GAG-News DVD collection to commemorate it reaching 175

That’s 175 issues, not 175 years, obviously! In May of this year, the German Archimedes Group magazine GAG-News will have reached its 175th issue, having been published consistently every two months since April 1992. The magazine’s publisher, Herbert zur Nedden, notes that this probably makes it the only printed1 Acorn/RISC OS magazine to have managed such a long run with no breaks in its schedule.

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Archive 25:1 and beyond – plans and prices announced

Gavin Smith, the new editor of Archive, has announced his plans for the magazine, including an expected date for the first issue to be published with him at the helm, the schedule moving forwards – and of course subscription prices. Subscribers recently received issue 24:6 – a rounding off of the previous volume, edited and published as a fitting tribute to the late Jim Nagel by his family. The next issue, therefore, will mark the start of Gavin’s editorship by also being the start of a new volume, and that…

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New RISC OS 5 User Guide published

RISC OS is so intuitive to use its User Guide is how big? A new version of the User Guide has been published by RISC OS Open Ltd – the first printed edition since Acorn’s last one in 1996, and one that is bang up to date with the latest stable release of RISC OS, version 5.24 released in April. The new tome is a mighty one, with a total of sixty two chapters and eight appendices, all of which span a total of 616 pages, and it features over…

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News nybble: Archive magazine issue 24:4 may be arriving soon

Something to read on the train on the way to the show, perhaps? A little bird has informed me that the next issue of the lesser-spotted Archive Magazine has been printed and was being bundled into envelopes the other day. With the Wakefield Show now just six days away, the obvious thing to infer is that Archive’s editor, Jim Nagel, intends for subscribers to receive their copy before the show takes place – so it can probably be expected to arrive in the next few days.

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