Posts Tagged 'tech history'

Apple II Gets Its First OS Update In 23 Years

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According to ZDNet –

If you own a working Apple II computer, there’s a new ProDOS update for the first time in 23 years, thanks to software developer John Brooks. In 1993, ProDOS version 2.0.3 was the last official release Apple delivered for the Apple II series. But on Friday, that was superseded by ProDOS 8 version 2.4, which Brooks released to mark the 30th anniversary of Apple IIGS. According to Ars Technica, remarkably the update also brings improvements to the earlier Apple ][ and ][+.

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A Short History Of Wingdings

WDingsFrom Vox.com –

It seems as bizarre as it is ubiquitous. What is Wingdings thinking? Why would someone want to write a comma using a mailbox? Why would anyone think we want to compose in peace signs and crosses and heart shapes? But Wingdings is much more than just a quirky font. It was —and remains — a phenomenon.

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