User groups

ROOL roll in to ROUGOL – 21st September

ROOLing, ROOLing, ROOLing… ROUGOL! 21st September is the date of the next husking bee for ROUGOL – the RISC OS User Group of London – and this month the group’s guest speaker will be Rob Sprowson (aka Sprow), who will be there yammering about what RISC OS Open Ltd (ROOL) have been up to over […]


Pip-sized Pico now available

Pint-sized would be, like, MASSIVE! Last year the BASIC programming language celebrated its 50th birthday, having first appeared (as Dartmouth BASIC) in 1964, and in May RISC OS Open Ltd joined in the celebrations by releasing RISC OS Pico for the Raspberry Pi.


Answer: the RISC OS Open stand at the Southwest Show

Question: Where can you find a Raspberry Pi 2, a new Style Guide, and a robot arm, all together? (Um. Have I got the question and answer the wrong way around?) RISC OS Open Ltd have confirmed that they will be appearing at the RISC OS Southwest Show on Saturday, 21st February, at the Webbington […]


Bounty boosting at ROOL

Show ’em the money! RISC OS Open Ltd, responsible for managing the RISC OS 5 source code, have announced another run of bounty matching for this month. The bounty scheme was launched in 2011 as a way to allow members of the RISC OS community to contribute funds towards the development of certain aspects of […]


Happy birthday, RiscPC- you’re 20 years old today!

And, for many people, you’re still going strong. The RiscPC was the most powerful computer Acorn ever put into production, and it was officially launched twenty years ago today, on Friday, 15th April, 1994. according to Acorn’s April 1994 Developers’ Newsletter and the date of their announcement on usenet. RISCOSitory takes a look back over […]


Portsmouth’s first RISC OS show

Putting Portsmouth on the RISC OS map. The first ever RISC OS show in Portsmouth took place on 28th September, 2013- and it seems to have been a successful one, with both exhibitors and visitors reflecting positively about the event. The venue itself, the second floor of Innovation Warehouse Portsmouth, was comparatively small, offering a […]


RISC OS Open’s Portsmouth show almost upon us

In three… two… one… well, okay, a few days time. This coming Saturday, 28th September, marks the ribbon being cut on the RISC OS community’s newest show, which takes place at Innovation Warehouse, Portsmouth, 2nd Floor, Innovation Space building, 1 Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth, PO1 2QF.