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CAMiLEON: Emulation and BBC Domesday
The BBC Domesday project was created to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the 1086 Domesday book, but is now in danger of being lost through technological obsolescence.
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What is the February RISC OS Iris browser release like?

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:32, 31/3/2020 |
 
One of the most exciting developments (for me personally) on RISC OS in the last 12 months has been the prospect of a modern browser on the platform. RISC OS Developments has been co-ordinating the development of not one but two separate browser projects - Iris and OWB. These are ports of existing Browsers to run on RISC OS. Of the two, Iris is based on the more modern Browser release.
 
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What is your current RISC OS setup? (Ed Smale)

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:16, 30/3/2020 | ,
 
I play for an amateur theatre company, and was getting ready to be the orchestra for Jekyll & Hyde the musical in May, but that's on hold now because of the pandemic.
 
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What is your current RISC OS setup? (Mark Stephens)

Posted by Mark Stephens on 09:30, 28/3/2020 | ,
 
If you are reading this article in UK (or most of the rest of the world currently), the chances are that you are in 'lockdown' at home. Millions of people have been hastily rearranging their homes so that they can try to carry on working from home as much as possible. So what does my setup look like?
 
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March News round-up

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:18, 27/3/2020 |
 
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?
 
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RIP Jim Nagel - Computer Shopper to Archive

Posted by Mark Stephens on 15:42, 26/3/2020 |
 
We are all very sad at The Icon Bar to hear that Jim Nagel has died (not related to the current pandemic).
 
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Wakefield show postponed due to COVID-19

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 22:38, 17/3/2020 | , ,
 
The Wakefield show organisers have announced that this year's show has been postponed, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic:
"Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club regrets to announce that, in the light of the coronavirus (COVID-19)
outbreak, the 25th Wakefield Acorn & RISC OS Computer Show will NOT go ahead on the 18th April 2020, and
will have to be postponed. We will endeavour to contact all exhibitors directly in the coming days, and
further announcements regarding the event will be made in due course, once the situation becomes
clearer."
Anyone know a good virus killer?
 
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Moving to RPCEmu for RISC OS on my Mac

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:44, 13/3/2020 | ,
 
In a previous article I wrote about how the new version of MacOS would no longer run my current emulator. While there are some hacky work arounds for Virtual RISCPC, there is no indication of an update which will allow it to run on the new MacOS release.
 
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RISC OS interview with qUE

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:13, 6/3/2020 |
 
AMCS are a regular fixture at the RISC OS shows. So we decided it was time to find out a little bit more about them. Many thanks for qUE for giving us the inside track...
 
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February News Round-up

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RISC OS Direct RISC OS release - first impressions

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South-West Show 2020 Report

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South-West Show 2020 talks

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South-West Show 2020 in pictures

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South-West Show 2020 Preview

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