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  • Beside Drobe, where else do you get your RISC OS news?
    Assuming you use Drobe as one of your sources of RISC OS news, where else do you look for the latest information?
     2 comments, latest by diomus on 30/8/09 10:35PM. Published: 30 Aug 2009

  • Recent developments have left me feeling...
    RISCOS Ltd has released a new RISC OS 6 update, ROOL have published ROM images for all for free, and meanwhile software developers have announced various new versions of their software: but matters most to you and why? Post a comment below to explain your decision, if you wish.
     19 comments, latest by riscosboss on 2/6/09 1:00PM. Published: 30 Apr 2009

  • What should be NetSurf's priority?
    Development work on the open source NetSurf web browser project will once again be funded by Google as part of the internet giant's Summer of Code scheme. NetSurf has been accepted into this year's GSoC, which pays students to develop open source software during their holiday, under the guidance of a mentor. This year it's hoped budding engineers, who must first successfully apply for a place to work on the browser, will work on various improvements. What do you think the NetSurf team should be focusing development on?
     29 comments, latest by adh1003 on 29/4/09 6:40PM. Published: 22 Mar 2009

  • Should ROL concentrate on a new ARM port of the OS?
    Should RISCOS Ltd focus on porting its OS to new ARM-powered devices, such as the recently unveiled prototyped netbooks, following work on bringing the RISC OS Open flavour of the OS to the ARM Cortex-A8 platform?
     22 comments, latest by rjek on 28/3/09 8:25PM. Published: 1 Mar 2009

  • Your thoughts on ROL's Select 5i1
    Following the release of Select 5i1, powered by RISC OS 6.14, by RISCOS Ltd, what do you make of its new features - the headliners being a 64K colour mode and the ability to slide sub-menus to the left if a menu is opened too close to the right-hand edge of the desktop.
     5 comments, latest by jimnagel on 24/2/09 12:32PM. Published: 24 Jan 2009

  • The web in 2009: Your thoughts
    The web in 2009 is ever-so shiny and a long way from the grey HTML2 days of the late-1990s. Is it over-the-top bling or can it provide useful interaction between websites and readers?
     6 comments, latest by ricp on 24/1/09 11:58AM. Published: 10 Jan 2009

  • What should be the platform's priority for 2009?
    Give those in charge of this ship a direction to aim for in the new year.
     10 comments, latest by Stoppers on 17/1/09 6:36PM. Published: 28 Dec 2008

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  • RISC OS 5 pictured running on ARM Cortex-A8 kit
    Picture exclusive - This grainy photograph shows a port of RISC OS 5, sourced from the RISC OS Open project, running on a Beagleboard - a device powered by a 600MHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor with a built-in graphics chip. The port, developed by Jeffrey Lee with help from Uwe Kall and ROOL staff, is seen as a major breakthrough for the shared-source project as it proves the OS can be ported to new hardware without the need for a large team of engineers.
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