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More videos of Jan Vibe’s graphics masterpieces online

Richard Ashbery has struck again – and again – and uploaded two more videos to YouTube. The graphics output of Danish programmer Jan Vibe, which used to feature regularly in the pages (and cover discs) of Acorn User magazine, were always a delight to behold – but these programs were written to run on the […]

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Jan Vibe’s graphics programs find their way to YouTube

Well, their output does, anyway, thanks to Richard Ashbery. Those who have been on the RISC OS scene long enough to remember our printed magazines – Acorn User in particular – will undoubtedly remember the graphics delights provided by Danish programmer Jan Vibe, whose programs featured regularly as type-in listings in the magazine (and later […]

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“Black Friday? Pah!” says CJE Micro’s

Note, that was “Pah!” not “Bah!” – and there was no sign of a “Humbug!” Black Friday – the day following Thanksgiving in the Untidy States of Overpuddle, and which has become recognised as the first day of the Christmas shopping season on which many large retailers hold promotional sales – was yesterday. Well, mostly1. […]

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Elesar brings Black Friday to RISC OS

Not to be confused with Black Thursday1. In the Untidy States of Overpuddle2, the fourth Thursday in November is Thanksgiving, a public holiday that dates back a few hundred years. Not dating back quite so far, and not an actual holiday, the day after this has become known as Black Friday, which is considered to […]

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News nybble: RISC OS Open now ten years, four months old

And nine days! Don’t forget the nine days! RISC OS Open Ltd was officially incorporated on 20th June, 2006, so this year marks their tenth birthday, and tomorrow’s today’s London Show is the first RISC OS event for the company since that birthday. So, unsurprisingly – and just as you would expect any ten year […]

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News nybble: RISCOSbits to foist Windows 10 on RISC OS users

Labelled as ‘Coming Soon?’ on the RISCOSbits website is a product called GeminX – the page for which sports a large image showing a RISC OS desktop, with a window open featuring what appears to be Windows 10. Given that no current RISC OS solution would be capable of emulating a system fast enough to […]

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News nybble: Orpheus Internet new prices

Orpheus Internet, the very RISC OS-friendly ISP that was formed by the late Paul Vigay and now headed up by Richard Brown – one half of the Dynamic Duo that organises the Southwest Show – have announced that they now have new prices for ADSL and Fibre-to-the-Cabinet services. The company also provides off-site, secure backup […]

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News nybble: Elesar offers click and collect for London Show (updated)

Elesar Ltd is once again using the services of RISC OS Open Logistics, by offering a click and collect scheme for goods purchased in time for this year’s London Show, which takes place on Saturday. To take advantage of this scheme, which can represent quite a saving on heavier items, simply select ‘Pick up at […]

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News nybble: Shock news – CJE Micro’s out of stock!

But only of some items, silly! With the London Show looming, Chris Evans has made the shock revelation that CJE Micro’s has run out of stock… of some items! Chris says the company can recycle old Acorn and RISC OS gear “in the best possible way, by finding someone who wants to use them for […]

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CJE Micro’s is recruiting

CJE Micro’s is currently advertising for a new member of staff. The job title is ‘IT Support Technician’ and the successful applicant – who is expected to become a key member of the small team at the firm – will have a wide range of duties, from simple admin through to helping with repairs to […]