June 5, 2023 – TRS80GP v2.5.0 Released

TRS80GP has been updated to v2.5.0 which now includes CoCo 1 Emulation! Release Notes:

New Features:

  • Added Color Computer I emulation.
  • Added -nrs to suppress loading of built-in symbols.
  • Debugger window title shows running/stopped and reason for stoppage.
  • Device viewer can execute until value changes and show elapsed time/cycles.
  • Joystick support for MacOS.
  • Soft capslock (-ks) for Model 2 + 12; on by default if running TRS-DOS.

Bug Fixes:

  • Border colour preference was not being saved.
  • Electric Crayon CPU speed corrected; was running much too quickly.
  • File → Unload Symbols functional again; it was almost always greyed out.
  • Fix linux crash when starting with mute on in preferences.
  • MC-10 audio is no longer corrupted after a reset.
  • MC-10 Cassette menu now showing tape position at end after a load.
  • Model 3 ROM RS-232 init routine will now initialize it on the first call.
  • Stop Model 3 EDTASM from DDOOUUBBLLIINNGG characters in printouts.

Visit the TRS80GP Web Page at http://48k.ca/trs80gp.html for the download and information. It can also be downloaded from the Emulator Page or right here!!!.

June 5, 2023 – June 2023 Issue of TRS8Bit

Dusty has released the June 2021 issue of the TRS8Bit newsletter. Here’s what he had to say:

There’s some really exciting news from within the 80 pages, not the least of which is the major upgrade to trs80gp. On top of that, thanks to George Phillips, there’s details of the enhancement to Level 2 BASIC for both cassette and Aculab users. (Disk users eat your heart out!). We’ve a super selection of one-liners from Patrick @ TTR and E.T. Fonehume. A report of the recent Basque TRS-80 competition from Egoitz Campo. Vince Otten show some software tools for BASIC. Geoffrey Hinton gives a warning on A.I. Pascal Holdry is working vary hard in France, re-creating VID-80 boards. N.J.A. Sloane (OEIS) foundation, looks at integer sequences. Mav makes a most welcome return with 3 articles, a M1 FreHD with a joystick, 1st timers at TA and running a Co-Co3 on 240 volts. And finally, there’s our regular features of ‘The Way We Were’, News from Ebay, At the READY prompt and ‘Handy Hints’, together with the 2023 competition details.

It can be downloaded from Dusty’s web site at http://trs-80.org.uk/downloads.html.