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Drop /// Inches is a podcast devoted to Apple's other 8-bit computer, the Apple ///. We cover the history, the people, hardware, software, literature, usage, tricks, repair, and even news.
United States
12 episodes
since Dec, 2014


Episode 19: May Wait No August

· transcript
As August 2017 draws to a close, here is an episode we recorded in May with a lead-in we recorded earlier in August. It’s been a busy summer. Topics include: Martin Haye’s Satan Mode disk, Reactive Micro’s universal power supply, Paul Rickards’ WiFi232, Big Mess o’ Wires’ Floppy Emu, John Morris’ Applesauce, Great Plains Hardisk Accounting. Here are some of the links that relate to the stuff we talked about. Cult of Mac article: Today in History, Apple Introduces the Doomed Apple ///. Martin Haye’s HackFest 2017 entry (“Satan mode” boot disk) HackFest video descriptions (Martin’s is first) Apple III development memos (last two are most pertinent) Reactive Micro’s universal power supply kit for Apple /// Paul Rickards’ WiFi232 Nishida Radio’s UNISDISK Air Toshiba FlashAir WiFi-enabled SD card FlashAir SD card developers site Floppy Emu Floppy Emu on the Apple /// (as a boot disk) Unidisk firmware update for Floppy Emu John Morris’ talk about Applesauce at KansasFest 2017 Apple ///s crunching election data Open Emulator on Github Apple Orchard scans on yesterbits.com v5n6 July 1984 (last Paul’s ever laid eyes on) will be there (and on archive.org) shortly. Great Plains Hardisk Accounting and related links GP Modules listed in the Resource Guide 20 years ago, Great Plains had a reunion GP logos through the years Microsoft Dynamics GP Manuals and disk images when finished will be posted in a separate blog post on either/both yesterbits.com and/or drop-iii-inches.com [A couple of these links are I.O.U.s, like the Apple Orchard and Hardisk Accounting links, which will come later, but we just wanted to get this episode finally posted.]
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