile creation, and much more!   Then, in part 2, Chris takes on the Orc Shaman in an epic boss battle. Please […]

KbooHK WDrive floppy emulator – first look

The Apple II floppy emulator options have been shrinking lately, with availability being limited to a few devices. From the CFFA 3000 last run to most other devices deprecated, there’s only two or three available right now. That’s why KbooHK coming into the Apple II community is quite welcome, and their product promises a great […]