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November news

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:07, 30/11/2018 |
 
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?
 
Elesar finds a way to improve performance on your Titanium machines with free software update.
 
New stunt drivers game from AmCoG games.
 
Updated free guide to VirtualRPC in Use available to download.
 
Review of the new RaspberryPi3 A+ on RISC OS blog.
 
Elesar update !Prophet to 3.95
 
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October News Headlines

Posted by Mark Stephens on 12:30, 31/10/2018 |
 
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?
 
R-CompInfo released a 6th version of their Monitor software, offering more screen modes for Titanium.
 
RISC OS Developments acquire CastleInfo Technology. Expect lots of speculation on the Internet and some hard facts at the London Show.
 
Interesting article on Reading Manga on RISC OS on RISC OS blog.
 
The 10th London show. Read our report.
 
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September News round-up

Posted by Mark Stephens on 06:57, 28/9/2018 |
 
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?
 
Orpheus Internet hits crowdfunding target.
 
Elesar offering a free 128GB SSD drive promotion with a new Titanium bought before 8th October.
 
Some packaging confessions and advice on running RISCOS OS directly on Linux The RISC OS Blog.
 
A video of ARM's 1992 presentation to Apple about the ARM610 - YouTube / Centre for Computing History
 
Reminder there is a show next month....
 
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DDE tools updated to DDE28c

Posted by Mark Stephens on 06:00, 21/9/2018 |
 
Over the summer, ROOL quietly slipped out another update to their DDE toolset. We saw an update in April and the July release of DDEc is another incremental release.
 
There are some changes to !C++ and !CC applications and existing users can update just by copying the existing files onto the existing release. New copies on the ROOL store are using the latest release.
 
While there is no real features, it is really important to see such a critical tool being maintained and updated.
 
ROOL also mention in their release email the bounty to add ARMv7 inline assembler to the C Compiler. If you are interested in contributing to this bounty, details are here.
 
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August News round-up

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:11, 31/8/2018 |
 
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?
 
DDE28c update from ROOL.
 
Prophet Version 3.94 and Font Directory Pro 3.23 now available from Elesar
 
Orpheus Internet launches a crowdfunding campaign to finance the upgrading of their services. Latest total
 
It is games month on RISC OS blog!
 
New 32bit version of Dickie Brickie now on !Store for free.
 
R-CompInfo SP12a brings DualMonitor version 5 and lots of RISC OS 5.24 software updates to TiMachine.
 
The ROOL TCP/IP "phase 1" bounty reaches a major milestone with a beta release of the updated AcornSSL module, supporting the modern TLS protocol instead of the old and insecure SSL protocol.
 
André Timmermans releases DigitalCD 3.11 and KinoAmp 0.48. The new version of KinoAmp is able to use hardware overlays for improved playback performance on machines and OS versions which support that functionality.
 
ADFFS 2.68 released. ROOL have also updated their website
 
IconBar will be running regular articles over the Autumn after a bit of a summer break. We kick off next friday with an interview....
 
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The state of PackMan in 2018

Posted by Jeffrey Lee on 20:30, 20/8/2018 | , , , , ,
 
In a previous article we've looked at what software is available via !PackMan. But what if you're a developer who wants to get your software listed - where do you start?
 
 
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Elesar releases new version of Prophet

Posted by Mark Stephens on 15:50, 13/8/2018 |
 
Hot on the heels of updating Font Directory Pro, Elesar have announced a new release of the resurrected Accounting package Prophet.
 
The main changes in the new releases have been to bring the software so that it runs on all modern machines with a nice set of RISC OS 4 or 5 icons and does not need Aemulor to run on 32bit. Oh, and it understands the tax system in 2018.
 
There is also a revised 262 page manual for the product.
 
Elesar has been developing quite a track record of reviving and updating old RISC OS software, and we look forward to seeing what they have planned for Prophet (and what other surprises they spring on us).
 
Website link with a new license for 97.20 (Including VAT) or 68.40 for an upgrade.
 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
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July News round-up

Posted by Mark Stephens on 06:37, 31/7/2018 |
 
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?
 
Interesting debugging tool called BreakAid that hooks into the OS breakpoint system.
 
Review of Jason Tribbeck's game Equinox on RISC OS blog.
 
Elesar releases new version 3.23 of Font Directory Pro
 
R-CompInfo have announced that their new mini.m computer is available for sale, squeezing the power of their ARMX6 into a much smaller and cheaper package.
 
Mark will be taking a break from writing articles over the summer holiday.
 
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RISC OS ports website

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RiscOSM continues to expand its horizons

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Font Directory Pro moves to 3.23

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CashBook and other goodies

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!Organizer updated to 2.28a

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55 BBC Micro Books on CD

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