Acorn User - February 1989

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Acorn releases its Unix system and RISC OS, arranges support and backup for Unix and gives advice to software writers for RISC OS.  RISC OS gives software writers the stable platform they have been waiting for.  It makes the machine a viable alternative to the PC or Mac for doing real work.  a 305 is not happy with RISC OS, and 1Mb machines begin to look cramped with a decent RAMFS, font cache and two 250k application programs.
Unix machine launched
Arc to star on TV, BBC micros in sport
Comms Column
Customer Hotline
Education News
Citezen's latest 180E printer, Fourier analysis software from Armadillo and Pineapple's ADU - ad advanced disc utility ROM
Reader Service
RISC OS Special
Measuring up
Inside Story
Tony Benn at home.  What his family and staff do with his 7 BBC Micros
Drawing conclusions
The final instalment on Archimedes GKS graphics
Wired up
How to link up different types of micros and swapping data between machines.  IBM Pcs, Apple Macintoshes, Atari Sts and Z88s are all covered
All in the sheet
Children find spreadsheets useful
Games Page
Games Reviews
Colosus 4 bridge from CDS, Impacts Zenon and Jet Fighter from Archimedes specialists Minerva
Print Alternatives
Ink jets and liquid crystal shutters
Storing up
SupaStore - a databace that allows multi-user work on an Econet
Doing the Circuit
the latest printed circuit board design package for the Archimedes
The Family Way
Construct your family tree using Pineapple's Design program
Science teaching debate
Hidden Powers
Some spreadsheets that can be used in the classroom
Hints & Tips
How to print out your address labels and a cheap way to getting an OverView
Arc Agora
Getting smoother sprites and perfecting screendumping

Publication Date : 27th May 2009

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH4633. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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