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Yammer Highlights December 2019

Chit Chat While having a cleanout of his shed Greg came across the instructions he’d been sent by Melb PC some time in the mid 90s when floppy drives and 28.8k modems ruled! As Windows 3.1 didn’t have dial-up capability… Continue Reading…

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Member Notices

Office Closure The office will be closed from Monday December 23 2019 and will reopen on Monday January 6 2020 at 9.30am. Security Warning – Windows 7 End of Life Cedric Wyndham In mid-January 2020 extended support for Windows 7… Continue Reading…

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Yawning Gap In The Plan To Keep Older Australians Working

A key reason for deciding to retire has to do with getting tired at and through work, how that tiredness affects partners and families. www.shutterstock.com Andreas Cebulla, University of Adelaide In the past decade a 30-year trend to earlier retirement… Continue Reading…

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From The President December 2019

David Stonier-Gibson Well, my first monthly report for PC Update. Executive summary: I’m learning the ropes! I actually started on the job several weeks before the election, being as I was the sole nominee, by talking to a number of… Continue Reading…

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Yammer Highlights October 2019

Dennis Parsons Chit Chat One good thing about Yammer is members read a wide variety of news media from around the world and post links to interesting and very topical articles that many of us would not otherwise see. Bruce… Continue Reading…

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Northern Suburbs Linux SIG Report October 2019

Trevor Jacobs Unusually, we started a few minutes late, missing our customary MC.   Get well soon, Paul. Back to tradition, and we started with Nick Vespo and Linux News. First up was the not-so-secret Android10 beta (Ed: the final public… Continue Reading…

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How to use the iHelp website

Leighton West The iHelp website can be found at http://www.melbpc.org.au/ihelp Intro & Search Many Members are unaware of the free facilities available to them from our iHelp pages at www.melbpc.org.au. Just click on the Top Menu item called iHelp. A… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report October 2019

Neil Muller The October meeting opened with George Skarbek conducting his usual Q&A segment. George commenced with an update to a recent presentation he gave on a cheap smartwatch he purchased to check his ECG and blood pressure readings (East… Continue Reading…

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Editorial November 2019

Hugh Macdonald Welcome to the November 2019 edition of PC Update. This edition marks the end of an era as we have a President’s report from John Hall for the last time. I’d like to thank John for the great… Continue Reading…

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