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November News

Posted by Mark Stephens on 12:17, 30/11/2017 |
 
Some things we noticed in the RISC OS world this month. What did you see?
 
RISC OS London show took place - read the Iconbar report.
 
RISCOSbits makes your Pi-Top into a proper RISC OS machine with a themed cover.
 
DDE28 get a quick update to fix a bug.
 
AMCOG updates their new Protector game
 
!Artworks 2.X3 is now available. ArtWorks newsletter #77 sent out (76 was published over 5 years ago).
 
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October News

Posted by Mark Stephens on 06:30, 27/10/2017 |
 
Some things we noticed in the RISC OS world this month. what did you see?
 
More games excitement at http://equinox.tribbeck.com/
 
Purchasers of the Titanium from Elesar can get additional free software in the form of a developer bundle or RISC OS development tools.
 
ROOL confirmed on Iconbar forums that Access+ is now in their build.
 
Steve Potts updates !VNCSvr on his website
 
R-CompInfo brings Doom to modern RISC OS machines via !Store
 
A third release of !DualHead from R-Comp lets Titanium do 2560x1440 screen display on a single screen.
 
SatNav (the RISC OS GPS solution from Chris Hall) reaches version 1.90
 
Release 28 of the DDE from ROOL
 
A new version of RiscOSM from Sine Nomine Software
 
A new software compilation from Soft Rock Software
 
Looks like there might be a show coming up....
 
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RISC OS London Show 2017

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 22:30, 12/10/2017 | , ,
 
This year's London Show is due to take place on Saturday the 28th of October, at the usual location of the St. Giles Hotel in Feltham. The show runs from 11 AM to 5 PM, with tickets being £5 at the door (and under-16's free). Exhibitors this year are set to include:The theatre schedule is yet to be finalised, and with the number of new and interesting exhibitors it's anyone's guess who's going to be filling the slots. What are your predictions?
 
For up-to-the-minute show news, remember to check out the show website.
 
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September News round-up

Posted by Mark Stephens on 06:05, 30/9/2017 |
 
Some things we noticed in the RISC OS world - what did you see?
 
R-CompInfo release an update for their !DualHead software.
 
Elesar offered a free AMCOG Games bundle with the Titanium.
 
Adrian Lees announced on Iconbar that Aemulor would no longer be sold as a commercial product but would continue in development.
 
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August news round-up

Posted by Mark Stephens on 06:16, 31/8/2017 |
 
A quick round-up of news we noticed in the RISC OS world (please feel free to post in comments anything missed).
 
A new edition of Drag'n'Drop was published with a timely tutorial on upgrading your Pi to 5.23.
 
Some interesting developments in multi-core support for RISC OS.
 
The 5.23 release for the Titanium is now on ROOL site. R-CompInfo released their official version of it for their TiMachine.
 
Elesar also provided a new sales home for CloneDisc and SystemDisc.
 
Some new hardware with the RaspberryRo Lite (from 4D) and and a new mouse solution for older machines. RISC OS bits brought us the ROKit and PiSSDup.
 
RISC OS blog reviewed RISC OS on the Pi3 and Cyborg (a new game from AMCOG).
 
On The Icon Bar, we grilled Richard Brown about the SW show, Orpheus, RISC OS Developments (and which really is better -!Zap or !StrongED). And Jason Tribbeck announced he was back...
 
Discknight 1.53 is a major update making use of the new features in RISC OS 5.23
 
R-Comp released its !DualHead software to allow its TiMachine to make use of that second video port on the back.
 
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Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Show, 22nd April 2017

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 19:00, 8/4/2017 | ,
 
It's now just under two weeks until this year's Wakefield show. On 22nd April the Cedar Court Hotel near Wakefield will be filled to the brim with all manner of Acorn and RISC OS related people and paraphernalia, including but not limited to:In addition to the usual number of new and updated products that will be on display around the show, ROOL are promising an "announcement of epic proportions", suggesting that this show isn't one to miss.
 
The show will be open from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, with tickets charged at £5 on the door, although children under 13 can get in free if they're accompanied by an adult.
 
For further information and all the latest news and updates, don't forget to check the show's website.
 
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SouthWest show reminder

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 00:30, 23/2/2017 | ,
 
This Saturday, the 25th, is the date of this year's RISC OS SouthWest show. Organised by R-Comp and Orpheus Internet, the show will take place at the Webbington Hotel, south of Bristol.
 
Exhibitors for this year are set to include:The show is planned to run from 10:30am to 4pm.
 
For more information, check out the show website.
 
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Voting now open for 2016 RISC OS Awards

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 15:45, 18/12/2016 | , ,
 
For the past few years Vince Hudd of RISCOSitory has been organising the community-led RISC OS Awards, and he's just announced that the voting form for the 2016 awards is now available. And unlike some other votes that have happened this year, the RISC OS Awards can only lead to good things, so please head on over and take a look.
 
The voting form will be up until late February, which means the results are to be expected sometime in March.
 
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Leave RISC OS: 10 Years On

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Elesar's new Cloud Storage software

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2016 London Show report

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RISC OS London Show 2016

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Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Show, 16th April 2016

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RISC OS SouthWest Show 2016

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