Oct 232015

Announcement from Steve Revill, 23rd October, 2015.

Visitors to the London show this weekend may wish to drop by the ROOL stand to take a sneak peek at a brand new Cortex-A15 motherboard designed with RISC OS in mind, which has kindly been loaned to ROOL for the duration of the show. Continue reading »

Sep 192015


21st September is the date of the next husking bee for ROUGOL – the RISC OS User Group of London – and this month the group’s guest speaker will be Rob Sprowson (aka Sprow), who will be there yammering about what RISC OS Open Ltd (ROOL) have been up to over the past year, as well as what they have planned for the future. Continue reading »

 September 19, 2015  Posted by  User groups Tagged with: , , , , ,
Feb 072015

Question: Where can you find a Raspberry Pi 2, a new Style Guide, and a robot arm, all together? (Um. Have I got the question and answer the wrong way around?)

RISC OS Open Ltd have confirmed that they will be appearing at the RISC OS Southwest Show on Saturday, 21st February, at the Webbington Hotel, Loxton – and that they’ll have some interesting goodies to entertain and/or sell to visitors. Continue reading »

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Jan 072015

Show ’em the money!

RISC OS Open Ltd, responsible for managing the RISC OS 5 source code, have announced another run of bounty matching for this month.

The bounty scheme was launched in 2011 as a way to allow members of the RISC OS community to contribute funds towards the development of certain aspects of RISC OS. A number of different bounties are listed on the RISC OS Open website, and people can send money to go towards whichever one(s) they see fit. Continue reading »

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Apr 152014

And, for many people, you’re still going strong.

The RiscPC was the most powerful computer Acorn ever put into production, and it was officially launched twenty years ago today, on Friday, 15th April, 1994. according to Acorn’s April 1994 Developers’ Newsletter and the date of their announcement on usenet. RISCOSitory takes a look back over its twenty year (so far) life. Continue reading »

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Oct 042013

Putting Portsmouth on the RISC OS map.

The first ever RISC OS show in Portsmouth took place on 28th September, 2013- and it seems to have been a successful one, with both exhibitors and visitors reflecting positively about the event.

The venue itself, the second floor of Innovation Warehouse Portsmouth, was comparatively small, offering a much more limited amount of space than other RISC OS shows, but the number of exhibitors filled the space very neatly, giving a good balance of things to see and people to talk to versus adequate space for visitors to be able to wander around without feeling crowded. All in all, it worked well. Continue reading »

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