Shows

Show report: Wakefield 2019

Six months on from the show itself… that’s almost as long as the Long Gap between the Wakefield and London shows! Ahem. The place to be for discerning RISC OS users (and retro Acorn enthusiasts) on Saturday, 27th April, was Wakefield – more specifically, the Cedar Court Hotel in Calder Grove – because that was […]

Hardware

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 […]

Software

RISC OS Developments acquires Impression family of products

Impression Style now available free of charge Just in time for this year’s London Show, the company formed only a few short years ago by Andrew Rawnsley and Richard Brown has pulled another rabbit out of the hat, and announced that it has recently taken over ownership of the Impression family of products.

Hardware

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 […]

Hardware

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 […]

Software

News nybble: RandUser updated to version 1.02

Kevin Wells’ application for generating random users and data about them, ideal for generating test data for databases that need to be populated with data about people, has been updated to version 1.02. RandUser, which uses Wget to use the API provided by the Random User Generator website, now supports version 1.3 of that API, […]