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News nybble: Elesar reveals WiFi HAT price, offers London Show delivery

Following the news of the WiFi HAT for the Raspberry Pi, Elesar Ltd has now made a more formal announcement about the product, revealing its price – which stands at £44.00 plus shipping and VAT (or £52.80 inclusive for the unit, plus whatever it will cost to get it to wherever you are). It is […]

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Elesar brings WiFi solution to RISC OS on the Pi

At the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meeting last night, Elesar Ltd‘s Rob Sprowson was the guest speaker, there to reveal a mystery new product – and having done so, the HAT is out of the bag so to speak. The product in question is a Raspberry Pi HAT (which stands for Hardware […]

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Have ARMbook, will travel

R-Comp’s ARM-based RISC OS laptop lands, allowing its users to take off (or catch a train, whatever) First hinted at by R-Comp‘s Andrew Rawnsley in the run up to last year’s London Show, and then shown off at the event itself, the ARMbook (aka ARMbok due to a typo in an early newsletter) is an […]

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Raspberry Pi 4 launched

A few months after Pi Day, and a few days before 2Pi Day!1 A new version of the Raspberry Pi has been announced, at the customary price point of US$35 – which has been translated to a very similar value in pounds sterling, with both Pimoroni and The Pi Hut selling it for £34.00.

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News nybble: Two headed KVM switch from CJE Micro’s

If you have computers that provide two display outputs, such as anything based on the Titanium motherboard, CJE Micro’s can now supply you with a KVM switcher (a device that allows keyboard, video, and mouse to be shared amongst multiple computers) that is capable of supporting such machines. These are, according to the company, normally […]

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News nybble: New RTC and CMOS RAM module variant for RiscPC from CJE Micro’s

CJE Micro’s is a good source of RTC solutions for computers new and old, and the company has now added a new variant to their range for older computers – specifically, RiscPCs. This one, costing £28.00, plugs into the RiscPC’s POST pins for power and earth – useful if damage to the RTC circuitry (due […]

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News nybble: RISC OS compatible presentation mouse available from CJE Micro’s

Providing Chris Evans with the ideal excuse to use slides in his presentations at RISC OS shows in order to demonstrate it in use, CJE Micro’s – his own company – now has a remote presentation mouse/laser pointer available, complete with RISC OS software, set up file, and instructions. The device, priced at £19.00, is […]

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News nybble: IDE Interface Mini Podule now available from CJE Micro’s

In October CJE Micro’s launched a ZIDEFS full size podule, and this year they are following it with a mini podule version, suitable for Archimedes A3000, A3010, A3020, or A4000, and providing the machine with a 44-pin connection for rotating drives, Compact Flash card, or SD card. With support for up to four partitions, and […]