Software

Wispy made less… wispy

And given a bit of a shine to boot. RISC OS may not have built in support for WiFi, but there are tricks that can be employed in order to benefit from wireless connectivity. One of those tricks is to run Linux on a board that does support WiFi, and hitch a ride on that […]

User groups

RISCOSbits visits WROCC – 6th February

RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks will be the guest speaker at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting, which takes place on Wednesday, 6th February, 2019, at 7:45pm. Amongst other things, Andy hopes to have with him a working PineBook (aka ARMbook), running RISC OS, along with a number of other ‘portable’ solutions for people […]

Hardware

RISC CE + Wispy = Wispy CE

It’s simple maths, innit? In the wake of the recent Recursion and Southwest shows, and the launch of the CE range, Ident Computer‘s Tom Williamson and RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks have recognised a degree of overlap in some of their product range and, rather than compete, have put their heads – and their overlapping products – […]

Hardware

News nybble: Pi-Top acrylic slice – featuring the RISC OS cog

For any discerning RISC OS user who has a Pi-Top – whether bought from 4D as the Pi-TopRO, or elsewhere as just the Pi-Top – one thing obviously missing from the product is any kind of branding to make it a distinctively RISC OS laptop. RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks has now come up with the solution. […]

Shows

A round-up of RISCOSbits for London

No product called Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch, apparently. The king of amusingly named products, Andy Marks of RISCOSbits, has come up with the goods once again in time for this year’s London Show, with a new interlocking acrylic case for the Raspberry Pi, suitable for the credit card-sized computer with or without a PiSSDup add-on board – another […]

Hardware

News nybble: Poll to name RISCOSbits’ new product

One thing you will often hear in the RISC OS world is the mantra that people need to ‘get involved’ more – indeed, if you watch the video of Rob Sprowson’s Southwest Show talk on behalf of RISC OS Open Ltd, part of the talk is about just that: How you, the ordinary RISC OS […]

Shows

RISCOSbits to show off a new product at Wakefield

Every girl user crazy ’bout a sharp dressed man Pi. A name that should by now be well known in the RISC OS world, if only for having an even dodgier sense of humour than my own, is Andy Marks of RISCOSbits. Describing himself as a Wakefield exhibitor virgin, Andy has let me know what […]

Announcements

News nybble: RISCOSbits comes to WROCC on 5th April

The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club‘s next meeting will be on 5th April, with Andy Marks of RISCOSbits stopping by to show off an early version of Wispy – his wireless bridge solution for RISC OS that also provides the platform with access to an up-to-date version of Firefox – along with one or two […]

User groups

Get a wisp of a new product from RISCOSbits at ROUGOL – 20th March

At the recent Southwest Show, RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks was showing off an early version of an in-development product, called Wispy – and Bryan Hogan has managed to get his hands on a pre-release sample, which he will be presenting to the RISC OS User Group of London on the evening of Monday, 20th March, 2017, […]