Volume 13, Issue 3 (September 2008)

Volume 13, Issue 3 (September 2008)
2My Home PageSize MattersKen Gagne24 pages this issue, plenty of new content, even more content at Juiced.GS Web site
3ReviewADTPro RevisitedMike MaginnisCorrections to ADTPro review
4-9Cover storyKansasFest 2008Ken GagneKansasFest 2008 coverage
9AdvertisementSyndicommSyndicomm software
10-11ReviewComputer Gaming WorldMike MaginnisComputer Gaming World on DVD
12-13ReviewBuilding the Apple-1 at VCFAndrew MolloyVince Briel's Replica-1 workshop at VCF
14-15Behind the ScenesBeta TestingEric ShepherdA look at beta testing
16-17ReviewCompactFlash for AppleHoward KatzCFFA Compact Flash/IDE Interface v2.0
18Advertisement16sector.comFocus Card
19-21Tech-torialProgramming the Disk II DriveAntoine VignauDisk II drive hardware overview as it relates to copy protection
22-23DumplinGSHardware Hacker's HeavenApple II+ emulator for Nintendo DS announced, AppleIIGo portable Java-based emulator announced, ADTPro updated to v1.1.1, Sean Fahey and James Littlejohn work well together, Boston Herald mistakenly identifies Apple II as basis for forthcoming OLPCs, Ben Heckendorn builds Apple IIGS laptop
23AdvertisementSyndicommThe Definitive GS+: Volumes 1-3
24Random NumbersThe KansasFest EffectEric ShepherdKansasFest queries lead to new ideas and features
24AdvertisementJuiced.GSAnnual subscription renewal reminder

KansasFest 2008

Annual Apple II convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

Ideas From the Deep
Lane Roathe’s software publishing company.

AppleCrate II
Michael J. Mahon’s parallel programming behemoth.

Eric Shepherd’s Apple IIGS emulator for Mac OS X.

Blog post about the 25th anniversary edition of classic film WarGames.

Home of the Focus Drive, courtesy Tony Diaz.

Ryan Suenaga’s Twitter client for the IIGS.

Littlejohn Systems
Blog of James Littlejohn, Apple II hardware developer.

Vendor of many of James Littlejohn’s products.

Esprit de Apple Corps
Free download of formerly commercial, two-CD multimedia compilation.

Geoff Weiss’ memory test utility.

Geoff Weiss’ checksum utility.

Apple II Enthusiasts group on popular social networking service.

Ryan Suenaga’s URL abbreviating tool for the IIGS.

Programming the Disk II Drive — footnotes


2. US patent 4,210,959

3. Authorized nibbles for DOS 3.2 and DOS.3

4. Software control of the Disk II or IWM Controller

5. The LSS

6. Differences between the IWM and the Disk II disk controller

Products reviewed in this issue

Computer Gaming Weekly
DVD and downloads of former print magazine, including Apple II coverage.

Create, transfer, and convert disk images between an Apple II and a modern machine.

Replica 1
Vince Briel’s working replica of the original Apple-1.

Vintage Computer Festival
Fifth annual East Coast expo celebrating classic computers.

CFFA v2.0
CompactFlash for Apple II.


Apple II for the Nintendo DS
Grizzly Adams’ emulator for a popular handheld gaming system.

Apple II emulator for Mac OS X and cell phones.

Sean Fahey & James Littlejohn
The continuing misadventures of two Apple II hardware hackers.

The Boston Herald
Initial report on MIT students building an Apple II laptop.

Follow-up story on the Apple II laptop not being based on the Apple II.

Home of Derek Lomas’ affordable laptop based on the Famicom.

Ben Heck
A real, working laptop Apple IIGS.

Apple IIGS laptop
Demo YouTube video — shows unboxing and custom features.