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Coronavirus: telcos are picking up where the NBN is failing

  Mark A Gregory, RMIT University Telecommunication providers are taking positive steps to meet consumers’ demands in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the National Broadband Network (NBN Co) is being urged to reduce its wholesale broadband… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report

Neil Muller The March meeting opened with Dave Botherway conducting our usual Q&A segment   Q: What was the problem experienced with the recent Windows 10 update issued last week? (Early March) A: I’m unaware what the problem was as… Continue Reading…

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Editorial April 2020

Hugh Macdonald Hello and welcome to the April 2020 edition of PC Update. The whole world has changed since I last wrote an editorial in this magazine. Although there are enough mentions of coronavirus (COVID-19) in this issue, my aim… Continue Reading…

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April 2020 Monthly Meeting

The Monthly Meeting will be held Wednesday, April 1 at 7 pm via streaming. Guest Speakers: Dr Anton Hassell Topic: The arcane art of making science-based bells This month’s guest speaker is Dr Anton Hasell. Anton is a sculptor living… Continue Reading…

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Settings – What happened to Control Panel?

Phil Sorrentino, Contributing Writer, The Computer Club, Florida Way back in the days of Windows 7, the Control Panel was the way we adjusted the operation of certain parts of the Operating System. Control Panel was easily found because it… Continue Reading…

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From The President March 2020

David Stonier-Gibson President’s special raffle At the monthly meeting this week, everyone who registers with their membership card and wears a name tag (your card or anything else) will receive a ticket to my Special Raffle. I’m not sure what… Continue Reading…

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Northern Suburbs Linux SIG Report February 2020

David Hatton The evening started with Nick Vespo’s traditional wide ranging Linux News.   Nick played a selection from the CES2020 keynote address by Ginni Rometty, president and CEO of IBM, which touched on the use of Deep Data with… Continue Reading…

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High-tech shortages loom as coronavirus shutdowns hit manufacturers

John L Hopkins, Swinburne University of Technology There are now more than 45,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus dubbed COVID-19 by the World Health Organization (at February 13 2020), and the disease has caused at least 1,115 deaths. The impact… Continue Reading…

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Club News March 2020

Hugh Macdonald Coder Dojo Our South East Melbourne Coder Dojo has been going now for three sessions and is establishing itself well with regular attendees coming back each time to learn more about basic concepts of programming through the beginner… Continue Reading…

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