Software

Prophet rises again

While in the world of Windows there is a great deal of software for businesses to choose from to look after their accounts, the choices on RISC OS are very limited in comparison. In recent years, the choices have become even more limited as the operating system (and underlying hardware) has moved on, and older […]

Software

Font Directory Pro reaches into the clipboard

Allows text to be pasted into the viewer application. Elesar Ltd has just released an update to popular font management package Font Directory Pro. The package, which consists of a suite of applications to help manage large collections of fonts, was originally developed by LOOK Systems and is now being maintained by the same company […]

Hardware

Printed User Guide now an option when buying a Titanium

Get a motherbook with a motherboard! If you have been thinking about buying a Titanium motherboard from Elesar Ltd, you now have an additional incentive: The option of having a printed copy of the new RISC OS 5 User Guide included in the price – although, if you so choose, you can have the motherboard […]

Software

News nybble: Updated Linux for Titanium now available

The version of Linux available from Elesar Ltd for the Titanium motherboard has been updated, bringing it up to version 8.10 of Debian (Jessie), the specific distribution used. The last release was based on version 8.7, and Elesar says this is a maintenance release that benefits from both security and bug fixes, with details of […]

Software

Font Directory Pro update reaches The Village

Can now be used by Number 6. I mean on RISC OS 6! A new version of Font Directory Pro has been released by Elesar Ltd, bringing the software up to version 3.22. Originally developed and sold by LOOKsystems and now being looked after by Elesar, Font Directory Pro is a popular font management package, […]

Hardware

What do you get if you cross a two headed Titanium with 256 colours?

An extra wide, 256 colour display! With two DVI-I sockets on board, one of the selling points of Elesar‘s Titanium is the ability to drive two displays side by side. RISC OS doesn’t (properly) support this, but it can be done by fooling the operating system into treating the two screens as though they are […]

Misc

Elesar brings Black Friday to the world of RISC OS. Again.

So let’s all have a Black Celebration1. For the second year running, Elesar Ltd is allowing RISC OS users to benefit from Black Friday – a sales event from the Untidy States of Overpuddle2 that has started to catch on here in the UK. For Overpuddlians, the last Thursday in November is a national holiday […]

Hardware

News nybble: Elesar brings serial and parallel ports to the Pi

Hats off to Elesar – and on to the Raspberry Pi, since this is a HAT! Details are now available about Elesar Ltd‘s mystery product that was expected to be launched at the London Show – the S&P HAT for the Raspberry Pi. A HAT is a standard for Raspberry Pi expansion boards, and is […]

Hardware

News nybble: Titanium + DDE = October offer from Elesar

My calculator doesn’t seem to like that calculation, but it’s definitely right. Following last month’s offer of five games for the price of none when purchasing a Titanium motherboard, October sees another piece of software up for grabs from Elesar Ltd when purchasing their flagship product. This time, the offer is for a free full […]