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Shows

Southwest Show – final round up of pre-show news

As the countdown until this year’s Southwest Show ticks over into the final twenty four hours – the show takes place tomorrow, Saturday, 22nd February at the Arnos Manor Hotel in Bristol – a few press releases and announcements have found their way to me. I can’t spend any real time crafting individual articles this […]

Shows

News nybble: Buy from Elesar now, collect on Saturday

If you’re heading towards the Southwest Show in Bristol on Saturday, and there’s something you’ve been thinking of buying from Elesar Ltd, now is the time to do it. The company is once again offering a ‘click and collect’ option for physical goods, which shaves off the postage cost for physical goods. If the option […]

Shows

Preview: Southwest Show 2020

It is now just over a week until the first show of the calendar year takes place – the RISC OS Southwest Show – so why not sit back, relax, and look ahead to who will be there, and what they’ll be showing you? And if you’re one of the exhibitors, after reading this, you […]

User groups

News nybble: Micro Miscellany at Wakefield meeting, 5th February

The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) will take place at 7:45pm tomorrow evening (5th February) and rather than a guest speaker, there will be various examples of interesting software and hardware demonstrated on an informal, one to one bases, brought in by several members. The meeting place is the West […]

Software

News nybble: QrCode bins MeCards, picks up vCards

Kevin Wells’ application QrCode has been updated to version 1.06, in which MeCard support – only very recently added – has been dropped in favour of vCard support. The latter Virtual Contact File (VCF) format is more flexible, offering more fields, and is more widely used. At the same time, Kevin has switched from BBC […]

Features

Watching YouTube videos on RISC OS (updated)

While we all love RISC OS and its user interface, we all know that it is not an operating system without problems and deficiencies, because it simply hasn’t kept up with the main platforms in a number of areas – and one such area is access to online video streaming services such as YouTube. However, […]