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All articles and quickiesFive tips for ROL over the next five years
Opinion - Drobe man Paul Stewart offers a few suggestions to RISCOS Ltd to ensure the company and its platform survives over the coming years.
188 comments, latest by druck on 27/8/09 12:39AM. Published: 10 May 2009
Open documents from Windows-using pals with handy online tool
It can be a pain when someone sends you a file that can only be opened on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux - but with the help of a free-to-use website and NetSurf, Paul Stewart reveals how these documents can be viewed on RISC OS.
6 comments, latest by AW on 8/5/09 12:12AM. Published: 19 Apr 2009
RISC OS 6 in pictures
Drobe writer Paul Stewart presents an illustrated round-up of his favourite features new to the RISC OS 6 desktop.
20 comments, latest by sa110 on 23/7/09 10:29PM. Published: 18 Apr 2009
Get RISC OS running on Puppy Linux with RPCEmu
As demonstrated at the South West 2009 show, Paul Stewart has managed to produce not only a guide to getting RPCEmu up and running on Puppy Linux - a light-weight and user-friendly flavour of Linux - he's also produced a live CD so anyone interested in trying out RISC OS can boot straight into Linux and test drive the OS.
3 comments, latest by rjek on 26/2/09 5:38PM. Published: 23 Feb 2009
RISC OS South West show this weekend
The RISC OS South West Show 2009 will be held at the Webbington Hotel, Loxton, near Axbridge, North Somerset, on Saturday, February 21 from 10am to 3.30pm. Entry is free and the hotel provides free wireless internet access. The list of exhibitors includes: Archive magazine, RISCOS Ltd, MW software, CJE Micros, David Snell, Qercus, Fortran Friends, RComp, Mathmagical, Graham Mottram, John Norris, Michael Gerbracht (LuaFox), Serious Statistical Software and the Midlands User Group.
3 comments, latest by AW on 22/2/09 11:57AM. Published: 17 Feb 2009
How to convince more websites to work with the RISC OS Firefox port
Although the Firefox port for RISC OS can access far more websites than any other web browser on the platform, it's still locked out of some sites because it doesn't declare itself as Firefox to web servers. Here Paul Stewart explains how to make the port tango with more picky websites.
16 comments, latest by sa110 on 20/2/09 5:45PM. Published: 3 Jan 2009
Midland Christmas show this Saturday
The Midland Christmas 2008 RISC OS show is fast approaching - pencil Saturday, December 6 in your diaries. For the organisers, the Midlands User Group, this is a big challenge. While they co-organised the last one with the ARM Club, the organisation for this year's event has been primarily a MUG affair.
2 comments, latest by NickMason on 4/12/08 9:23PM. Published: 2 Dec 2008
Bargain hunting for RISC OS upgrades
Searching for value-for-money
19 comments, latest by sa110 on 30/12/07 3:07PM. Published: 27 Dec 2007
A9home: two years on
We review the machine in its current state
15 comments, latest by hzn on 7/1/08 10:50AM. Published: 4 Dec 2007
Manage your life with ToDo
We review a simple work management tool for RISC OS
4 comments, latest by Hairy on 8/7/07 12:00PM. Published: 7 Jul 2007
A9home first impressions review
Getting up close and personal with an A9home
13 comments, latest by RickCB on 7/11/06 9:25AM. Published: 5 Nov 2006
Could public cash save our software?
Paul Stewart ponders office suites and hardware costs
15 comments, latest by OliverB on 10/7/06 4:50PM. Published: 8 Jul 2006
Why so much infighting?
Paul Stewart sounds off on the platform's electronic pollution
24 comments, latest by flypig on 7/7/06 7:36PM. Published: 1 Jul 2006
Searching for duplicates
The A9home and a doppleganger to meet?
9 comments, latest by sa110 on 13/2/06 3:04PM. Published: 11 Feb 2006
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BBC4's Micro Men: an interview and review
Ahead of tonight's Micro Men programme, which charts the rivalry between Sir Clive Sinclair and Acorn Computers in the early 1980s, drobe.co.uk spoke to the film's producer, Andrea Cornwell, to find out more about the show - and now you can read our review of the film
Discuss this. Published: 8 Oct 2009
News in brief
Darkwood, freeware, PGP saga and more [Updated]
11 comments, latest by mavhc on 27/4/04 8:06PM. Published: 21 Apr 2004
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