News nybble: CJE/4D at London Show – place your orders now

CJE Micro’s and 4D will once again be exhibiting at the London Show and expect to have plenty of goodies on display, such as small HDMI monitors, the pi-topRO 2 Pi-based laptop, the 4D/Simon Inns Econet Clock, and a new IDE Podule (details of which to be announced RSN), and much more. However, the company will be getting to the show by car, which means there will be limited available space to carry stock – so if you have anything specific you wish to buy from them at the show,…

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New toys from RISCOSbits at London

Saturday will be a Good Day to PiHard! There will be some new toys available from RISCOSbits at the London Show, which takes place on Saturday – new cases, docks for R-Comp‘s mini.m, and systems based around the Wandboard. In addition, the company’s website has been updated to reflect the new and existing range, with options to buy some items directly, rather than through eBay.

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London Show: Theatre talks, hints, and more

By this time next Saturday, most visitors to the London Show will be either at home or heading there having chatted to any number of people, from fellow visitors and enthusiasts, to the various hardware and software developers, and even hobbyists, manning stands. They will know all about the latest news and developments that are to be revealed at the show.

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DrawScript at ROUGOL, 16th July

David Lane will be taking the floor at the next meeting of the RISC OS User Group of London to talk about DrawScript, a programming/script language developed by Joe Taylor that can be used to produce graphics in Draw format. Based on BASIC, but with extra graphics commands, DrawScript can be used to produce elaborate drawings with great precision – as demonstrated by the DrawScript gallery, linked from the software’s website.

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News nybble: London Show videos now online

Meanwhile, I have yet to get the final Wakefield Show video finished and uploaded! ROUGOL member Leo White, who records the theatre talks at the London Show, has now uploaded the recordings of this year’s talks to YouTube. In alphabetical order: BBC Media Preservation (Paul Emerton) CJE Micro’s (Chris Evans) MW Software (Martin Würthner) R-Comp (Andrew Rawnsley) RISC OS Developments (Richard Brown) RISC OS Open Ltd (Steve Revill) Sine Nomine Software with RISCOSbits (Matthew Phillips and Andy Marks) VideoNuLA (Rob Coleman)  

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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 of Andy’s products. It’s for the Pi, it’s made of acrylic, it’s interlocking, and it’s ace1, so if you pull together the parts of that I’ve highlighted, it’s easy to see that the name can…

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