Pinebook Pro lands in Bristol – 9th November

Bristol RISC OS Users (BRU) meet regularly, on the second Wednesday of every second month, and this month’s meeting therefore falls on the 9th. The group’s meetings tend to be fairly informal – a handful of like-minded people getting together for a pint and a bite to eat and a general chinwag, with one or other of them sometimes bringing along something interesting and relevant to RISC OS to focus that chat.

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ROUGOL taking a trip out of this world

These are the voyages of the user group ROUGOL! Had circumstances allowed it to go ahead, the London Show this year would have taken place on Saturday, 29th October. However, things being what they are, the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL), who organises the show, had no choice but to cancel the event. As an alternative, an extraordinary ROUGOL meeting has been arranged for the same day – and it is an extraordinary one; so much so that it’s positively out of this world, with the group boldly…

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Pining for a PineBook Pro running RISC OS? Check out the next ROUGOL meeting!

With some notable exceptions, the history of RISC OS on laptops has never been great. Acorn themselves only ever launched one RISC OS laptop – the 24MHz, ARM3-based A4 – in 1992. Its name was based on its size, taking up about the same amount of space on a desk (or indeed a lap) as a piece of A4 paper, it sported a 640×480, greyscale screen, had 2 or 4MB of RAM, and needed an external mouse. The company also later announced the Stork notepad and NewsPAD ‘tablet’, but they…

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September ROUGOL meeting called off

The meeting is cancelled. Long last the meeting. The RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) normally hold their meetings on the third Monday of each month, meaning that the next meeting was scheduled to take place tomorrow evening – Monday, 19th September. However, with the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II taking place earlier in the same day, the decision has been taken to not hold a normal meeting.

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Money saving tech tips at the next WROCC meeting

Insert joke about the people of Yorkshire and saving money wherever possible… here! With the cost of living rising at a rate approaching escape velocity – suggesting NASA’s Artemis 1 mission might be fuelled by British prices – any tips and tricks on how to save money will be welcomed by many at the moment. And at this month’s Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting, Peter Richmond will be looking at just this issue.

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