The Icon Bar Technology news and views How fast is RPC-Emu? http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1573.html 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. July News round-up http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1570.html Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? Impression Publisher reaches release 4c http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1551.html 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. Tom Williamson talks to Rougol online http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1582.html Rougol has moved online and tonight we had Tom Williamson as the speaker. Archive 25 release schedule announced http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1579.html Hot on the heels of Archive 24:6 being released, Gavin Smith has announced some dates and plans for Archive edition 25. Archive 24:6 reviewed http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1578.html 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. RISC OS interview with Gavin Smith http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1577.html Archive magazine has a new editor. We tracked down Gavin Smith to find out more about him and his plans... Archive 24:6 is 'in the post' and free to read online http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1576.html Archive 24:6 is now on its way to subscribers. It looks like a great last issue from the Nagel team, with 60 packed pages in colour! June News round-up http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1562.html Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? ROOL releases PI RC16 http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1575.html In a sign that RISC OS 5.28 is hopefully fast approaching, ROOL have released a new download for RaspberryPi with RC 16. You can download it for free from the ROOL website and it needs an SD card bigger than 2GB.