Call-A.P.P.L.E. 40th Anniversary Magazine now in Print

Seattle, Washington — July 5, 2018 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) is proud to announce the immediate availability of our Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine: 40th Anniversary – all 96 color pages are now in print! Normally, only A.P.P.L.E. members can enjoy our digital magazine, but now this special magazine is available in print.  This February […]

Blankenship BASIC – New Manual

Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) has released a new manual for the Apple II programming language Blankenship BASIC by John Blankenship.  Beyond improved readability from modern typesetting, this 80 page manual makes using, understanding, and expanding the programming language easy.  John assisted us with this release, and he is eager to see how people […]

The Scrambler – New Manual

Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) has released a manual for the Apple II copy protection program The Scrambler by Jerry Jongerius.   The software was originally published in 1983 by A.P.P.L.E., but no manual was released at that time. The Scrambler, which also includes Fast Disk Check and Password, is a suite of DOS […]

Applewin Updated

The Applewin Apple II Emulator has been updated.  Verison 1.27.5.0 is now available to all users.  This update of Applewin includes a host of bug fixes including the following: [Bug #567] Fixed Mockingboard/6522: Reading the 6522’s IER now returns 0x80|IER. [Bug #556] Allow system key combinations to be read: Open Apple (left ALT) + ESC/SPACE/TAB. […]

The Northern Spy — The Fourth Law Revisited

The Northern Spy

First mentioned here back in 2005, and oft referenced since, the Spy’s Fourth Law: Marketshare lags mindshare by two to five years. has proven a robust marketplace staple, applicable to both entire technology companies and individual products. On the way to becoming the global technology giant, Apple earned mindshare with meticulously designed and executed hardware […]

WOzFest X Announced for 21 July 2018

From the europlus zone blog: Yes, I know I’ve been slack not posting my WOzFest DB9 Recap and Photos Galleries, but I am able (and happy) to announce the date for the next WOzFest, WOzFest X – Saturday 21 July 2018, starting around midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00). I haven’t set a theme for WOzFest X – however, I have organised the […]

A2osX Updated to version 0.92

For those of you who have been following the A2osX project, there is now a new version of the Source and Build floppies available for download from the A2osX Github repository. The brainchild of Rémy Gibert, A2osX aims to be a multitasking operating system for the Apple II much like Linux or other Unix type […]

WOZ Format Support Added to DiskBrowser

DiskBrowser has been updated to version 1.0.25.  The latest version of Denis Molony’s Apple II disk image browsing software now supports the WOZ format.  DiskBrowser is a Java based application and includes the following features: Applesoft and Integer Basic Pascal disassembler 6502 disassembler Wizardry internals and maps Infocom text adventure internals Appleworks Visicalc HDV and […]

RetroMacCast Episode #466 Released

James and John have released the 466th episode of the RetroMacCast Podcast.  In this episode, they discuss a host of items including: eBay finds: six-color Apple poster, Woz-autographed floppy, and a Peach Apple II clone. They delve into the Takky Mac, and news includes Susan Kare, the end of Airport, and Hap’s prototype collection. To […]