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The Mysterious Case of the Tidied Pi 4

If you’ve read the other blog post, you’ll have seen how I built a Pi4 machine before the RISC OS port was ready by using the ACE4U form-factor hub, but it was a bit untidy, so I decided to modify … Continue reading

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Build Your Own RISC OS on Pi4 System Before the Port is Ready!

On a long drive back from the SouthWest Show, where RISCOSopen and Chris Hall had been demonstrating a Raspberry Pi 4 running RISC OS, I had been thinking about how I could convert my current Pi 4 networked system into … Continue reading

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QupZilla- making it “more” RISC OS

QupZilla, as ported to RISC OS by Chris Gransden, is a nice browser for RISC OS, but it lacks a few of the basics that RISC OS users have come to expect: an iconbar icon; some indicator of it doing … Continue reading

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Using Wispy

Wispy is a wireless networking solution with modern web browsing for RISC OS. 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. Continue reading

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