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News nybble: QrCode bins MeCards, picks up vCards

Kevin Wells’ application QrCode has been updated to version 1.06, in which MeCard support – only very recently added – has been dropped in favour of vCard support. The latter Virtual Contact File (VCF) format is more flexible, offering more fields, and is more widely used. At the same time, Kevin has switched from BBC […]

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Prophet version 4.05 released

An update has been released by Elesar Ltd to Prophet, the comprehensive accounts package for RISC OS. Version 4.05 of the software benefits from features requested by users and some problems addressed – including an important one for users of the Making Tax Despicable Digital (MTD) feature.

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Bug fixes for MPData+

With a general election so recently behind us and a new set of Members of Parliament now in the House of Commons, Kevin Wells has released a new version of MPData+ – his application that allows RISC OS users to access data about their local MP.

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MACadd a vCard to your address book

Kevin Wells has released version 1.05 of MACadd, his application to dig into the details of any given MAC address. The new version allows the company name and address behind the MAC address to be exported as a vCard file, ready for importing into a contact database.

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BusTimes can now launch GPX files

BusTimes, Kevin Wells’ application for finding out bus and bus stop timetables has been brought up to version 1.11, and along with some bug fixes, it now allows GPX files of the bus route to be launched, if an application that can handle them has been seen by the filer.

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News nybble: TrainTimes 1.12 arrives at multiple stations

Kevin Wells has released a new version of TrainTimes, his software that looks up information about train and station timetables and routes via the Transport API website using Wget. The new version follows a similar route to BusTimes (which performs the same task for buses) in that it now allows multiple stations to be added […]