Apple II

Global Chip Shortage Hits Home

December 4, 2021 Big Mess o' Wires

Discouraging news from the BMOW manufacturing front: the global chip shortage seems to be growing worse, and is now causing major problems for some of my vintage computer products. This is a change from a year or two ago, when the shortage mostly affected new high-end semiconductors that BMOW …

Mike Willegal
Apple II

A Few New Things – Youtube & HTML

December 2, 2021 Mike Willegal

I’ve been putting more video’s up on my youtube channel. The latest is a demo of my Macintosh 128K. If you are interested in the history of Macintosh computers, take a look. I also added a web page with a pretty detailed description of the hardware that I have used …

Apple II

Yellowstone Beta Testing Continues

November 30, 2021 Big Mess o' Wires

The goal of a “do everything” disk controller for Apple II is getting closer to reality, thanks to the efforts of the hard-working beta testers. If all goes well, I’m hoping to have Yellowstone cards available for sale in the first months of the new year. Yellowstone is designed …