Ten years ago, Vince Briel took it upon himself to create a functional clone of Steve Wozniak's original Apple-1 microcomputer. The result, the Replica 1, has over the years become the de facto approach for replicating the Apple-1 experience in hardware. The product has evolved over multiple iterations in which Briel has streamlined the board and added new features to bridge the gap between classic functionality and modern usability.
In the cover story for the December 2013 issue, writer Paul Hagstrom reviewed the clone's fourth and latest model, the Replica 1 Ten, commemorating the original model's tenth anniversary. You'll have to read his article to find out what he thought of Briel Computers' new device, but you can see in the gallery below the photo shoot to which Hagstrom subjected his Replica 1 Ten.
The cover story on Juiced.GS's December 2011 issue is the Tiger Learning Computer. Released in 1996, this portable machine used licensed technology based on the Apple IIe, offering the promise of a new lease on life for Apple Computer Inc.'s longest-running product. Alas, the TLC never made it out of the test market phase, but a few units do exist in the wild — including in the hands of Juiced.GS associate editor Andy Molloy, who not only reviewed the hardware but also interviewed Kristi Petters, the former Apple employee who negotiated the license with Tiger Electronics (now part of Hasbro).
Andy shot many photographs before we settled on the one that graced our front page. If you've read his articles and want to see what was left on the cutting room floor, please enjoy these additional photos!
When KansasFest committee member Peter Neubauer gave a well-received session on the Macrosoft programming language at KansasFest 2010, I almost immediately hit him up to provide some relevant content to Juiced.GS. Peter's response was creative, unexpected, and welcome: rather than rehash the programming tutorial he'd already given, why not interview the man behind the magic?
The resulting profile of Macrosoft creator Alan Floeter is one of the highlights of the March issue of Juiced.GS. Alan proved friendly and accommodating, providing the magazine with more content than we could hope to use. With his permission, we offer our online readers this photo gallery that offers an additional glimpse at the life and times of this Apple II legend.
My and Juiced.GS's thanks to Peter and Alan for this wonderful piece!