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  Apple II family - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Apple II was one of the most popular personal computers of the 1980s.
The Apple II family was the first series of microcomputers made by Apple Computer, in the late 1970s and early-to-mid 1980s.
The success of the Apple II also goaded IBM to create the IBM PC, which was then purchased by middle managers in all lines of business in order to run spreadsheet and word processor software (which at first was ported from the Apple II versions, and later inspired whole new application software franchises).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Apple_IIc   (2332 words)

  
  Apple II family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apple II peripheral cards such as Serial controllers, improved display controllers, memory boards, hard disks, and networking components were available for this system in its day.
The Apple IIc was the first Apple II to use the updated 65C02 processor, and featured a built-in floppy drive and 128K RAM, with a built-in disk controller that could control external drives, composite video (NTSC or PAL), serial interfaces for modem and printer, and a joystick/mouse port.
Apple decided not to create an open architecture with the initial Macintosh models, and this is widely seen as having hobbled its success, although the IBM PC provides an object lesson that success for the platform does not necessarily equate to success for the company that invented it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apple_II   (5519 words)

  
 Apple II family - TheBestLinks.com - Apple Computer, Applesoft BASIC, Apple III, Apple Macintosh, ...
See the computing timeline for dates of Apple II family model releases – the 1977 Apple II and its younger siblings, the II Plus, IIe, IIc and II The "II" portion of the name was alternately rendered in a variety of creative ways using punctuation symbols.
Apple did continue to sell and support the II until 1992-1993, largely due to their use in schools.
Apple failed to create an open architecture with the initial Macintosh models, and this is widely seen as having hobbled its potential success.
www.thebestlinks.com /Apple_II_family.html   (1635 words)

  
 Apple IIGS: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Apple II was the last model of the Apple II (Apple II: the apple ii family was the first series of microcomputers made by apple computer,...
Apple's first internal project to develop a next-generation Apple II based on the 65816 was known as the "IIx." The IIx project, though, became bogged down when it attempted to include various coprocessors allowing it to emulate other computer systems.
Apple Records considered the inclusion of the Ensoniq chip in the II as a violation of that agreement.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/apple_iigs3   (2621 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Apple II family
The Apple II family was the first series of computers made by Apple Computer in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
The Apple II was eventually superseded by a cost-reduced version, the Apple II Plus, which used newer chips that reduced the overall component count.
Apple continued to sell and support the II for a few years after the introduction of the Macintosh line, mainly due to its use in schools.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Apple_II   (895 words)

  
 First Bytes into an Apple
Apple II The Apple I would have a life span of less than a year, but its successor would live much longer.
Wozniak had begun work on the Apple II which, although based on the same 6502 microprocessor, was introduced as an integrated computer: it came in a beige plastic case, with a built-in keyboard.
Apple had a Pascal system for the Apple II derived from UCSD Pascal II.1, an implementation of the p-code architecture.
www.kernelthread.com /mac/oshistory/1.html   (1024 words)

  
 Apple II family -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Image:Taiwanese Apple II clone Cosmo.jpg Like the IBM PC, the Apple II was frequently cloned, both in the United States and abroad.
For many years the most widely-used microcomputer in the Soviet Bloc were the Agat, an over-sized Russian Apple II clone with a Cyrillic character set, and Bulgarian Pravetz-8 series, an almost direct replicas of Apple II models with Cyrillic support.
Apple decided not to create an open architecture with the initial Macintosh models, and this is widely seen as having hobbled its success.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Apple_II_family   (4990 words)

  
 Macworld: Feature: PC World: Apple II tops greatest computer list
The Apple II wasn’t the first personal computer, or the most advanced one, or even the best-selling model of its age.
The Apple II line, well documented at Steven Weyhrich’s Apple II History site, kept the company going through the Apple Lisa debacle and other turbulent events of the 1980s.
But it was the Apple II that put the personal in the nascent personal computer industry.
www.macworld.com /2006/08/features/pcworld25/index.php   (1600 words)

  
 Apple Computer: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Apple helped start the personal computer revolution in the 1970s (1970s: The decade from 1970 to 1979) with its Apple II (Apple II: the apple ii family was the first series of microcomputers made by apple computer,...
Apple II computers remained an important part of Apple's business, and were not discontinued until the early 1990s (1990s: The decade from 1990 to 1999).
Apple is opening its first store in Canada in the middle of 2005 at the Yorkdale Shopping Center in North York, a suburb of Toronto (Toronto: The provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/apple_computer   (9770 words)

  
 Information Headquarters: Apple II family
The Apple II family was the first series of microcomputers made by Apple Computer, in the late 1970s and early-to-mid 1980s.
The Apple II was the first computer that most people had ever seen, and it was affordable for middle-class families.
The success of the Apple II also goaded IBM to create the IBM PC, which was then purchased by middle managers in all lines of business in order to run spreadsheet and word processor software (which at first was ported from the Apple II versions, and later inspired whole new application software franchises).
www.informationheadquarters.com /Apple_Macintosh/Apple_II.shtml   (1431 words)

  
 Apple II History Chap 3
So a lot of these features that really made the Apple II stand out in its day came from a game, and the fun features that were built in were only to do one pet project, which was to program a BASIC version of Breakout and show it off at the club.
The memory space on the Apple II between $C000 and $CFFF was assigned to handle input and output.
The Apple II History is brought to you as a service of foreThought.net, providers of internet services for the value-minded business.
apple2history.org /history/ah03.html   (3010 words)

  
 8 bit Apple II expansion
When the Apple II was on the drawing board, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs argued whether it should have expansion slots.
The original Apple II and II+ models did not have the Aux slot and the RCA composite synch connector is located, rather clumsily, on the back vertical edge of the card.
The keypad plugs into a D socket on the back of the Apple IIe which is connected by a ribbon cable to a bunch of pins on the IIe motherboard.
www.mandrake.demon.co.uk /Apple/8bit.html   (1099 words)

  
 Apple III
The hardware is a development from the original Apple II series, retaining the 8 bit 6502 processor but speeding it up a bit.
Unlike the Apple II or original IBM PC where you bought a computer and had to buy a floppy drive, disk controller card, 80 column card, serial card and parallel card to make it useful, the Apple III had all of the basic functionality built-in.
The Apple II and III require adapter cards which are quite difficult to obtain; the Lisa has a built-in Profile interface and can access more than one Profile if it is fitted with the parallel expansion card.
www.mandrake.demon.co.uk /Apple/appleiii.html   (528 words)

  
 Open Directory - Computers: Systems: Apple: Apple II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Apple II FAQs and Links - Frequently asked questions and answers covering Apple II setup, applications, gaming, programming, hardware, emulation and history.
Apple II History - An extensive history of the Apple II by Steven Weyhrich.
Apple II WWW and FTP site list - Includes WWW and FTP links related to the Apple II as well as newsgroup archives and e-mail resources.
dmoz.org /Computers/Systems/Apple/Apple_II   (565 words)

  
 T E X T F I L E S
With the introduction of the Apple II family of computers, the wonders of programming, communicating, and just plain geeking out became affordable for an entire generation of budding enthusiasts and their families.
It can't be discounted that Apple's successful foray into the educational market resulted in schools countrywide brimming with Apple IIs, and social groups collecting around the labs after school hours.
These files range from explicit memory maps of the Apple II to long tutorials on how to "crack" games, that is, remove all copy protection and make the game easier to distribute between other pirates.
www.textfiles.com /apple   (1387 words)

  
 DigitalDinos - Apple II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This listing is all the Apple II stuff we have for sale and updates to this list occur every weekend as product sells and arrives.
Learn Apple High Resolution graphics from BASIC and machine language; how to speed up your graphics; raster graphics and bitmapping techniques; the theory of how to design a playable game; and how to design arcade games from start to finish through the use of text, flow charts, and working examples.
This book was written with the Apple IIe in mind, but much of the information will be of interest to owners of all Apple II computers.
www.digitaldinos.com /Pages/ForSale/AppleII/docAppleII.htm   (2236 words)

  
 Apple II Miscellaneous Technical Note #2
This Technical Note presents a new version of the Apple II Family Identification Routine, a sample piece of code which shows how to identify various Apple II computers and their memory configurations.
Apple II Miscellaneous Technical Note #7, many people would prefer a routine they can simply plug into their own program and call.
This and all of the other Apple II Technical Notes have been converted to HTML by Aaron Heiss as a public service to the Apple II community, with permission by Apple Computer, Inc. Any and all trademarks, registered and otherwise, are properties of their owners.
web.pdx.edu /~heiss/technotes/misc/tn.misc.02.html   (1555 words)

  
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Although we present the Apple II family identification bytes in Apple II Miscellaneous Technical Note #7, many people would prefer a routine they can simply plug into their own program and call.
On an Apple IIe, the routine moves code into the zero page to test for the presence of auxiliary memory.
For all current Apple IIgs computers, the value returned in machine is $84 (high bit set to signify Apple IIgs and $04 because it matches the ID bytes of an enhanced Apple IIe).
www.umich.edu /~archive/apple2/technotes/tn/misc/TN.MISC.002   (1221 words)

  
 Pentium II family reaches end of the road | The Register
The chip giant has relentlessly pushed the Pentium III family into its place during the course of this year, and that process will be complete within the next few weeks, according to reliable sources.
(Celeron trashes Pentium II in new RegMark™ tests) But we have a replacement for the RegMark™, and doughty reporter Pete Sherriff is compiling a new comparison between Celerons and Pentium IIIs called RegMark99™.
Diablo II — Return to a world of dark fantasy and battle aga...
www.theregister.co.uk /990816-000002.html   (501 words)

  
 Apple II Apple Systems Computers
- The "Apple II Information and Pictorial Reference", featuring detailed information and pictures of all kinds of Apple II hardware, including several rare prototypes and do-it-yourself "hacks".
Links to Apple II software, user groups, vendors and publications.
- An extensive history of the Apple II by Steven Weyhrich.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Computers/Systems/Apple/Apple_II   (500 words)

  
 Washington Apple Pi Apple /// Library
That's right - literally ALL Apple IIs - from the Plus on up to the GS and any version of the /// - can and do have the ability to surf the Internet.
It's not as pretty as the Macs and PCs can do these days with their Web Surfers, etc. BUT computers were accessing the Internet for years before these latest software goodies ever showed up.
DISK 3INET.02 SIDE ONE READ.ME.FIRST : What's on this disk (this file) GETTING.STARTED (Directory) : A number of files that are aimed at Apple II and /// users who want to use their machine to surf the Internet.
www.wap.org /a3/a3library/a3internet1.html   (2130 words)

  
 OpenBSD/mac68k
LC family: LC, LC II, LC III, LC III+, LC475, Performa 400-430, Performa 450, Performa 460, Performa 475, Performa 476
Semiconductor 8390 (Asante, Apple, and a few others) (ae).
Some ethernet cards based on the SONIC chip including internal Ethernet on many of Apple's non-AV Quadras/Centrises (sn).
www.openbsd.org /mac68k.html   (477 words)

  
 Java Now Running on Apple IIc
Today I'm pleased to announce the availability of Java(tm) [1] on the Apple II family [2].
This runtime is a partial port of Kaffe 1.1.4 (only the interpreter) and Classpath 0.08.
Contiki is also considered for implementing the future true multi-tasking kernel (Apple ][ screenshot).
www.desnoix.com /apple2   (369 words)

  
 Do You Lynx?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The "Mother" of all Apple II info, the A2Web has it all.
The AAAC is a proud member of the Apple II webring.
This is the "rainbow Apple" Logo that Apple.Corp used to put on all of their machines.
www.syndicomm.com /~a2.howard/lynxpage.html   (364 words)

  
 Apple
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Shop the Apple Online Store (1-800-MY-APPLE), visit an Apple Retail Store, or find a reseller.
Copyright © 2007 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
www.apple.com   (48 words)

  
 PC World - The 25 Greatest PCs of All Time
By the middle of that decade, though, Apple had turned its attention to that other world-beater, the Macintosh Plus (number 4 on our list).
I didn't own the Apple II; I waited for one of its successors, the Apple IIe, a big, big step up from the very first Apple II.
I have fond memories of using the Apple IIe to index and abstract tech articles, although I could fit only four records on each 5.25-inch floppy, which meant I had to carry stacks and stacks of floppies between home and office.
www.pcworld.com /article/id,126692-page,10-c,systems/article.html   (823 words)

  
 Apple - Support
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Switch 101 Former PC users, welcome to the Mac family.
Visit the Apple Store online (1-800-MY-APPLE), visit a retail location or find a reseller.
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