Software

QrCode gains WiFi support

Wait! What? Oh… encoding access details in a QR code. As you were… Kevin Wells’ application for generating QR codes (two-dimensional bar codes) has been given some more attention, and version 1.07 of the application is now available to download. Two notable changes have been added to this version of QrCode:

Hardware

Clock a load of this: Elesar’s WiFi HAT now has an optional RTC

Back in October, Elesar Ltd launched a new hardware product, aimed firmly at the Raspberry Pi, which addressed a significant shortcoming in RISC OS in a pretty neat way. That product was a WiFi HAT (Hardware Attached on Top) device that provided seamless wireless network facilities to RISC OS users.

Hardware

Elesar brings WiFi solution to RISC OS on the Pi

At the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meeting last night, Elesar Ltd‘s Rob Sprowson was the guest speaker, there to reveal a mystery new product – and having done so, the HAT is out of the bag so to speak. The product in question is a Raspberry Pi HAT (which stands for Hardware […]

Software

Wispy made less… wispy

And given a bit of a shine to boot. RISC OS may not have built in support for WiFi, but there are tricks that can be employed in order to benefit from wireless connectivity. One of those tricks is to run Linux on a board that does support WiFi, and hitch a ride on that […]

Software

News nybble: PiFi 3 from R-Comp at London Show

R-Comp will be bringing a new version of PiFi to the London Show, which takes place tomorrow. The software allows you to re-purpose a spare WiFi-enabled Raspberry Pi as an adapter for a RISC OS computer – or, if connected to a hub, a number of systems. The headline feature of version 3 of the […]

Software

PiFi: Raspberry Pi as a wireless network adapter

Does PiFi mean WiFi isn’t pie in the sky? If you want to be able to connect your RISC OS kit to your wireless network, R-Comp’s stand at the forthcoming Wakefield Show might be worth a visit – they will be launching a new product called PiFi, which aims to allow you to do just […]