Apple II

Updating a Vulcan Drive

November 23, 2017 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

A few months ago i acquired an Apple IIgs, and to my surprise it had a Vulcan drive inside. The Vulcan was an internal combo of hard drive/power supply with a controller card. At that time, the only hard drive options were an external drive or an IDE card. The …

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November 23, 2017 FinApple

I am now a member of the Finland-based preservation group called “kasettilamerit”.
We are dedicated group to preserve any magnetic media in any known (almost!) format used by computers as well other releated material.

I am focused of cos to Apple ][ and ///.

FinApple 2017 (c)
Apple ][ forever

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Weather Logger with Losant and Amazon Alexa

November 21, 2017 Big Mess o' Wires

Like a million other people on the Internet, I’ve been experimenting with home weather logging. I roll my eyes at the phrase “Internet of Things”, but it’s hard to deny the potential of cheap networked sensors and switches, and a weather logging system is like this field’s Hello World

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“The Woz” on our technological lives – Banking Exchange

November 20, 2017 Steve Wozniak

In many ways, Steve Wozniak was the brains to Steve Jobs’ marketing savvy in the early days of Apple. The greeting he received when he stepped onto the stage during a Money 20/20 Conference “deep dive” about artificial intelligence recognized that. The packed

6502 Workshop's Nox Archaist
Apple II

Home Forum!

November 20, 2017 6502 Workshop

It’s a blast from the past:  Nox Archaist has it’s own forums!  You remember these from back in the 90s and early 2000s, right?  Why wait to get retro with Nox Archaist: The Game when you can hop on the wayback machine right now with Nox Archaist: The Forums!

But seriously …

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An Arduino keyboard for the Apple II

November 20, 2017 Apple II Bits

My first computer was an Apple IIe that my father purchased to help manage the family business. Given the wealth of games that were also available for the Apple II, it was inevitable that its use spread to his four sons. All was going well until one of us reached