Yes, that offer did run for a long time. I suppose that for "only" £99, it was worth having around to run the occasional application, but for the intended full price, I'm not so sure.
As for the double slot architecture, there's a range of possibilities when it comes to bus sharing. However, mixing two completely incompatible processor families, choosing possibly one of the most mediocre Intel-compatible processors available (just because it wasn't made by Intel) and then spending lots of time and money on gluing them together all seems a bit misdirected, especially when they could have used their ARM expertise on a multiprocessing ARM solution and possibly turned more heads in their direction.
RISC OS Now magazine to close this year RISC OS Now has been axed by editor Louie Smith and issue 12, due out later this year, will be its final edition, according to reports. The news comes just days after CD-based magazine Foundation RISCWorld announced it had published its last issue. 3 comments, latest by sa110 on 9/4/09 10:54PM. Published: 4 Apr 2009