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PinBoard 2.0 reaches Alpha9

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:38, 5/10/2021 |
The replacement PinBoard module (designed to be a backwards compatible repalacement for the existing module but also add lots of new features) has now reached version alpha9. I have been running previous versions on my Titanium for some time, so updated to the latest version.
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September Rougol talk by Bernard Boase

Posted by Mark Stephens on 21:25, 20/9/2021 |
Tonghts talk was another hybrid online /offline event with most people attending via Zoom.
Bernard's talk grew out of his Archive article comparing several RISC OS distros.
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Archive 25:4 reviewed

Posted by Mark Stephens on 16:52, 13/9/2021 |

Archive 25:4 (August/September 2021) has arrived. This is another 56 page monster, full of news, reviews and articles. The large number of colour screenshots makes it feel even longer. I think Jim Nagel would very much approve of the high production standards of his successor. The list of authors (both new and familiar) in this edition is also very encouraging.
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TextEase updated to 5.99

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:13, 9/9/2021 |
Since moving to its new home at Elesar, the RISC OS version of !TextEase has seen regular new releases and an updated manual. v5.97 was released January 2021 (read our review), v5.98 is February and the latest version is 5.99 (August 2021).
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Drag'n'Drop 10i6 reviewed

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:07, 2/9/2021 |

The latest Drag and Drop (10i6) is now available for download. If you have not come across Drag'n'Drop before (where have you been hiding?), it is a long-running online RISC OS Magazine, currently edited by Chris Dewhurst. It is reminiscent of the 1990s style Acorn magazines and features programs to type in (which you can also buy to save the typing).
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DPlingScan revisited

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:32, 23/8/2021 |
It is always exciting to discover a (new to you) piece of software. I had never really looked at David Pilling's DPlngScan before as I use my Mac for all scanning. But it turns out that the software is actually very much more than just a scanner Utility.
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!Fuse 1.57 reviewed

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:14, 5/8/2021 |
One of the exciting developments from the RISC OS Cloverleaf project has been the release of a much more modern version of the Fuse Sinclair Spectrum emulator to run on modern RISC OS machines.
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Iris July update

Posted by Mark Stephens on 07:44, 12/7/2021 |
The last time we looked at Iris was the April release (1.010), and the Developers have been very busy since then.
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FOURtress reviewed as a Linux machine

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TextEase Reviewed - Turtle Graphics

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FOURtress reviewed as a RISC OS machine

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Organizer updated to 2.29a

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MoreDesk software goes free

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First impressions of the RISCOSbits FOURtress

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