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Jul 052015

Announcement from RISC OS Open Ltd, 5th July, 2015.

Starting from tomorrow, July 5th1, the Iyonix, OMAP3, OMAP4 and Raspberry Pi development ROM images will be making use of “zero page relocation”, a change to the RISC OS memory map which moves the kernel’s “zero page” workspace away from address zero and up to the high end of the memory map. This greatly increases the system’s resilience to a common type of software bug known as a “null pointer dereference.” Continue reading »

Jun 282015

Announcement from the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club, 28th June, 2015.

Getting Older Programs to Work on the Pi

Meeting on Wednesday 1st July 2015 at 7.45pm

This meeting will feature screen modes, filing systems and emulation to get utilities and games working on the Raspberry Pi and Pi2. Peter Richmond will be looking at the original Pi, whilst Terry Marsh and Malcolm Hussain-Gambles will be looking at Aemulor on both the original Pi and the Pi2. Continue reading »

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Jun 272015

The phone number for CJE Micro’s and 4D has changed, and the old number will be discontinued soon. The new number is +44 (0)1903 523 222 – so if you don’t have that in your address books (or Organizer!), you need to update it pronto.

The fax number will also be changing in the very near future. Currently +44 (0)1903 523 679, from 9th July, the number you’ll need in your address books (or Organizer!) is +44 (0)1903 213 901.

The main email addresses remain unchanged, for sales, support and 4D.

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Jun 272015

Or whatever it’s eventually going to be called – that’s how you win the prize!

CJE Micro‘s “Name that Tune Computer” competition, which offers punters the chance to win £200 off the price of their new system by coming up with a name for the beast, will come to a close on 30th June, 2015. That’s this coming Wednesday, so grease up those ethernet cables to ensure your emailed entries reach CJE as quickly as possible! Continue reading »

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Jun 272015

What word would work? Ask WordWorks!

Along with desktop publishing application Impression-X, another product originally from the Computer Concepts stable is now available via !Store – WordWorks.

WordWorks is a dictionary and thesaurus application designed to work with any RISC OS word processor but which, originating from the same source, is more integrated with Impression. Continue reading »