User groups

RISC OS Open news at ROUGOL

Everybody chant “There’s only one Rob Sprowson!” Monday, 16th September is when the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) next meets up, and the original plan was for Elesar Ltd‘s Rob Sprowson to be the guest speaker for the meeting, at which he was planning to reveal a new, hitherto mystery product currently in […]

User groups

Summer party in London – tonight

Party time, time runs out, everybody’s infected invited1 It’s a very last minute announcement, but the next meeting of the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) is tonight (Monday, 19th August, from 7:45pm) and because it’s one of those rare meetings for the group where there is no formal speaker, the evening is being […]

Shows

Elesar Ltd again opens click and collect option for Wakefield

A now customary arrangement for RISC OS shows, Elesar Ltd – Rob Sprowson’s operation that has brought us the Titanium motherboard, a 105-key mechanical keyboard with red function keys, and software such as CloudFS – is once again offering a click and collect option in time for the upcoming show.

Software

Prophet reveals its own future

A portent of coming… increased functionality! A new version of Prophet is now available. The software is a comprehensive business accounts package, with features that compare well to those found on much more expensive accounts packages on other platforms. It was originally written by Quentin Pain and sold through Apricote Studios (now Accountz), and as […]

Software

Prophet rises again

While in the world of Windows there is a great deal of software for businesses to choose from to look after their accounts, the choices on RISC OS are very limited in comparison. In recent years, the choices have become even more limited as the operating system (and underlying hardware) has moved on, and older […]

Shows

News nybble: First batch of Wakefield Show videos now online

If you need more detailed information about a small selection of Wakefield Show exhibitors and their wares than is provided in Mark Stephens’ show report and pictures on the Icon Bar website, but can’t wait for the usual RISCOSitory show report and videos, Ruth Gunstone has stepped in to fill in the gap. Ruth is […]

Software

Miner Willy’s original outing updated

It’s just another Manic Miner (woah-ooh-woah) Thanks to the efforts of Rob Sprowson, there is a new version of classic game Manic Miner available, benefiting from fixes that allow it to be run on both 26-bit and 32-bit RISC OS computers, up to and including the ARMv8 Raspberry Pi1. Dating back to the early 1980s, […]

Software

20th birthday update for PIC suite

If you are designing or developing a piece of hardware and need to use a microcontroller, you will need a way to program it. There are many tools to do this available for other platforms (x86 in particular) – but there is also a solution for RISC OS users in the form of Rob Sprowson’s […]