Using Wispy

So, Wispy has flown the coop and is out in the big wide world! With much assistance and programming by Matthew from Sine Nomine, and Glen from XSLTPro.

When myself and Matthew attempted to demonstrate it at the RISC OS London Show in October, it proved difficult due to it running on (and inside!) a Pi-Top laptop with RISC OS. The problem with this is it’s not possible to connect the Pi-Top to an external display or a projector. So some very hamfisted wielding of a Pi Zero camera showed off the basics, but not necessarily the full extent of what Wispy can do. Continue reading

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Build your own GeminX for RISC OS


GeminX was something I needed. Still need. It allows me to run Windows in a window in RISC OS. I dabbled with the idea of releasing it as a product, but along the way, it’s hit a few brick walls.

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Element14’s Pi Desktop and RISC OS


The Pi Desktop is a new “desktop case” for the Raspberry Pi from element14, which was initially purchased with the intent of replacing the very dwindling stocks of the PiSSD! machine. Whilst it looks to be very similar in concept, it’s not quite in the same class, but then again, it’s not in the same price range.

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