List of publications and periodicals devoted to the Apple II
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The Apple II is an 8-bit home computer introduced and regarded as one of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputer products. First introduced in 1977, it was the first consumer product sold by Apple Computer and the first model in the Apple II series which were produced until Apple IIe production ceased in November 1993.
The computer, which featured Integer BASIC, was important in popularising home computing throughout the late 1970s and 1980s. Its success spurred a thriving publishing industry at the time which aimed at Apple II owners and carried articles teaching programming for the machine.
- A+ (published by International Data Group)
- A2 Central On Disk
- Apple Assembly Lines
- A.U.G.E. Apple User Group Europe
- Call-A.P.P.L.E. Still published as an E-Zine
- Compute! Apple
- Co-Op Spirit Published after A.P.P.L.E. Co-Op Ceased Business operations in 1990 returning the group to User Group Status.
- Hardcore Computist (later renamed just Computist after young subscribers' parents kept throwing it out as porn)
- II Alive (published by Quality Computers, a large mail-order retailer specializing in the Apple II)
- inCider (later merged with A+ and renamed "inCider/A+")
- Juiced.GS Still in print.
- Open-Apple (later renamed "A2-Central") - Published by Resource Central
- Pom's (France). See http://sbm.ordinotheque.free.fr/apple/poms/
- Peelings II
- Softdisk & Softdisk G-S - by Softdisk Publishing
- SoftSide Apple Edition
- Shareware Solutions II
- The Apple II Review (later renamed "Apple IIGS Buyer's Guide")
- The Road Apple
- The Sourceror's Apprentice
- Studio City
- Understanding the Apple II by James Fielding Sather
Most Apple user groups published newsletters; some of these gained fame outside their local area. The best known of these were probably Call-A.P.P.L.E. (published by the Apple Puget Sound Program Library Exchange, A.P.P.L.E., in Seattle), the Washington Apple Pi Journal (published by Washington Apple Pi in Washington, DC). The Washington Apple Pi is still in operation and still publishing (though the focus is now on the Macintosh); A.P.P.L.E. ceased publication of Call-A.P.P.L.E. in 1990, printing the Co-Op Spirit for 3 years and restarting publication of Call-A.P.P.L.E. as an E-Zine in 2002.
Juiced.GS is still in print as of 2018, and is the only remaining print publication dedicated to the Apple II computer.