Meet Andy Vawer at ROUGOL – 20th May

The RISC OS Developments programmer behind Pinboard2, the Wi-Fi drivers, and more Since its inception, with the original aim of producing a web browser, there have been a lot of good news coming out of RISC OS Developments Ltd (ROD) – from the browser itself, Iris (albeit still in testing and not yet ready for public release), taking on ownership of the operating system and releasing it under a truly open licence, and much more, including development of additional software.

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Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to the RiscPC with ROUGOL

A RiscPC promotional picture

It seems like only ten years ago that the RiscPC turned twenty years old, and there was an article posted here to commemorate the event, and we even had cake and celebrated at that year’s Wakefield Show – and that’s because it was only ten years ago! If you move forward ten years from that, you of course reach thirty, so it’s worth remembering the machine once again.

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Chris Hall set to wave at London

Well, to talk about the Waveshare Mini-B IO board to ROUGOL. Same thing, right? Not yet formally announced by the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL), but listed on the website, the group’s next meeting will take place on 19th February, and the speaker will be Chris Hall on the topic of the Waveshare Mini Base board (CM4-IO-BASE-B), which he will be bringing along with him to demonstrate.

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Southwest 2024 date confirmed

And a round-up of other show dates, whether known or likely! The time is almost here to say goodbye to 2023 and welcome in a whole new year, which we should probably call ‘2024’ – and if we’re looking at a new year, we may as well start thinking about the RISC OS shows that we’ll be attending, the first of which is usually the Southwest Show.

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News nybble: A not-the-London-Show outing – 28th October

With the London Show not happening this year its organisers, the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL), are offering the opportunity to have a group day out instead. The plan is to spend some time from 3:00pm at the Delight Media Art Exhibition, and then head to The Real Greek for food at 5:00pm. If you want to participate, you’ll need to book your own ticket(s) for the exhibition at the link above, and let them know if you’ll be joining them for the meal – as soon as…

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