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Mar 272017

CJE Micro’s has made a free patch available for photo editing and retouching package PhotoDesk, to address a problem experienced by some users of version 3.14 when using the application’s Special Effects filters.

In some cases, use of the filters can cause what Chris Evans described as a “serious crash” – which, judging by a discussion on usenet group comp.sys.acorn.apps (before it veered onto the subject of whether the application should be called PhotoDesk or Photodesk1), looks as though it might specifically affect Iyonix, ARMiniX, and ARMX6. Continue reading »

  •  March 27, 2017
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Oct 272016

A new version of leading bitmap graphics editor PhotoDesk will be available at the London Show on Saturday from 4D, the sister company of CJE Micro’s. The new version brings a number of changes, including better JPEG support and improved compatibility for a number of modern RISC OS platforms (with support for the Raspberry Pi 3 added) – but perhaps most importantly, it now supports those platforms on which the order of colour components are swapped, such as IGEPv5 and Titanium.

Upgrades – which start at £12.00 if upgrading from 3.12 – will be available at the show if customers bring their PhotoDesk CDs with them. For new customers, the software is priced at £84.00.

  •  October 27, 2016
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Mar 202017

The RISC OS Awards poll for 2016 was brought to a close on 29th February. As before, the results were processed and counted on a RISC OS computer (using a home-brewed program to turn the votes into a file for each category, ready to be loaded into Fireworkz), and initially announced on the @RISCOSitory Twitter feed. Those results are now online on the RISC OS Awards website and the various winners have been notified – where possible – by email. Continue reading »

  •  March 20, 2017
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Nov 302016

Didn’t we have a lovely time the day we went to Bangor London?

Looking down the main hall at London 2016

Looking down the main hall at London 2016

This year’s RISC OS London Show took place on 29th October, and while it wasn’t as large as last year’s event (which I’ll discuss near the end of this report) it was still an enjoyable and worthwhile one. So, without any further preamble, here is a run down of what visitors could have seen, working clockwise from the entrance.

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  •  November 30, 2016
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Nov 222015

The who and the what. The only why is why weren’t you there?

The 2015 RISC OS London Show took place on 24th October, 2015 – and while the number of visitors was (I believe) just shy of 110, there were plenty of RISC OS users unable to attend. So what did they miss?

London Show 2015 Floor Plan (Click for a larger version)

London Show 2015 Floor Plan (Click for a larger version)

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  •  November 22, 2015
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Oct 222015

Announcement from Andrew Rawnsley, 22nd October, 2015.

At Wakefield, we launched the “R-Comp Downloadable Software 2015 CD” aka “!Store 2015 CD” for ease. This CD contained/contains all the download-only software that we’d released over the last twelve months in one nice, easy to purchase/install pack. You even saved money. All was good 🙂 Continue reading »
  •  October 22, 2015
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Mar 132015

Time for a good dollop of ketchup… erm, I mean, time to catch up!

As ever, the result of devoting time to getting ready for a RISC OS show means putting other work to one side to deal with after – which therefore means I tend to be busy after the show, leading to a lack of updates to RISCOSitory (an effect worsened when the show happens to fall at the start of what is going to be a busy period anyway, as some do).

So the best way to deal with that?

A ‘Snippets’ post catching up on things and bringing the site back up to date! That’ll be this, then, starting with some event news. Continue reading »

  •  March 13, 2015
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Nov 122014

If you need to read this, shame on you – you weren’t there!

The 2014 London Show took place two and a half weeks ago, on 25th October, at the St Giles Hotel, Feltham – and, with the trusty RISCOSitory coin suggesting anti-clockwise as the direction to take, here’s a rundown of who was there and what they’d brought along. Continue reading »

  •  November 12, 2014
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Nov 172013

Fanfares, please!

The latest event in the RISC OS Calendar – the RISC OS London Show, 2013 – took place just over three weeks ago in its usual venue, the St Giles Hotel, Feltham. Organised by the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL), the show seemed from my point of view to be as busy and well attended as usual, though I understand the overall number of visitors was down on previous years by a small margin. Having said that, I spoke to a few people who I don’t remember seeing at any shows before – and at least one who confirmed that he was new to RISC OS – so while the numbers may have been down, there do seem to be signs of new interest. Continue reading »

  •  November 17, 2013
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