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Oct 272016
 

Visitors to Saturday’s London Show will be able to see (and buy or upgrade to) a new version of RiscOSM, the map viewing software from Sine Nomine. The headline feature of the new version is the ability to trace out routes on the map – the software can now follow map features when doing so, making it easy to plan an accurate route. See it in action on Sine Nomine’s stand, or in the show theatre during Matthew Phillips’ presentation. Also check out Chris Hall’s GPS software, relaying location data to RiscOSM, which will be on display on the Soft Rock Software stand.

The latest map data will also be available to purchase, on both USB sticks and SD cards – and anyone bringing back an SD card (including the SD adapter for micro-SD cards) previously purchased from Sine Nomine will be entitled to a discount.

 October 27, 2016  Posted by  Software Tagged with: , ,
Oct 232015
 

Announcement from Matthew Phillips, 23rd October, 2015.

Sine Nomine Software will have a new release of RiscOSM, the vector mapping software for RISC OS, available at the London Show. We will also have a selection of SD cards with fresh map data, covering the Americas, Australasia, Africa, and all the countries in Europe using the roman alphabet. Continue reading »

 October 23, 2015  Posted by  Announcements Tagged with: , , ,
Apr 222015
 

Map app gap snap!

Sine Nomine Software, who should be on stand 18 in the Cypress Suite of Saturday’s Wakefield Show according to the provisional floorplan, will be bringing a new version of RiscOSM along to the event.

The software, which uses data sourced and converted from OpenStreetMap, brings comprehensive mapping facilities to RISC OS, and was first launched at last year’s show. Continue reading »

Mar 312015
 

Bugs squashed – easier than giving them a map and sending them on their way.

Sine Nomine Software have released a new version of RiscOSM, their mapping software for RISC OS.

Version 1.21 of the application, which uses map data converted from OpenStreetMap, is now available to download as a free upgrade for existing users. Continue reading »

 March 31, 2015  Posted by  Software Tagged with: , , , ,
Jul 252014
 

Bridge? What bridge?

Sine Nomine Software’s Hilary Phillips has announced a new version of RiscOSM. Version 1.07 allows the user to save the location under the mouse pointer, whereas previously the saved position was the middle of the map, and also fixes a few issues that could previously cause RiscOSM to either crash, or omit features from the map. Continue reading »

 July 25, 2014  Posted by  Software Tagged with: , , , , ,
Jul 112014
 

Announcement from Hilary Phillips, 11th July, 2014.

Firstly, just to say that Sine Nomine Software will unfortunately not be attending the MUG Show this year: the previous information circulated was the result of a misunderstanding.

We are pleased to announce a new release of RiscOSM, the vector mapping software based on OpenStreetMap data. Continue reading »

 July 11, 2014  Posted by  Announcements Tagged with: , , , , ,
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  Posted by  Awards Tagged with: ,
Feb 122017
 

A last minute round-up before the bunker is sealed off for a few days!

Later today, the RISCOSitory/Soft Rock Software bunker will be sealed and secured shut while I disappear into the middle of nowhere for my annual mid-February break. Hopefully, there will be no kind of apocalyptic event while I’m away, so the bunker should be open for business again from next weekend.

In the meantime, I’ve had a last minute catch-up on my reading, and found a few things worth mentioning in a final round-up before I set off. Continue reading »

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  Posted by  Shows Tagged with: , ,