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Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 19, Issue 3

Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 19, Issue 3The latest issue of Juiced.GS, the Apple II magazine, is now out!

This issue features coverage of KansasFest 2014; developer journals for both Lawless Legends and Apple2048; a tutorial for dealing with resource forks from an 8-bit environment; an interview with Robin Bailey, author of novels based on Infocom text adventure games; and much, much more!

Check out this issue's index for full details, as well as links to online resources for more related content.


New IDE card for Apple II in the works

New IDE card for Apple II in the worksNew-to-the-scene Apple II peripheral developer Technobytes is working on a new IDE interface for Apple II, IIe, and IIgs models. Already they have photos of the working prototype on their web site.

They are not based out of the U.S. and the web site does not appear to give any real names or direct contact information, though there is a contact form. All we can do is wait and see.

In the mean time, here is a picture of their prototype card.


Apple CEO interview with Charlie Rose

Apple CEO interview with Charlie RoseApple's CEO Tim Cook recently sat down for a two-part interview with Charlie Rose of PBS.

He discussed a number of subjects in the first part of the interview, including Apple's notorious corporate secrecy, rivalry with Google, former CEO Steve Jobs, the Apple-IBM alliance, and TVs.

The second part of the interview covered government surveillance and the infamouse Edward Snowden leaks, as well as the company supply chain and its controversies.

An article by Zack Whittaker on ZDNet covers the highlights and offers a transcript.

Said Mr. Cook:
"I donít think that the country, or the governmentís found the right balance. I think they erred too much on the collect everything side. And I think the [U.S.] president and the [Obama] administration is committed to kind of moving that pendulum back.

However, you donít want... itís probably not right to not do anything. And so I think itís a careful line to walk. You want to make sure youíre protecting American people. But......


Oz Kfest 2015 dates announced and call for sessions

Oz Kfest 2015 dates announced and call for sessionsThe next Australian retro computing gathering, Oz KFest, will be happening in Melbourne, Australia, April 17-19, 2015.
Come join us downunder for a few of days of retro inspiration, Aussie ingenuity and camaraderie!

The goal of the event is to provide a user group style environment to exchange ideas and discuss new developments in retro computing hardware, software, preservation, emulation and other related topics.

There will be a few attendees of past KansasFests and Oz KFests and we hope to imbibe the spirit of these events into Oz KFest once again.

The presentations during the weekend will come from the participants and therefore an invitation is extended for session proposals to be made via email to ozkfest@gmail.com

If you have an idea for a session that you'd like to present, please let us know so we can allocate a time slot for you. If you would like to learn something, let us know what that is and we will ...

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