Floppy Days Episode 22 – The APF Imagination Machine

News, upcoming vintage computer shows, feedback.

Main topic: The APF Imagination Machine

Links Mentioned in the Show:

News

Feedback

Emulation

Current Web Sites/Links/Mail Lists

References

Closing

Source: Floppy Days Episode 22 – The APF Imagination Machine

    

Floppy Days Episode 21 – Live from KansasFest!

In this special joint podcast, live from KansasFest 2014, we discuss our favorite parts of KFest, play a game of 2 Truths and 1 Lie, and more!

Podcast Title: “Retro Open ANTICHertz Mac Quarter Poly Floppy Drop”

Hosts:

Antic – Randy Kindig, Kevin Savetz

Drop III Inches – Mike Maginnis, Paul Hagstrom

Floppy Days – Randy Kindig

IndieSider – Ken Gagne

No Quarter – Carrington Vanston, Mike Maginnis

1 MHz – Carrington Vanston

Open Apple – Mike Maginnis, Quinn Dunki

Polygamer – Ken Gagne

Retro Computing Roundtable – Carrington Vanston, Paul Hagstrom, Steve Weyhrich

RetroMacCast – John Leake

Intro Song – “Lazy Hazy Crazy KFest” lyrics created and sung by Steve Weyhrich

http://traffic.libsyn.com/floppydays/21FloppyDays_2014_07_Live_From_KFest.mp3

Source: Floppy Days Episode 21 – Live from KansasFest!

    

Floppy Days Episode 20 – Peter Bartlett TRS-80 Model I MISE

Bonus episode. Interview with Peter Bartlett, TRS-80 Model I enthusiast and creator of the Model I System Expander (MISE). MISE is a fantastic device that gives the TRS-80 hi-res graphics, VGA, compact flash storage, joystick port, networking and more.

Links mentioned in the episode:

Source: Floppy Days Episode 20 – Peter Bartlett TRS-80 Model I MISE

    

Floppy Days Episode 19 – Interview with Apple II Fan Ken Gagne

Bonus episode this month. Interview with Apple II Enthusiast Ken Gagne about KFest, Open Apple Podcast, Juiced.GS and more.

Open Apple Podcast – http://www.open-apple.net/

KansasFest – http://www.kansasfest.org/

Juiced.GS – https://juiced.gs/

Source: Floppy Days Episode 19 – Interview with Apple II Fan Ken Gagne

    

Floppy Days Episode 18 – The VideoBrain Family Computer

Main topic: The VideoBrain Family Computer. Special guest host Jeff Salzman (Vintage Volts)!

Links Mentioned in the Show:

News

Intro Jeff Salzman

Bumper

Tech Specs

Emulation

Current Web Sites

References

Closing

Source: Floppy Days Episode 18 – The VideoBrain Family Computer

    

Floppy Days Episode 17 – The Exidy Sorcerer – Live from VCFSE 2.0

Recorded live from VCFSE 2.0 in Roswell, GA! Main topic: The Exidy Sorcerer. Special guest host David Greelish!

Links Mentioned in the Show:

Books

Emulation

Current Web Sites

References

Closing

Source: Floppy Days Episode 17 – The Exidy Sorcerer – Live from VCFSE 2.0

    

Floppy Days Episode 16 – The Apple II (Part III)

Third part on the Apple II:

  • News

  • New acquisitions

  • Feedback

  • Books, Software, Modern Upgrades, Online Stores, Emulation, Current Web Sites

  • Special guest host Carrington Vanston!!

Items mentioned in this episode:

News

New Acquisitions

Vintage Computer Shows

Books

  • Compute’s First, Second and Third Book of Apple

  • Apple II User’s Guide by Lon Poole

  • Programming Surprises & Tricks for your Apple II/IIe Computer by David L. Heiserman

  • AppleSoft Tutorial from Apple, Inc. – based on Apple II BASIC Programming Manual by Jef Raskin; rewritten for AppleSoft by Caryl Richardson

  • Beneath Apple DOS by Don Worth and Peter Lechner – Beneath Apple DOS is intended to serve as a companion to Apple’s DOS Manual, providing additional information for the advanced programmer or the novice Apple user who wants to know more about the structure of diskettes.

  • Apple II/IIe Computer Graphics by Ken Williams, founder and CEO of Sierra On-Line Inc

  • AppleSoft BASIC Toolbox by Larry Wintermeyer

  • Apple Graphics Games by Paul Coletta

  • Machine Language for Beginners by Richard Mansfield

  • Micro Adventure is the title of a series of books for young adult readers, published by Scholastic, Inc.

  • Golden Flutes & Great Escapes by Delton Horn

  • Sophistication and Simplicity, the Life and Times of the Apple II Computer by Steve Weyhrich, 2013 – http://www.amazon.com/dp/0986832278/?tag=flodaypod-20

  • The New Apple II User’s Guide by David Finnegan, 2012 – http://www.amazon.com/dp/0615639879/?tag=flodaypod-20

  • iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It, by Steve Wozniak and Gina Smith, 2006 – http://www.amazon.com/dp/0393061434/?tag=flodaypod-20

  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, 2011 – http://www.amazon.com/dp/1451648537/?tag=flodaypod-20

  • WOZPAK Special Edition – http://www.amazon.com/dp/1304231321/?tag=flodaypod-20

  • What’s Where in the Apple by Prof. William F. Luebbert – http://www.whatswhereintheapple.com/

Software

Modern Upgrades & Connectivity Options

Online Stores

Emulation

Current Web Sites & Other Forums

Other Books/Sites Used for Reference

Source: Floppy Days Episode 16 – The Apple II (Part III)

    

Floppy Days Episode 15 – VCFSE 2.0 Preview

Hello, welcome to Floppy Days Episode #15. This is a bonus episode and the topic of this show is the upcoming (as of this podcast) 2014 Vintage Computer Festival Southeast 2.0 near Atlanta Georgia on May 3rd and 4th. I interview Lonnie Mimms and Flash Corliss about the show and they give you the highlights about what you can expect to see there. I hope you enjoy it.

Source: Floppy Days Episode 15 – VCFSE 2.0 Preview

    

Floppy Days Episode 14 – 2014 CoCoFest Preview

This is a special bonus episode and the topic of this show is the upcoming (as of this podcast) 2014 23rd Annual “Last” Chicago CoCoFest. I interview John Mark Mobley about the show and he gives the scoop about what you can expect to see there.

Glenside Computer Club – http://glensideccc.com/newindex.shtml

Cloud9, Cool Stuff for Your CoCo – http://www.cloud9tech.com/

CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts – http://five.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/coco

Source: Floppy Days Episode 14 – 2014 CoCoFest Preview