James and john have been busy at work on the latest episode of the Retro Mac Cast. In this episode, “James and John discuss eBay finds: ColorClassic II, Quadra 700, and AppleInteractive Television Box. They get a visit from David Greelish and talk about his new Lisa project,and news includes a conceptual iPod case for […]
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The Applewin Apple II Emulator has been updated. Version 22.214.171.124 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 126.96.36.199). [Change #205] Added support for Apple II/II+ custom 2K video ROMs. Extended command line switch: -videorom. If the […]
Chris Torrence reviews the new book “The Nostalgia Nerd’s Retro Tech: Computer, Consoles and Games”. From the blurb: This book celebrates the most exciting period in the history of technology – the arrival of the home computer and home gaming console. For a time, an exciting and ever-changing array of different companies fought for supremacy, […]
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.
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 […]
Chris Torrence reviews the latest Apple II game by Michael Packard, of Snacking On! Software. It’s OidZone, an asteroids-style shoot ’em up with Mockingboard sound, super smooth graphics, and extreme difficulty. Watch the review now!
In part 4 of the “Fix Your Old Computer” series, Chris Torrence shows how to disassemble and repair the disk drive within a Commodore Amiga 500. Although not strictly Apple related, the techniques are applicable to any retro computer. Watch now!
By Rick Sutcliffe Last month The Spy detailed issues with his university-owned mid-2015 MacBook Pro. He had thought nothing of the fact that the keys were beginning to imprint on the screen (it could be wiped clean), but when he realized that the machine would no longer stand on its own four feet, but was […]
Chris Torrence shows how you can use John Keoni Morris’ new Applesauce Floppy Disk Controller to image copy-protected disks directly from your Disk ][ to your Mac. The video includes surprise guest appearances from Javier Rivera, John Morris, and Roger Wagner. Watch here!