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  • NEW! [27th Oct 2008] Latest Intel chips still can't match ARM for power saving - Intel issued a "correction" Thursday regarding comments one of its executives made earlier this week slamming the iPhone as incapable of working correctly with the internet.
    Among other things, the executives accused ARM chips of being unable to "handle the internet" and singled out the iPhone as an example of a smart phone that could be really great if it used one of Intel's low-power x86 architecture processors, known as Atom.
    More Info: Silicon.com
  • NEW! [12th Oct 2008] Major new RISC OS application in development - Long-term RISC OS devotee Paul Vigay has recently announced a new application he's currently working on. With a development version to be demonstrated at the forthcoming RISC OS SE Show, WebAnim8r is a powerful and comprehensive application for creating animations and graphics suitable for including on websites and presentations.
    A flexible built-in scripting language allows the user to create complex designs with the aid of simple keywords, or fall back on the intuitive user interface.
    More Info: WebAnim8r homepage
  • [27th Sep 2008] End of the line for Iyonix - From 30th September it will no longer be possible to purchase an Iyonix computer. After 15 years of business, Jack Lillingston and John Ballance would like to thank all their customers for their support. There are still limited supplies of Iyonix computers available, so order one now as remaining stock is available on a first come, first served basis. From 1st October, support for the Iyonix will continue through the Iyonix dealer network, website and email.
    More Info: Full press release

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May News round-up
Some things we noticed this month. What did you see?
Do you have any short anecdotes about Jim Nagel?
If you do, then Jim's sons Bart and Chris would love to hear from you. We sadly lost Jim in March and so his sons are completing the partially completed Issue 6 for him. They would like to include your contributions in it.
Adventures in Optimisation - Walls
Continuing in my quest to optimise my RISC OS port of NBlood, I've recently been taking a look at the rendering code. Specifically, the top functions in my profiler's output: the vertical line drawing routines, which are used to draw walls and sprite-based entities.
The future of Archive magazine
The sad death of Jim Nagel has deprived us all of a great advocate for RISC OS and an alround nice guy. It also left a question mark over the future of Archive magazine.
RISC OS Direct Videos -3. Gaming and emulation
So far, 3 videos have been published on youtube to encourage people to use RISC OS.

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RISC OS Open

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The Register

As Twitter blocks white supremacists posing as anti-fascists, FBI appeal is flooded with images of cop violence

The confusion of physical and online protests merge

Comment Anyone who has ever been involved in a demo will know its key defining characteristic is confusion. With protests across America over the death of George Floyd, systemic racism, and police brutality moving into another day, the internet has become as much a battleground as the streets.
Snapping at Canonical's Snap: Linux Mint team says no to Ubuntu store 'backdoor'

Version 20 will ship without any snap packages, snapd daemon

The developers of Linux Mint have expressed concern with Canonical's Snap Store and the way it is forced on Ubuntu users who try to install popular packages like the Chromium web browser.[an error occurred while processing this directive]
You're 3 billion years too late to see Mars' impressive ring system. The next one will be along in 40 million years or so

Astroboffins say Deimos's wonky orbit suggests slow-burning ring-moon cycle

Like the gas giants in the outer region of the Solar System, Mars may have been circled by a ring of debris over three billion years ago.
No, it's just a Mirage: Lenovo's nerd-goggles-for-suits boasts 4K display but no need to be attached to powerful PC

ThinkReality? We'd prefer to think about anything but reality right now, thanks

Lenovo has whipped the covers off its latest take on VR-for-biz in the form of the Android-powered Mirage VR S3 headset with ThinkReality.
Office supplies biz owned by UK council shrugs off ransomware demand for 102 Bitcoin

Firm told customers they'd got a new Gmail address

A Brit public sector-owned office supplies company shrugged off a ransomware demand for 102 Bitcoins after a staffer opened a phishing email.

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