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How fast is RPC-Emu?

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:52, 7/8/2020 |
 
In 2016, we published 2 articles (Native versus emulation parts 1 and 2 using the benchmarks from Chris Hall comparison of RISC OS machines. He has lots of scores for other systems there.
 
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Impression Publisher reaches release 4c

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:44, 24/7/2020 |
 
The Impression family of DTP products for RISC OS seems to be undergoing something of a revival at present. Impression Style (the standard version of the product) is now free, while Impression-X, the high end version, is now back in active development with Richard Keefe. He is running a subscription scheme providing updated versions of Impression-X.
 
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Tom Williamson talks to Rougol online

Posted by Mark Stephens on 21:33, 20/7/2020 |
 
Rougol has moved online and tonight we had Tom Williamson as the speaker.
 
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Archive 24:6 reviewed

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:39, 10/7/2020 |
 
Archive 24:6 has now been sent out to subscribers (in a nice biodegradable poly bag). This is a landmark issue in a number of ways. With the sad death of Jim Nagel earlier this year, the edition has been finished off by Jim's sons as a tribute to Jim. So this is the last Nagel edited edition and the last magazine in Volume 24.
 
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Rougol talk goes remote for Lockdown

Posted by Mark Stephens on 21:28, 15/6/2020 |
 
With the lockdown still impacting our lives, and pubs closed, the June Rougol talk moved online with a Zoom presentation by Tony Cheal about the development and history of Ace Computing (Euclid, Mogul, ArcLight, Tween, Splice and Apollonius).
 
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NetSurf reaches version 3.10

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:48, 5/6/2020 |
 
If you have been busy watching the new browsers Iris and OWB develop for RISC OS, you may have forgotten about NetSurf. This started life on RISC OS and is now multi-platform (with versions for Windows and Linux as well as Haiku, Amiga, and Atari. The last big release was July 2019.
 
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RISC OS Direct Videos -3. Gaming and emulation

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:25, 15/5/2020 | ,
 
So far, 3 videos have been published on youtube to encourage people to use RISC OS.
 
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RISC OS Direct Videos -2. Setting up and User interface

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:22, 8/5/2020 | ,
 
Video 2 picks up from the introductory video which showed up how to setup a Raspberry Pi with RISC OS and gave us a very brief overview about how to use it.
 
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RISC OS Direct Videos -1. Getting started with RISC OS

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Amcog Games Scuba Hunter reviewed

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Drag'n'Drop Winter 2020 edition reviewed

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Moving to RPCEmu for RISC OS on my Mac

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RISC OS Direct RISC OS release - first impressions

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Amcog's latest game Star Mine reviewed

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