ROUGOL’s plans for early 2023

World domination not on the cards – just some meeting information. With all the shenanigans surrounding the tail end of the year out of the way – Christmas, New Year, hangovers (lots of hangovers, probably) – details of some of the first few RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meetings of 2023 have been released.

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Southwest, Wakefield 2023 show dates known

Let’s guess the rest! We’re fast approaching the end of 2022, and the final RISC OS show of the year – the London Show, organised by the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) – was originally scheduled to take place next Saturday, the 29th October. However, due to the venue being unavailable until some months into next year, and no suitable alternative having been found, the event has had to be cancelled. As a result, there will be no more RISC OS shows until 2023 – and there are…

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News nybble: Scout out Recce at the Southwest Show

There will be a new application released by Sine Nomine at Saturday’s Southwest Show for use with map-app RiscOSM. The software is designed to allow you to check out a particular place ahead of time if you are planning or considering a trip there, by pulling in photographs from various online sources. Subject to the availabitlity of an internet connection, Sine Nomine’s Matthew Phillips hopes to be able to demonstrate it in use in his theatre talk. And since it has been made possible by the recent RISC OS Open…

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News nybble: It’s the coming of the Titans at the Southwest Show

They won’t be fighting, though, so it won’t be a clash. The Southwest Show on Saturday will see R-Comp Interactive unveil another new computer based on the TiMachine range (in turn based around the Titanium motherboard from Elesar Ltd). That new machine is called the Titan, and arrives in a tower case, similar in size to the launch version of the Iyonix according to R-Comp’s announcement. With a base price of £775 including VAT, the default machine is shipped with a single drive for storage, with additional options available, and…

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News nybble: RISC OS Open Logistics operating again for Elesar Ltd

RISC OS Open Ltd are once again joining forces with Elesar Ltd to operate a ‘click and collect’ service for those able to collect any goods ordered from the latter at the Southwest Show next Saturday. If you have something you want to buy from Elesar and you’re attending the show, opting to use this delivery method makes a lot of sense – with the amount of sense increasing with the cost of the postage you would otherwise pay, depending on what you order!

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