Month: August 2010

More advertising

I’m continuing to work on my project to scan advertisements that appeared in Softalk magazine during its four year run. I’ve re-organized the Museum a bit to make the number of pictures in each section more manageable. Thus, there are now (so far) six categories:…

A Declining Moon

I wanted to discuss just a little further the problem that took me offline for several days last week. [singlepic id=655 w=320 h=240 float=right]Typically I don’t like to point out negative things about people or companies; often I’d rather just ignore those failings than…

Text Adventures Illustrated

I am in the process of viewing the excellent documentary video by Jason Scott, GET LAMP (find out more at http://www.getlamp.com/). It is well worth the purchase price, and I am thoroughly enjoying it. In this two-DVD set, it features the main documentary (of the…

More magazines

Thanks to help from Underground //e in France, I’ve got a few more magazine covers for the Magazines Museum gallery. New exhibits include the Apple IIGS Buyer’s Guide, SoftSide and SoftSide Selections, and Peelings II. [singlepic id=641 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=648 w=320 h=240…

Christmas in August

Ken Gagne of Apl2bits.net reminded me of another parody involving the Apple II series that would be right for the Parodies section in the Appendix of the History. Written by Marty Knight, the “A Visit From Saint Woz” parody of Clement Moore’s famous Christmas poem often…

Links reorganized

I’ve done a little remodeling on the Links page, adding a section at the top for my favorite, personally most visited sites.

Back in business!

Sorry to have had the site down for the past three days; I’ve had to migrate to a new hosting service, due to problems caused by my old hosting service.

YouTube overload

I’ve combed YouTube looking for videos about the Apple II series, and have found additional movies to add to the Museum. There are now two categories for videos: A general category, for videos like the dealer video I mentioned in my last post, and…

Apple promotional video, fall 1984

Thanks to the abilities of WordPress to easily post links to videos, I have a new Museum section specifically for Apple II-related videos. This page shows links to three segments of a promotional video for use by Apple dealers in preparation for the 1984…

DOS 3.2 and 3.3 Video

I’ve recorded and uploaded to YouTube several movies of classic Apple II programs from the old DOS 3.2 and 3.3 disks. You can view of movie of THE INFINITE NO. OF MONKEYS, APPLE-VISION, and COLOR DEMO in Chapter 14 (about DOS), and a movie…