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    Michael Foot has announced the availability of BeebIt 0.62, the BBC Micro computer emulator for RISC OS systems. BeebIt emulates the Acorn BBC Model B, BBC Model B+ and BBC Master range of computers. BeebIt will now run on all RISC OS computers, including the A9Home, Beagleboard and ARMini.


    MathMagical Software have announced that Iconizer II will be available at the MUG Midlands Shows for purchase, a new copy is available for £35 or £10 for an upgrade from a previous version of the software.


    The A7000+ Portable 6757 Reads hardware

    As recently featured on popular tech site Engadget, IT Guru "Sam" from Derbyshire has managed to put together the 'A7kP', yes, a portable A7000+, it's not quite a laptop but you have to admit, it's pretty darn sexy.

    Posted by apacketofsweets on Tuesday, July 05, 2011 Read full article: 'The A7000+ Portable'   

    Howard Dawson's SchemEd 1.03 is now available to download from his website.

    Posted by apacketofsweets on Tuesday, July 05, 2011 Read full article: 'SchemEd 1.03 available now'   

    Usergroups in July 5558 Reads collaboration

    There's a whole host of RISC OS usergroup meetings taking place in July so here's a list that might be of interest.


    Posted by apacketofsweets on Tuesday, July 05, 2011 Read full article: 'Usergroups in July'   

    The RISC OS Midsummer Mug Show takes place on Saturday 9th July 11:00am - 16:00pm at St John's Church Hall, 205 Warwick Road, Kenilworth CV8 1HY.

    Entrance fee is just £3 and free for children.

    The entrance fee also entitles you to entry in to the prize draw where you can win either a copy of !1st by Serious Statistical Software or !rotor! by MUG's very own John Rickman.

    Posted by bluenose on Sunday, July 03, 2011 Read full article: 'RISC OS Midsummer MUG Show 2011'   

    Software Round-up 6410 Reads applications

    Quite a lot has happened in RISC OS land since the last MyRISCOS update and I could go on forever about R-Comp's new ARMini computer and of course the nifty little beagleboard, but here's a nice little round-up on the software side of things.

    Posted by apacketofsweets on Sunday, June 19, 2011 Read full article: 'Software Round-up'   

    Charm version 2.1 the set of high level language tools and demos for RISC-OS computers and emulators is now freely available under the terms of the GNU GPLv3 license.

    Posted by pnowosad on Sunday, June 19, 2011 Read full article: 'Charm version 2.1 released'   

    The Charm language is now freely available under the terms of the GNU GPLv3 license for RISC-OS developers and users.

    Posted by pnowosad on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Read full article: 'Charm for RISC-OS PCs and emulators'   

    The RISCOScode website has been relaunched. Gone is the webzine format and in its place is a 'rolling news' type layout. To celebrate the relaunch four full length items have been posted. They are.... (read more)


    With the Wakefield 2011 Show now less than three weeks away, the Wakfield RISC OS Computer Club are pleased to announce more details of the event.

    Posted by sfryatt on Saturday, April 02, 2011 Read full article: 'Wakefield 2011 -- Saturday, 16th April'   

    RISCOS Ltd's Paul Middleton has just announced that this year's South West Show welcomes special guest, Sophie Wilson - Designer of the Acorn Micro-Computer, Author of BBC Basic, ChangeFSI and Acorn Replay (and much more!)

    For more details, see the RISCOS Ltd. Web site at:

    Posted by cobalt on Wednesday, February 09, 2011   

    The Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Computer Show is finally announced for 2011, and the new website is launched.

    Posted by sfryatt on Monday, November 08, 2010 Read full article: 'Wakefield 2011 Show Announced'   

    RISC OS 6.20 released 13672 Reads riscosselect

    After previewing it at the recent Midlands show, RISCSOS Ltd. have posted the latest version of RISC OS (6.20) out to subscribers.

    Posted by cobalt on Sunday, December 20, 2009 Read full article: 'RISC OS 6.20 released'   

    For those whom might have missed it (as I did despite being someone who's got little excuse), the Wakefield RISCOS Computer Club have launched their website a short while ago.

    Posted by StevePotts on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Read full article: 'Wakefield Show 2010 details'   

    MUG Show News  6801 Reads news
    Yesterday's MUG RISC OS Show went off without very much of a fanfare and there's not been too much news about the show but we do have a little bit of news for you...

    Posted by cobalt on Sunday, December 06, 2009 Read full article: 'MUG Show News '   

    The RISC OS Midland User Group (MUG) 2009 show is taking place on Saturday
    5th December and is again at Birmingham University, Guild of Students, B15

    Posted by sa110_mk on Sunday, November 29, 2009 Read full article: 'Midlands Christmas Show 2009'   

    Anyone running the RISC OS 5.15 softload on their Iyonix "should treat it with extreme caution!" according to Steve Revill.


    Have you noticed how it's the people who don't use and haven't tried particular products that do all the shouting about how they're not very good or not worth the money and there's no point buying them?

    Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Read full article: 'Don't believe what you read'   

    Ovation Pro bugfixes 6931 Reads applications

    Announced on the mailing list, David Pilling has updated Ovation Pro with some bug fixes.

    Posted by stan on Friday, November 06, 2009 Read full article: 'Ovation Pro bugfixes'   

    Steve Potts has published a small set of slides highlighting RISC OS 6 features.

    Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Read full article: 'RISC OS 6 feature summary'   

    luafox is a new program for RISC OS offering many functions that make it easy to handle and analyse and data in an quick and easy way. Results can be presented in publication ready graphs.

    Posted by maikl on Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Read full article: 'luafox¬†available¬†now'   

    London show photos 6804 Reads collaboration

    Peter Howkins has published some photographs from the recent London RISC OS show.

    Posted by Anonymous on Monday, October 05, 2009 Read full article: 'London show photos'   

    The NetSurf team have published an update to what has been acheived by this years Google Summer of Code students.  Well worth a read if you like to follow NetSurf developments.

    Posted by sa110_mk on Friday, October 02, 2009   

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