Midlands show returns as a virtual event

In recent months, particularly in announcements for their user group meetings, you may have seen references to a show to be organised in 2022 by the Midlands User Group – a resurrection of their old Midsummer MUG Show. And if you happened to look on RISCOSitory at any point over the last few days, you may well have noticed that a banner has appeared in the sidebar for just such a show. The show page(s) on the group’s website were updated at the end of November with the show’s details…

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Midlands User Group discussing Pi cameras – 4th December

Pi… Camera… Action! (And erm… RISC OS?) Although most laptops these days include webcams, as do some normal monitors even, the Raspberry Pi has its own camera module and a number of third parties also supply cameras for the device. At the next Midlands User Group (MUG) meeting, John Rickman will be talking about cameras for the Pi, and exploring what you need to use one.

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Wakefield exhibitors bringing their wares to your doorstep

If that’s where you choose to watch it – which may depend on the device you use (and the weather) The next Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Computer Show will take place on Saturday, 24th April, 2021 – almost exactly one month from today – and like last year’s London Show, it will take place online using the Zoom video conferencing system, and simultaneously streamed on the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) YouTube channel.

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Not a show report (honestly): London 2020

New hardware from R-Comp, and RISC OS 5.28 released! With the recent RISC OS London Show being a virtual one, taking place online via Zoom and streamed to YouTube, I decided in advance not to write a show report. Even now the event is over, it’s still possible for people to go back and watch those streams. However, there was some news that became evident as the day progressed, both within the various talks and in announcements put out to coincide with it, so it’s worth a brief look at…

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News nybble: The Wakefield Club’s charity auction is now live

The charity auction announced a couple of days ago by the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club is now live. If you want to bid on a Deuce case, custom designed by RISCOSbits to commemorate the 2020 Wakefield Show, which had to be cancelled due to the pandemic, point your web browser at its eBay listing and place your bid now! The proceeds from the auction will be go to the Wakefield Hospice, which is usually supported by the Club on the charity stand at the annual show – so please…

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