Hardware

News nybble: Elesar brings serial and parallel ports to the Pi

Hats off to Elesar – and on to the Raspberry Pi, since this is a HAT! Details are now available about Elesar Ltd‘s mystery product that was expected to be launched at the London Show – the S&P HAT for the Raspberry Pi. A HAT is a standard for Raspberry Pi expansion boards, and is […]

Hardware

4D introduces RaspberryRO Lite

I had no idea computers contained fat or sugar – but this one definitely doesn’t! Putting on his 4D hat, Chris Evans has introduced a new computer in the RaspberryRO range, this one given the ‘Lite’ suffix. The RaspberryRO Lite takes the form of a Raspberry Pi (but you probably guessed that from the name) […]

User groups

Robots, sensors, and a Raspberry Pi – Wakefield meeting, 7th June

Meeting probably safe – killer robots unlikely to appear. The next meeting of the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club will take place on Wednesday 7th June, with the subject matter being “Things to do with Robots, Sensors, and a Raspberry Pi” – with no further information given beyond that, leaving plenty of room for speculation. […]

Announcements

News nybble: Raspberry Pi RC15 now available

RISC OS Open Ltd have sneakily released a new RISC OS release candidate for the Raspberry Pi – if it can be called sneakily when they said at the recent Southwest Show (see Rob Sprowson’s talk) that it was coming soon. RC15 can be found on their Raspberry Pi downloads page, with full details on […]

Hardware

News nybble: RISCOSbits can get you a PiSSD!

Er, that’s ‘pi ess ess dee’ – and note the ‘a’ before it! First shown at off at the London Show on Saturday, the ‘never before seen’ thing hinted at on the RISCOSbits Twitter account was the PiSSD – and it is now available to buy. Deserving of more than a news nybble, which unfortunately […]

Hardware

News nybble: RISCOSbits sneak peak pic NOT a PiPOD

It turns out that the sneak peak picture published yesterday on the RISCOSbits Twitter account was, in fact, not the PiPOD that I speculated it might be. Another picture has been posted, with the text “Another sneak preview of that #pi related #neverbeforeseen thing for the @rougol @RISCOS_London show. It is NOT the #PiPOD, Sherlock!” […]

Hardware

News nybble: Mate your RiscPC with a Raspberry Pi

Andy Marks has posted a sneak peak picture to the RISCOSBits Twitter account, along with the hashtag #neverbeforeseen – but what the picture clearly shows is the box that the humble Raspberry Pi is usually supplied in, which is something that just about everyone interested in these things has seen. The picture, he says, is […]

Software

News nybble: Nut Pi on the newest Pi

RISC OS Open Ltd have announced a new edition of Nut Pi – a collection of commercial software, all provided on an SD-card for the Raspberry Pi. The latest version, which will be available at the London Show on Saturday brings ARMv8 compatibility to the software, which means it is now compatible with the Raspberry […]

Software

GPS application released for RISC OS

Just the thing for the morning after the night before, and you’ve woken up wondering where on Earth you are!1 Chris Hall has released a new application, provisionally called ‘SatNav’, that can read the signal from a GPS receiver and feed it to other applications capable of understanding and acting on that data. One such […]