AMPlayer updated for ARMv7 processors

Announcement from Rob Sprowson, 27th September, 2015. After a prolonged 4660 day period of perpetual beta status, an updated version of the AMPlayer modules is now available from at:

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 31st December, 2014

Because while no news is good news, some news is better. Or something. Keen eyed readers of RISCOSitory will no doubt have noticed that for the last couple of months they have in fact not been keen eyed readers of RISCOSitory at all. As is sometimes the case, the workload here at the Soft Rock […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 16th August, 2014

A selection of hitherto unreported items from the past few months. B gets beefed up to become B+ On 14th July, just a couple of days after the Midlands Show, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a new version of the Raspberry Pi. The Model B+ is the same size as its predecessors (give or take […]


Pluto v3.11 now available

Announcement from Martin Avison, 23rd April, 2014. An update to Pluto v3.11 is now available fromĀ This includes some changes made by Rob Sprowson and myself.


Pluto 3.10 now available

A combination of two announcements from Martin Avison, 1st October and 16th November, 2013 An update to Pluto v3.10 is now available from my Pluto web page. This includes some changes made by Rob Sprowson and myself, and my StrongHelp manual is now integrated. The changes from v3.08 to v3.09 are:


Pluto time and text file import fixes, third party website update

Sent messages no longer travel through time. Rob Sprowson, aka Sprow, has fixed a couple of minor niggles with Pluto, Jonathan Duddington’s popular email and news client, originally released in 1997 as a commercial product, and since made open source. In early July, Sprow addressed a bug which, for some people, caused the time to […]