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DOTW September 2019

Roger Brown Latest winners of the DOTW poll were: Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill who says homelessness charities providing food and laundry services to people are “enabling” them to “live a lifestyle” in public parks. DOTW alumnus Tony Abbott who this… Continue Reading…

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Northern Suburbs Linux SIG Report September 2019

Paul Addis The Linux News for this month was about Android – which does use the Linux kernel, after all. The question addressed was “can you use an Android-based phone or tablet without accessing Google services?”. The video shown answered… Continue Reading…

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Yammer September 2019

Dennis Parsons Chit Chat We had an interesting and educational thread involving three of Melbourne’s great religions – AFL, Judaism & gambling! Judy heard it mentioned on the radio that orthodox Jews wouldn’t be able to attend the Grand Final… Continue Reading…

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Essendon Daytime Group Report September 2019

John Guegan Our three meetings for this month are over and we look forward to October for our next three meetings for that month. Each meeting follows a similar format when we have a Q&A session which usually takes us… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report September 2019

Neil Muller The September meeting opened with George Skarbek conducting his usual Q&A segment.   Q: I received an email from Google Map Timelines in early September titled “Your August in Review”. The email stated “You received this email because… Continue Reading…

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Computer History Tours of Melbourne

Graham Farr You are invited to join one of the upcoming Computer History Tours of Melbourne, organised by the Faculty of IT at Monash University.  The tours are on Sat 19 Oct, and Sun 3 Nov 2019 (though I’d encourage people to go for Sat 19… Continue Reading…

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Video Production Group Report September 2019

Frank started his talk by giving us some background on his background in the Video Industry. Frank’s wife Jean trained in the art of Movie making and Editing in 1980. She created her own Company “Catlin’s Video Events” offering Corporate… Continue Reading…

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Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro wants to take your laptop’s job

Andrew Maxwell, University of Southern Queensland What a week it has been in the Apple core. In recent days the tech giant has released a litany of products, including new phones, watches, tablets, and more. The big-ticket items are clearly… Continue Reading…

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Editorial October 2019

Hugh Macdonald Welcome to the October 2019 edition of PC Update. Firstly thank you to everyone who has provided feedback on last month’s issue. On the whole it’s been very positive. You’ll notice some further changes to the PDF version… Continue Reading…

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