Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No… it’s Supersprow! (Imagine there’s exciting music here!) Earlier this year, the Piccolo Systems website became the victim of hacking/hijacking, with the site as we knew it vanishing, apparently to be replaced by one providing a home to malware. Ben Avison is reported to have said he […]
Announcement from Steve Revill, 23rd October, 2015. Visitors to the London show this weekend may wish to drop by the ROOL stand to take a sneak peek at a brand new Cortex-A15 motherboard designed with RISC OS in mind, which has kindly been loaned to ROOL for the duration of the show.
#VATMESS: New EU VAT regulations, 1 – Sanity and good sense, 0 Ben Avison, of Piccolo Systems and RISC OS Open Ltd, has announced the removal of the ability for customers to download software purchased via the Piccolo Systems website. The reason for withdrawing the downloads is due to a change in the way value […]
A selection of hitherto unreported items from the past few months. B gets beefed up to become B+ On 14th July, just a couple of days after the Midlands Show, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a new version of the Raspberry Pi. The Model B+ is the same size as its predecessors (give or take […]
Announcement from Ben Avison of Piccolo Systems, 18th November, 2013 Piccolo Systems is pleased to announce the immediate release of SystemDisc 1.01. SystemDisc is a general-purpose tool for managing the system software on modern RISC OS systems. The benefits of using SystemDisc over the pre-existing solutions include:
Dolly useful tool! Ben Avison of Piccolo Systems (and RISC OS Open Ltd) has released version 1.01 of CloneDisc, which he describes as “a general purpose tool for copying the entire contents of a disc,” and which “features full support for disc image files.” The software’s capabilities, explains Ben in his announcement at the beginning […]
Arrives in a flash. Something missing from RISC OS, which is increasingly apparent with support for them on modern devices on which the operating system can be run (or could be theoretically run if it was ported), is a filing system and driver for MMC/SD cards, allowing them to be accessed and used when inserted […]