A thought that has just occured to me is that although current ARMs being aimed at embedded devices means we don't get nice fast ones that would make wonderful RISC OS machines, if they weren't any good at embedded would we even have RISC OS any more? If ARMs hadn't found such a niche it was very suited to the development of them might have stopped years ago, in direct competition to the x86.
ROL flogs RISC OS 4 for all emulators Download a RISC OS 4.02 ROM image for a fiver from RISCOS Ltd's website from Monday and use it with your favourite machine emulator, such as RPCEmu. The package is set to include the !Boot and application and utilities files too. ROL boss Paul Middleton said: "We have been looking at ways of making a low cost, or 'virtually free' version of RISC OS available for some time." Keep an eye on ROL's new sales website. The ROM image, which contains the operating system code usually found on the ROS ROM chips, will be available on CD too. 17 comments, latest by Calculon on 13/12/08 9:34PM. Published: 6 Dec 2008