User groups

News nybble: London meeting reminder – Monday 17th April

With it being the Easter weekend, and with the RISC OS User group of London‘s next meeting taking place tomorrow evening, the group has sent out a reminder. The evening’s speaker will be Chris Gransden, talking about his efforts porting things from Linux to RISC OS – with Otter Browser being one of the most […]

User groups

Come and see the Easter Otter at ROUGOL on 17th April

The Easter Bunny has taken a year out to travel the world. One of the most notable ‘problem areas’ for RISC OS is the web browser situation. NetSurf is an excellent piece of work, but it still has a long way to go to get us to the point where we no longer need to […]

Announcements

Snippets – 26th August, 2016

Round up, round up; news in a very late style. (That was what China Crisis sang, wasn’t it?) The bunker has been engulfed in chaos for quite a while – with a heavy workload leading to a period of hectic and frantic headless chicken impersonations. On top of that, a partial change of platforms has […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 28th November, 2015

With the end of November rapidly approaching, and with it the deadline for preparing the RISC OS Awards poll for 2015 (coming soon, folks), here are some news items that have previously either slipped under the RISCOSitory RADAR (it came with the bunker, doncherknow), or which were held back for a snippets post. Like this […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 19th March, 2014

Bringing you the latest yesterday’s last week’s month’s YEAR’s news TODAY! Thanks to a previous engagement being cancelled, an unexpectedly free day means I can – finally – root through my archive of possible news and put together a snippets-post of things that really ought to have been reported on before now on RISCOSitory.

Software

Alpha release of new image viewing application

Show me the money JPEG! Towards the end of June Chris Gransden, who has ported a number of emulators and games to RISC OS, released an alpha version of a new application for viewing images on the platform, explaining that ‚ÄúThere are quite a few variants of various existing image formats and more recent formats […]

Software

PDF pre-release test version available

Putting your money currency symbol where your mouth space is. A new, test version of PDF, has been made available as a direct download by Chris Gransden, with the app itself cunningly renamed as PDFTest to avoid confusion and to enable it to be run alongside the the existing version for comparison purposes.

Programming

AMOS BASIC comes to RISC OS

It’s BASIC, Jim, but not as we know it. Chris Gransden, who has ported a number of emulators and games to RISC OS, has been busy again. In December, he released a test version of XAMOS [direct download], ported to RISC OS after it was suggested on the RISC OS Open forums. Originally published by […]