VinceH

VinceH, aka Vince M Hudd, owns and operates Soft Rock Software, providing services and software to not only the RISC OS market, but also to the wider world. RISCOSitory and its associated sites and services are provided for free as a result of that - so buying his stuff is probably quite helpful.

Feb 092019
 

On Tuesday the 12th of February, RISC OS users in and around Southampton will again have the opportunity to meet up and chat about RISC OS, show of any software or hardware to fellow users, seek help with any problems, and so on.

That’s the date of the next Southampton RISC OS User Group meeting, which will take place between 7:00pm and 9:00pm, at the Sports Centre of Itchen College (head for the College Centre, an open area with tables and chairs, next to the Sports Centre Reception), Deacon Road, Southampton.

Feb 092019
 

And in a new, easier to reach venue, so you now have one excuse fewer if you don’t come!

As of today, it is now just one week until the 2019 Southwest Show, which takes takes place on Saturday, 16th February – in a new, more accessible venue in Bristol. The change of venue has been known about for some time, but even as late as a few days ago, I saw a comment expressing surprise, so dealing with that important point first, the new location is:

The Arnos Manor Hotel,
470 Bath Road,
Arnos Vale,
Bristol, BS4 3HQ.

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Feb 022019
 

RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks will be the guest speaker at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting, which takes place on Wednesday, 6th February, 2019, at 7:45pm.

Amongst other things, Andy hopes to have with him a working PineBook (aka ARMbook), running RISC OS, along with a number of other ‘portable’ solutions for people to compare – from laptops such as the Pi-Top and Lapdock, to an easy-to-transport mini.m with one of RISCOSbits’ own eSATA docks.

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Feb 022019
 

Having recently updated his BusTimes application to allow forward planning for trips on the bus, Kevin Wells has now given the same treatment to TrainTimes. The application, which allows you to look at what trains are due at a specified station, can now do so at a date and time of your choosing. He has also uploaded a short video demonstrating the application and this new feature.

The program draws its data from the Transport API website, so requires a working internet connection and a copy of Wget.

Jan 132019
 

Kevin Wells has released another new version of his BusTimes application, bringing it up to version 1.03, with a new feature that allows you to specify a date and time for your chosen stop, allowing you to better plan ahead for your trip. Kevin has uploaded a short video to YouTube demonstrating the feature.

The program draws its data from the Transport API website, so requires a working internet connection and a copy of Wget.

Jan 132019
 

RISC OS Users in the Southampton area have their next opportunity to meet on Tuesday, 15th January – with the meeting running from 7:00pm until 9:00pm in the Sports Centre of Itchen College, Deacon Road, Southampton – head for the College Centre, the open area with tables and chairs adjacent to the Sports Centre Reception desk.

Anyone attending the meeting is welcome to bring along any hardware or software you want to show off to the others there, or to seek help with, and so on. There is usually at least one small network of RISC OS computers, and hopefully internet connectivity.