Acorn User - December 1988

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Acorn enters a new phase.  The UNIX-based work station will be arriving soon.  IBM, Apple, DEC and Hewlett Packard are all getting involved.  How will Acorn Survive?  The ARM chip will help and a work station is the sort of machine ARM was intended for.
Acorn goes for UNIX
Arc helps win maths prize, wargames and weather
Comms Column
Reader Service
Competition Results
Education news
Master Advanced Reference manual, Beeb to Arc serial transfer by Brainsoft and discounted cash-flow tutorials from RBRC
ARC GKS Graphics
Guy Martin and Gary Phillips introduce the GKS standard and begin a library for the Arc
Plotter Quality Dumps
Double the quality of your BBC Micro screen dumps with Michael Geller's routine
Crisis Cure
How you can cure bad FS Maps on ADFS, plus compact all your files
Carol Attack concludes her history of Acorn with the tale of Acorn's RISC chip and its operating systems
Adventure games
Games Page
Games Reviews
Minerva's Planetoid clone Orion, Summer Olympiad from Tynesoft and Superior's Fair Means or Foul
Serial Software
Archimedes Hearsay and Arcter 601
Sign of the times
Wight Scientific Signwriter is great for printing banners
Iceberg ahoy!
The Titanic tragedy is the focus of ESM's schoolroom software
Taking account
Apricote's Account Book
The BBC Top 100
Software publishers in turmoil over PC standard
Adventurous teaching
A Hybrid Music 5000 and 4000, plus five Music 5000 Junior synthesisers to be won
Hints & Tips
Eight colours in mode 1, lower case keyboards in Basic and a PrtSc upgrade by David Atherton
Arc Agora
David Acton presents a printer filter module, plus more on podules and saving palette files 

Publication Date : 27th May 2009

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH4628. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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