Kevin Wells has spent some time looking at MPData+ and, because the code was becoming hard to maintain, the result is a more or less complete rewrite, which has now been released as version 2.00.Continue reading
A final round up of 2020 news that hasn’t found its way to RISCOSitory before
I was aiming to get this final round up of news posted on the last day of 2020, but as ever other things got in the way, so what was intended as the last post of 2020 has become the first post of 2021. Still, never mind, better late than never – which should probably be the official motto here in the RISCOSitory bunker!Continue reading
wheels Windows on the bus screen go scroll round and round up and down…
Kevin Wells has released updates to two of his applications – BusTimes and TrainTimes – bringing them up to versions 1.16 and 1.15 respectively. The update adds scroll wheel support in both cases, so where they present a window that can be scrolled vertically, the wheel is now functional for that purpose.Continue reading
Kevin Wells has released version 1.07 of his virtual keyboard application, which provides a means on current RISC OS computers to ‘type’ with the mouse – and if you’re using a touchscreen device that is able to pass taps to RISC OS as though they’re clicks, to ‘taptype’.Continue reading
The computer with the infamous rubber keyboard, the Sinclair Spectrum, was a popular platform back in the early to mid-1980s; it was fairly cheap for parents to buy for their kids and, for those kids, there was never a shortage of games available for it. And despite the computer’s fairly low resolution screen, some of them were actually quite good fun.Continue reading
And Andrew Rawnsley will be doing an ‘AMA’ as well. What a bargain!
The next RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meeting will take place on 14th December, which is a week earlier than it normally would – the second Monday of the month rather than the usual third.
This month there will be a talk on behalf of RISC OS Developments Ltd about some of their projects, given by Andrew Rawnsley, followed by a talk about the latest R-Comp products, given by (checks notes) Andrew Rawnsley. And following that there will be an ‘Ask Me Anything’ session where (checks again) Andrew Rawnsley will answer any questions presented to him.Continue reading
If you have any need to transfer files from your computer to optical media, perhaps for backup purposes, or to author discs ready for selling to customers, hubersn Software has the tool you need with CDVDBurn 3 – a major new version of the software that started life as CDBurn, before later being re-branded as CDVDBurn for its second major version.Continue reading
Thomas Milius has released a new application called DeskWatcher, with the purpose of screen sharing across the network between RISC OS computers, with the option of taking control of the server machine by the client when needed.Continue reading