Shows

The Long Gap is almost over – the London Show is almost upon us

So what’s in store for you lucky RISC OS users this year? The Long Gap is the period between the annual Wakefield Show, which usually takes place in April, and the London Show, which takes place a whole six months later (that’s half a year, doncher know), towards the end of October. It’s October now […]

Shows

News nybble: London Show 2017 announced

Talk about leaving it until the last minute, that’s only 320 days away! EVERYBODY PANIC! Completing the trio of dates in 2017 for the main shows that take place in the United Kingdom, the date on which next year’s RISC OS London Show will be taking place has been announced as 28th, October, 2017. The […]

Magazines

News nybble: Spot the lesser-spotted Archive at the London Show

One of the rarest species these days in the world of RISC OS is the Lesser-spotted Archive – well, more specifically, it’s new editions of the Lesser-spotted Archive. However, the London Show, which opens its doors to the public in a little over an hour from now, is expected to be the scene of a […]

Misc

News nybble: RISC OS Open now ten years, four months old

And nine days! Don’t forget the nine days! RISC OS Open Ltd was officially incorporated on 20th June, 2006, so this year marks their tenth birthday, and tomorrow’s today’s London Show is the first RISC OS event for the company since that birthday. So, unsurprisingly – and just as you would expect any ten year […]

Magazines

News nybble: Drag ‘n Drop volume 8 issue 1 out… guess when?

Yup – tomorrow, initially available at the London Show! Christopher Dewhurst will be bringing along the newest issue of on-off-on-off-under-new-management PDF magazine Drag ‘n Drop to the London Show tomorrow, with it becoming available to purchase online after the event. Costing just £3.50 for a single issue, the magazine includes a wide range of articles, […]

Software

News nybble: Organizer adds encryption for cloud use

A new version of Organizer, the – no, THE – personal information manager for RISC OS, will be launched at the London Show, which takes place tomorrow. The headline feature in this new version is the ability to password protect the application, and to encrypt your data – adding a level of data security that […]

Hardware

News nybble: RISCOSbits sneak peak pic NOT a PiPOD

It turns out that the sneak peak picture published yesterday on the RISCOSbits Twitter account was, in fact, not the PiPOD that I speculated it might be. Another picture has been posted, with the text “Another sneak preview of that #pi related #neverbeforeseen thing for the @rougol @RISCOS_London show. It is NOT the #PiPOD, Sherlock!” […]

Misc

News nybble: Elesar offers click and collect for London Show (updated)

Elesar Ltd is once again using the services of RISC OS Open Logistics, by offering a click and collect scheme for goods purchased in time for this year’s London Show, which takes place on Saturday. To take advantage of this scheme, which can represent quite a saving on heavier items, simply select ‘Pick up at […]

Misc

News nybble: Shock news – CJE Micro’s out of stock!

But only of some items, silly! With the London Show looming, Chris Evans has made the shock revelation that CJE Micro’s has run out of stock… of some items! Chris says the company can recycle old Acorn and RISC OS gear “in the best possible way, by finding someone who wants to use them for […]

User groups

Micro One heads to SE1

Tom Williamson to present his Pi-based machine to ROUGOL. The guest speaker at this month’s RISC OS User Group of London meeting, which takes place on Monday, 19th September, will be Tom Williamson of Ident Computer – and his subject matter will be the company’s Raspberry Pi-based Micro One computer.