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RIP Jim Nagel: You will be missed, my friend.

It is with the greatest regret that I have to pass on some very sad news – the recent passing of Jim Nagel. Martin Wuerthner has been in contact with the family, and released the following statement on their behalf: “It is with great sadness that the family of Jim Nagel announces his passing peacefully […]

Announcements Software

News nybble: StreetFix exports GPX files of report locations

Kevin Wells has updated StreetFix, his software that allows RISC OS users to report problems to local authorities, such as potholes, broken street lights, etc. Using Wget, the software interfaces with the FixMyStreet website to do this. It can also be used to look at existing reports, and version 1.02 of the software allows those […]



You’ve heard of ARM’s big:LITTLE? CJE Micro’s has now moved to bigger premises in LITTLEhampton The little shop with a lot of stock is now a slightly bigger shop with a lot of stock. CJE Micro’s has moved from its previous home in Worthing, where it has been for over thirty six years to new, […]

Announcements User groups

London meeting: Acorns in Aerospace – 15th October

That’s the aerospace industry, not the space above a NestlĂ© facility1. If you want to find out all about the use of Acorn computers in the aerospace industry then you need to head for the nation’s capital city on the evening of Monday, 15th October. That’s when Keith Emerton – a retired Senior Specialist Test […]


Wakefield, Wednesday: Micro Miscellany

Also: Wakefield 2019 date now confirmed! The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) will be holding their next meeting on Wednesday, 3rd October, and the theme for the evening is Micro Miscellany. Rather than a set speaker, the idea is that members and visitors can bring along any of their own projects, anything else that […]


RISC OS Awards 2017 results

The latest RISC OS Awards poll, covering 2017, came to a close a on Saturday, 26th May – and the results are now known. The Awards website has been updated to show the results, and the winners (for whom I have contact details) will be notified by email later today, with direct links to the […]