Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 12th April, 2016

Can I stop being so busy now, please? Pretty please? Aw, go on… Observant readers will no doubt have noticed a low post count on RISCOSitory since the Southwest Show – a grand total of eight, in fact, including the show report itself, and this year’s April Fool. As is often the case, this is […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 31st August, 2015

News nuggets for you to chew on. The last few months have been very busy with stuff unrelated to RISC OS, so unposted news – particularly smaller items – has built up again. It’s time, therefore, for a snippets post to round up these smaller items.

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 31st December, 2014

Because while no news is good news, some news is better. Or something. Keen eyed readers of RISCOSitory will no doubt have noticed that for the last couple of months they have in fact not been keen eyed readers of RISCOSitory at all. As is sometimes the case, the workload here at the Soft Rock […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 16th August, 2014

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 […]

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:

Software

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 […]

Software

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 […]