This category of post is used simply for publishing announcements and press releases more or less as they are supplied.

Announcements

R-Comp’s GDPR notification

Many RISC OS users will have noticed an email or two arriving lately from RISC OS companies about personal data, privacy, and communications. Those emails almost certainly mention something called GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation – which comes into force on Friday, 25th May, 2018 – the day after tomorrow. Without going into […]

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News nybble: Elesar offers click and collect for Wakefield

Save the cost of postage – put it towards your rail fare instead! Once again, Elesar Ltd – makers of the award winning Titanium motherboard – are offering a click and collect option in the run up to this year’s Wakefield Show, which takes place on Saturday, 21st April. In order to benefit from it, […]

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Buy a Titanium during September, grab a games bundle FOC

Five games for the price of none! (Well, ignoring the price of the Titanium, obviously!) The summer holiday period is just about over, and people with kids will soon see them returning to school (here in the UK, at least). Things will be quiet around the house during the day, so you’ll need some way […]

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News nybble: Epic amounts of native storage accessible from RISC OS

RISC OS Open Ltd promised us an epic announcement at Wakefield – and this might just be it: The company will be demonstrating “previously unheard of amounts of storage on RISC OS” with a 2TB – that’s two TERRABYTES – drive attached directly to a disc controller on a RISC OS computer, in native Acorn […]

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News nybble: Raspberry Pi RC15 now available

RISC OS Open Ltd have sneakily released a new RISC OS release candidate for the Raspberry Pi – if it can be called sneakily when they said at the recent Southwest Show (see Rob Sprowson’s talk) that it was coming soon. RC15 can be found on their Raspberry Pi downloads page, with full details on […]

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Wakefield 2017 is this weekend

Announcement from the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club would like to remind everyone in the RISC OS and 8-bit communities that the Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Computer Show will be taking place this weekend, on Saturday 22nd April. The event is open from 10.30am until 4.30pm, with admission £5 […]

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News nybble: RISCOSbits comes to WROCC on 5th April

The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club‘s next meeting will be on 5th April, with Andy Marks of RISCOSbits stopping by to show off an early version of Wispy – his wireless bridge solution for RISC OS that also provides the platform with access to an up-to-date version of Firefox – along with one or two […]

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News nybble: Two significant ARMX6 upgrades from R-Comp

R-Comp have announced a new network driver for the ARMX6 that can provide a performance boost of between one and a half and ten times. Most users should see a benefit, but some more so than others – users with mixed speed devices on their networks, for example, should see more consistent behaviour and less […]

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News nybble: Two new items to be announced by CJE Micro’s

Coming soon: Two announcements! In a very meta-move, Chris Evans has announced that there will soon be two more announcements from CJE Micro’s. Well, more specifically, he’s announced that CJE Micro’s will be launching two new products at the Southwest Show tomorrow, and referred people to separate announcements to find out more – presumably, they’ll […]