Software

Wakefield marks the launch of Messenger Pro 8

Communication sometimes leaves links incomplete – but this new version should help! This year’s Wakefield Show, which takes place on Saturday, 21st April – a couple of days time – will see the release of a brand new version of Messenger Pro, which now gains a big, shiny ‘8’ on the end of its name […]

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Messenger Pro 7.08 now available

I said do you speak-a my-language? He just smiled and gave me a Messenger update! A new version of Messenger Pro has been released by R-Comp. Described by the company as “the premier email solution for RISC OS”, Messenger Pro is a comprehensively featured email client, supporting both POP3 and SMTP (by way of secondary […]

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POP3S – a free email transport supporting TLS

Shoobie, doobie do wop – DON’T infiltrate it. Alexander Ausserstorfer has released a free mail transport agent, POP3S, which performs email fetches using TLS on port 995. TLS, or Transport Layer Security, is a protocol first introduced at the very end of the 1990s and based on the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) specification originally developed […]

Announcements

Pluto v3.11 now available

Announcement from Martin Avison, 23rd April, 2014. An update to Pluto v3.11 is now available fromĀ www.avisoft.f9.co.uk. This includes some changes made by Rob Sprowson and myself.

Announcements

Pluto 3.10 now available

A combination of two announcements from Martin Avison, 1st October and 16th November, 2013 An update to Pluto v3.10 is now available from my Pluto web page. This includes some changes made by Rob Sprowson and myself, and my StrongHelp manual is now integrated. The changes from v3.08 to v3.09 are:

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Pluto time and text file import fixes, third party website update

Sent messages no longer travel through time. Rob Sprowson, aka Sprow, has fixed a couple of minor niggles with Pluto, Jonathan Duddington’s popular email and news client, originally released in 1997 as a commercial product, and since made open source. In early July, Sprow addressed a bug which, for some people, caused the time to […]

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Pluto and eSpeak updated for ARMv7 compatibility

Pluto still classified as an application, and not a dwarf application. Pluto, a popular news and email client, and speech synthesizer eSpeak, both originally developed by Jonathan Duddington, have been updated for ARMv7 compatibility – and can therefore now be used on modern RISC OS systems based around the BeagleBoard and PandaBoard, as well as […]

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Messenger Pro 6.06 released

Minor niggle knocked back. R-Comp have sent out a new version of their news and email client, Messenger Pro, to users. The new version makes it easier to use the software’s facilities to save one or more messages to an external location on your hard drive – or to another location on your network, or […]