Software

R-Comp releases tool to protect RISC OS computers from prying eyes

Lock down, lock all eyes out – there’s no way to pry!1. New-ish2 from R-Comp is an application designed to lock down your RISC OS computers in a way similar to other platforms. On those platforms, it’s normal to be prompted to enter a password at start-up, and possibly when the machine has been left […]

User groups

RISC OS Developments to visit Wakefield on 5th June

If you want to be brought up to date on news from RISC OS Developments – the company that now owns RISC OS – and you happen to be in the vicinity of Wakefield on Wednesday, then why not pop along to the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting, which takes place that evening?

Shows

News nybble: R-Comp and RCI at the Wakefield Show

R-Comp and RCI will be at the Wakefield Show on 27th April with a number of updated software packages. NetFetch 5.50, released earlier this month, benefits from increased security thanks to the new AcornSSL module, and Messenger Pro 8.02 gains ‘Big mode’ support on ARMBook laptops. Fireworkz Pro 2.22 sees further improvements to its database […]

Software

Netfetch 5.50 lands safely and securely

I could’ve made a joke about safety nets, couldn’t I? Oh well. Now available from R-Comp is the latest version of the NetFetch internet suite, which contains a bundle of software including, amongst other things, Hermes for transporting emails and a version of Messenger so you can read and write those emails. The update to […]

Hardware

News nybble: It’s the coming of the Titans at the Southwest Show

They won’t be fighting, though, so it won’t be a clash. The Southwest Show on Saturday will see R-Comp Interactive unveil another new computer based on the TiMachine range (in turn based around the Titanium motherboard from Elesar Ltd). That new machine is called the Titan, and arrives in a tower case, similar in size […]

Software

News nybble: ARMX6 Graphics Acceleration software updated

Users of R-Comp‘s ARMSX ARMX6 computers who have purchased the Graphics Acceleration software first previewed at last year’s Southwest Show can now benefit from a free update to version 1.10 from. The new version resolves issues with legacy full-screen modes that use screen banking or shadowing. The software can be purchased through !Store, through which […]

Shows

London Show snippets

As everyone in RISC OS land should know by now, this year’s London Show will take place tomorrow at the St Giles Hotel in Feltham. With my exhibitor hat on, I get very busy in the run up to a show – and I also deal with trying to get any last minute news posted […]