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We'll continue all our infighting and "my contract is bigger than yours" type threads on here, the new Drobe Message board!

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 4/10/09 8:03PM
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Yes, I know. This comments system is not relly meant for this. But as it's the first issue, I'm posting it here anyway! I'm sure one or two of you will have some comments to make.

Drag 'n Drop (the new PDF magazine for RISC OS and Acorn 8-bit micros) issue 1, October 2009, is now online and available for download ([link]).

Issue 1 features: -

News Reviews Mini how-tos 8-bit articles - Robert Sprowson explains how to repair your BBC Micro PSU First of a 2 part article about Retro Software Dave Stratford writes about different sorting techniques (2 articles in this issue, both have previously appeared in RISC OS NOW, Dave will continue his series with new and unpublished articles in the next issue) John Ward writes about his desktop for Desktop Heroes Acorn World, the pictures BeagleBoard Mike Carter begins his regular series on Draw

Visit [link] to download your sample copy. The full copy is only £2.30 and can be purchased on-line. Note: You must use Firefox on RISC OS to complete your purchase. All other RISC OS browsers appear to fall-over at PayPal!

When you have completed your purchase, you have the option of downloading it straight away, or alternatively you can use the link provided in the confirmation email. This link is usable from any browser.

Be happy to hear your comments. -- Paul Stewart Editor Drag 'n Drop

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 4/10/09 7:58PM
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On In brief: Acorn World show this weekend:

Myself and Brian manned the ROGOUL stand on the Saturday. We were next to the Wakefield guys. Was a good show. Pleased I did not enter the raffle tho. Not sure what I would have done with the none functioning Arcade machine! Lord only knows how I would have transported it back to MK.

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 14/9/09 7:40PM
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On 'Threaded' Firefox for RISC OS build released to test:

6th person here.

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 8/9/09 10:44PM
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On NetSurf on RISC OS faces axe:

Don't you think both ROL and ROOL perhaps have their hands full with their respective projects?

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 4/9/09 3:26PM
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All articles and quickies

  • Five 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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