Shows

Wakefield Show prize draw

In for a PiRO, in for a pound Visitors to the annual Wakefield Show, which takes place on Saturday, 27th April, will have the opportunity to enter into a prize draw to win one of three prizes.

Software

Wispy made less… wispy

And given a bit of a shine to boot. RISC OS may not have built in support for WiFi, but there are tricks that can be employed in order to benefit from wireless connectivity. One of those tricks is to run Linux on a board that does support WiFi, and hitch a ride on that […]

User groups

RISCOSbits visits WROCC – 6th February

RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks will be the guest speaker at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting, which takes place on Wednesday, 6th February, 2019, at 7:45pm. Amongst other things, Andy hopes to have with him a working PineBook (aka ARMbook), running RISC OS, along with a number of other ‘portable’ solutions for people […]

Hardware

New toys from RISCOSbits at London

Saturday will be a Good Day to PiHard! There will be some new toys available from RISCOSbits at the London Show, which takes place on Saturday – new cases, docks for R-Comp‘s mini.m, and systems based around the Wandboard. In addition, the company’s website has been updated to reflect the new and existing range, with […]

User groups

Meet the mini.m and see the si.zeRO in London on Monday

Both small, but still visible without the use of a magnifying glass! This year’s Wakefield show (report coming to be started soon at some point) saw the launch of a new computer from R-Comp, called the mini.m. The system is most easily described as a mini version of the ARMSX ARMX6, squeezed down so that […]

User groups

News nybble: Ident Computer returns to the Midlands, 19th May

The Midlands User Group will be holding its next meeting on Saturday, 19th May – tomorrow – and the guest speaker will be Tom Williamson of Ident Computer, with a talk covering the company’s recent developments, such as the Ident CE, the new arrangement with RISCOSbits acting as a supplier, and 3D printing. If you […]

Hardware

RISC CE + Wispy = Wispy CE

It’s simple maths, innit? In the wake of the recent Recursion and Southwest shows, and the launch of the CE range, Ident Computer‘s Tom Williamson and RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks have recognised a degree of overlap in some of their product range and, rather than compete, have put their heads – and their overlapping products – […]

Shows

News nybble: London Show videos now online

Meanwhile, I have yet to get the final Wakefield Show video finished and uploaded! ROUGOL member Leo White, who records the theatre talks at the London Show, has now uploaded the recordings of this year’s talks to YouTube. In alphabetical order: BBC Media Preservation (Paul Emerton) CJE Micro’s (Chris Evans) MW Software (Martin W├╝rthner) R-Comp […]

Hardware

News nybble: Pi-Top acrylic slice – featuring the RISC OS cog

For any discerning RISC OS user who has a Pi-Top – whether bought from 4D as the Pi-TopRO, or elsewhere as just the Pi-Top – one thing obviously missing from the product is any kind of branding to make it a distinctively RISC OS laptop. RISCOSbits‘ Andy Marks has now come up with the solution. […]