The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) will be holding its next meeting on Wednesday, and the theme for the evening will be festive fun – there will even be mince pies and other treats! That effectively makes it the group’s Christmas bash, and what do you always expect at a good Christmas bash?
A video of Chris Cox’s visit to the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) back in February went online a few days ago, a couple of days after he paid a visit to the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) to give a similar talk. That Wakefield talk was also recorded, and has now […]
Back in February, Chris Cox paid a visit to the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) – and much more recently the Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) – to talk about his time at Acorn Computers and Acorn RISC Technologies, where amongst other things he largely became the public face at exhibitions. For […]
While the company ceased to be an entity in its own right over twenty years ago, the legacy of Acorn Computers lives on. Not just with its most important technological innovation, the ARM chip, now being ubiquitous – but also because RISC OS, the computing platform it built around that chip, is still used, developed, […]
Six months on from the show itself… that’s almost as long as the Long Gap between the Wakefield and London shows! Ahem. The place to be for discerning RISC OS users (and retro Acorn enthusiasts) on Saturday, 27th April, was Wakefield – more specifically, the Cedar Court Hotel in Calder Grove – because that was […]
The latest issue (37:7) of the WROCC (Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club) newsletter has been sent out, and tucked away within it at the bottom of page five is a piece of show news: The next Wakefield Show will take place on Saturday, 18th April, 20201. That’s the weekend after Easter and exactly eight weeks […]
Gavin Crawford will be talking at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting on his use of Ovation Pro – one of RISC OS’ desktop publishing packages, and the only one that runs natively on 32-bit platforms. Gavin has used the software to produce professionally printed hard back books, and has put RISC […]
Should they have held this meeting back until November? If you want to hear a nightmarish tale that could have come straight out of the mind of Clive Barker or Stephen King, you should probably head for the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting.
The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) will be holding their next meeting on Wednesday, 7th August, at 7:45pm, and this month will see something of a mixed bag, with two people lined up to talk to the group. Ruth Gunstone will be talking audio/video capture, and about a nightmare hardware change to her Pi […]
The population’s Wakefield Club has got to rockwrok, rockwrok, rockwrok… The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meets once again tomorrow evening, and this month Peter Richmond will be talking about creating and playing MIDI music on computers – so get ready to, er, “rock” (wrocc?) the Club’s regular venue: