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The Apple II Cassette Repository Reaches 670 Tapes

April 19, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

For many years, Brutal Deluxe’s Antoine Vignau has been running the Apple II Cassette  Repository, a site dedicated to gathering all of the Apple II software distributed on cassette tape.  With the additions to the site this week, the repository has reached a whopping 670 entries. The latest addition to …

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Apple IIgs BBSing with the WiModem232 OLED

April 19, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

The Vintage Geek Blog has a nice write up on BBSing with the WiModem-232 OLED.   If you were wondering about the WiModem 232 or how to get started, the Vintage Geek takes you through the gamut of the setup and connecting with a series of easy to understand photos. Check …

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Multitasking Operating System for the Apple II

April 15, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

Over the past year or so, Remy Gibert has been working on a multi-tasking operating system for the Apple II.  The system, which appears to be much like Unix / Linux, is well into development with a good portion of the system completed.  The goal of A2osX as Remy has …

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AppleCommander 1.4.0 Has Been Released

March 11, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

For those of you who have suffered long with the old version of Apple Commander, your cries have been answered. AppleCommander 1.4.0, which allows users to manipulate Apple II Disk images, has now been released.   According to the new GitHub page, changes in the new package include: We migrated from …

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Apple II Desktop Disassembly (AKA MouseDesk)

March 8, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

Joshua Bell, creator of the online version of the Applesoft and Logo interpreters and curator of Calormen.com, has a new project.  The project, with full sources on GitHub, is a complete disassembly of the program known as Apple II Desktop or MouseDesk by Version Soft. According to the Apple II …

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CFFA 3000 Run # 5 Goes On Sale

February 24, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

R&D Automation LLC has put the CFFA 3000 card on sale once again.  Run # 5, totaling 1000 units is expected to go fairly quickly judging from the demand for it. The CFFA 3000 Card which allows users to use compact flash and USB drives to emulate hard drives and …

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PLASMA Disk Images Updated

February 20, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

David Schmenk has updated the PLASMA disk images.   For those of you who have been running on the original version 1.0 floppy disk images, you will want to download the new disks.  Included in this update are a number of Keyboard related updates for both the Apple II and the …

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A Groundhog Day Visit of Eamon

February 19, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

Earlier this month, Matthew Clark posted a long held mystery of Eamon #80 – Search For The Key by Eamon’s creator, Donald Brown.  Apparently, Dr. William Trent had a unique way of winning the game, however, he never disclosed the secret.  In follow up emails with Dr. Trent, he no …

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R&D Automation Updates CFFA Project

February 17, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

Rich Dreher, owner of R&D Automation LLC which produced the CFFA 3000 card has released a new update on the next run of the cards.  According to his website, Rich says: The first 500 boards have arrived back from the assembler! I have just tested 3 boards and they all …

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Applewin Updated to 1.27.0.0

February 3, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

Tom Charelsworth has updated the Applewin Apple II Emulator.  Version 1.27.0.0 includes a host of changes and fixes including: Full release that rolls-up all the changes and fixes from the 1.26.2 & 1.26.3 experiment builds. Changes to the system include: [Change #428] Added Config Input option to use PC Joystick …