You read that right. In this video demonstration, you’ll see an Apple IIe “displaying Twitter data coming from a PC, [using] a hacked communications protocol based on virtual joystick button presses toggled at 3600 baud.” Continue reading to watch.

Modder Yergacheffe had to MacGyver together a PC to Apple II interface to transfer data from a modern PC’s USB port. He then wrote custom 6502-assembler code to display Tweets on the Apple IIe’s screen.

[via Technabob]


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