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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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Monday night is Rougol September talk on RISC OS distributions

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:30, 17/9/2021 |
The September Rougol meeting is on monday night and you can attend in person at the pub or via Zoom.
This months speaker is Bernard Boase with the talk which would have happened in March 2020, but was delayed due to events....
Bernard will be be looking at the different distributions you can get (ROOL's ePic, RISC OS Direct and RPCEmu's retro releases), what is included, how they compare and what changes we would like to suggest.
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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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Arculator updated to add A4 emulation and more podule support

Posted by Andrew Poole on 11:33, 10/9/2021 | , , , , , ,
Archimedes emulator Arculator has been updated to version 2.1 with some very nice new features. The emulator can now emulate an A4 laptop or the A500 prototype and can also emulate more podules, including the Aleph One 386 and 486 podule, meaning you can now run DOS and Windows in the emulator.

Other podules now supported include Acorn ROM podules, MIDI podules, Oak SCSI interfaces and Computer Concepts' ColourCard. Support for disc images in the .hfe format is also now included.

Arculator running Windows††Arculator being an A4

Head over to the Arculator website to download the new version.
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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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August News round-up

Posted by Mark Stephens on 08:11, 27/8/2021 |
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?

TextEase updated to 5.99

Improved PNG support for RISC OS from bounties.

Drag íN Drop issue 10i6 is now available from their website or in !Store.

Archive 25:4 is on its way...
Both Wakefield launches its 2022 show site and London confirms we will have a physical show to attend.
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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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Rougol August meeting is an award-winning event

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RISC OS Awards at the Rougol August meeting

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