Aug 142018
 

A round-up of news items found anywhere but the RISCOSitory news submission address!

With time rarely being on my side, I’m always glad when people who release software or other resources for RISC OS, or who do anything else relevant to the platform let me know about it by sending their news to the email address made available for the purpose.

However, there are still plenty who don’t send me their announcements, and that is the purpose of these ‘Snippets’ posts – so what follows is the result of me attempting to catch up on my reading of RISC OS-related newsgroups, mailing lists, and other online fora.

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Oct 132017
 

To talk about his Knight of the Round Table Disc!1

David Ruck – aka Druck in online circles – will be the RISC OS User Group of London‘s next guest speaker. David is very well known in the Acorn and RISC OS worlds; he has been on the committee The ARM Club for many years (and Chairman for a good many of those), and is responsible for a number of RISC OS software titles. Continue reading »

Sep 282015
 

Because having six real screens is just showing off.

Workspace application iconDave Ruck has released an updated version of Workspace – a utility that helps users avoid cluttered desktops by separating different types of work (or play) onto six different desktop workspaces. Continue reading »

Feb 242014
 

Announcement from Dave Ruck, 23rd February, 2014

The Teletext+ module in GraphTask, which provides MODE 7 emulation, has been updated to work correctly on ARMv7 machines such as the BeagleBoard. Please note there is no change to the GraphTask version number. Continue reading »

Sep 182013
 

The Dark Disc Knight rises

Dave Ruck (aka Druck) announced towards the end of June* that new versions of TimerMod, AppStat and CPUload can be found on the ARM Club website.

The updates correct for “code which could crash if used on the Raspberry Pi when the NetTime module had adjusted the system timer for the real time clock running too fast,” according to Druck’s announcement, who therefore recommended that the new versions are downloaded if they are to be run on the credit card sized computer. Continue reading »