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Apple II Desktop Updated

The Apple II Desktop has been updated. Version 1.2 Alpha 48 includes a ton of updates. The program is now available in eight languages. Updated features include: General Added Sample.Media folder with some samples of various file types. Improved appearance of keyboard shortcuts in buttons. Improve appearance of ()^ glyphs in system font. DeskTop Improve […]

Apple II Desktop 1.2 Alpha 47 Released

For those of you following the Apple II Desktop project, there is a new release, version 1.2 alpha 47. This release includes two new localizations of the project, Swedish and Danish. It also includes a slew of other new features and fixes including the following items: General Add Swedish localization. Add Danish localization. Handle mirrored […]

The Safehouse BBS is Back!

From Nick Baggarly: Hi everyone, After 37 years, the Safehouse BBS has switched back on using its original telephone number! Mention The Safehouse to an Apple II devotee from the 1980’s and don’t be surprised if they enthusiastically recite the telephone number from memory: (612) 724-7066! This was an iconic bulletin board that lives in […]

GS Speaker App for Listener Released

Chris Vavruska has released the GS Speaker App on the Microsoft Store which allows a WindowsPC to communicate with your TCP networked Apple IIGS running the Listener application by Jeremy Rand. For more information or to download Listener, check out the Listener Github page at: https://github.com/jeremysrand/Listener The App is a free download from the Microsoft […]

HyperCard IIgs Extras Released

Brendon Bellina has announced the release of the HyperCard IIgs Extras. Best known for his Scipt-Central SE packages, Brendon mentions that this “Extras” stack release will greatly enhance the capabilities of HyperCard IIgs. According to the HyperCard IIgs Extras webpage, “Apple included many stacks for the Macintosh version of HyperCard that were never released for […]

ListenerGS Version 1.0 Released

From Jeremy Rand: ListenerGS version 1.0 is available: https://www.rand-emonium.com/2022/04/10/listenergs-version-1-0-released/https://www.rand-emonium.com/listenergs/ This app lets you do speech dictation to an Apple IIgs.  You must have a network interface on your GS and have Marinetti setup.  You also need a modern iPhone, iPad or Mac.  With that, you can do speech dictation in desktop application on your GS […]

Apple-1 MicroSD Storage Card

From Claudio Parmigiani: Dear friends, Antonino Porcino and I have the pleasure to share with you our latest project: Apple-1 microSD Storage Card. Main features: Compatible with Originals/Replicas Command Line Interface MS-DOS/Linux style Fast loading/saving of INTEGER BASIC / ML / etc. programs Full support of APPLESOFT LITE BASIC with dedicated load/save/menu FAT32 filesystem, directories/subdirectories supported Compatible […]

Apple IIgs Listener Updated

From Jermy Rand: “I have updated the Listener beta builds.  Both the iOS/macOS and the GS side software have had updates.  For information about how to join the beta, links to the GS software and some video demos of the app, check out this page: https://www.rand-emonium.com/listenergs/ Among the fixes: The NDA now actively closes the connection […]

Script-Central Special Edition 2021 Released

Brendan Belina has released his most recent collection of Apple IIgs Hypercard Stacks. Script-Central Special Edition 2021 is a collection of Hypercard stacks . Script-Central SE 2021 Stacks This year’s release of Script-Central includes the following stacks: HyperTuneMaker Haiku Stack Xmas.Display.21 Itsy Bitsy Spider TuneBuilder (an updated version of Apple’s stack) Birthday Warp Speed IIGS […]

Apple II Desktop Updated

The Apple II Desktop Project has been updated. Version 1.2 alpha 41 has been released with a complete separation of individual language version floppy sets. These languages include English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese. Some of the changes and fixes included in this update are: GeneralConsistently clear text screen when exiting apps. #621File Pickers:Enable Apple+letter selection […]

An Apple-1 playing music

While most people think of the Apple-1 as a novelty of the past, there are people like Claudio Parmigiani who are taking the machine to points never realized when it was in its heyday. Claudio has managed to get his Apple-1 to not only play SID Tunes but also to run a simulated graphics sprite […]

WOzFest 19 Announcement

From the europlus zone blog: Hot on the heels of WOzFest 18 I’m very happy to announce the date for the next WOzFest: WOzFest 19 will be held on Saturday 1 May 2021, starting at midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00). The theme for WOzFest 19 is “Freedom” – a good friend and frequent WOzFest attendee retires the day before, so I thought what […]