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Member Wanted Ad

Expert tuition and assistance needed in using software to improve vinyl records and cassettes. I have a basic knowledge of Adobe Audition 1 and hope to use Izotope RX 8, X Click, and Samplitude – some of them anyway. I… Continue Reading…

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From The Editor March 2021

Hugh Macdonald Hello and welcome to the March edition of PC Update. Our magazine this month covers a range of topics: A discussion of various types of ads that annoy us as we’re using our devices, a look at the… Continue Reading…

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Yammer Highlights February 2021

Dennis Parsons Computer Help Occasionally members raise the issue of readability of the Yammer posts, no not the quality of the content, but the combination of the dark grey text colour on light grey background. For most of us (presuming… Continue Reading…

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DOTW Winners February 2021

Roger Brown DOTW is a lighthearted look at some of the sillier events of the week. Don’t take it too seriously and do pop over to Chit Chat and vote each week. Thanks to those of our members who occasionally… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report February 2021

Neil Muller Host Frank Maher opened the first East SIG’s meeting for 2021 again hosted via Zoom. After welcoming members, the meeting then commenced with George Skarbek presenting Q&A. The first question of the night related to connecting to the… Continue Reading…

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New evidence shows half of Australians have ditched social media at some point, but millennials lag behind

Roger Patulny, University of Wollongong A recent nationally representative survey has shown Australians are willing and able to pull the plug on social media. But it turns out the generation you were born in, as well as your level of… Continue Reading…

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Security flaws in Microsoft email software raise questions over Australia’s cybersecurity approach

Carsten Rudolph, Monash University On March 2, 2021, Microsoft published information about four critical vulnerabilities in its widely used Exchange email server software that are being actively exploited. It also released security updates for all versions of Exchange back to… Continue Reading…

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Interesting Internet Finds

Steve Costello, SEFCUG Gmail’s New Quick Settings https://cynmackley.com/2020/08/04/gmails-new-quick-settings/ https://cynmackley.com/2020/08/05/gmail-quick-settings-part-2/ https://cynmackley.com/2020/08/06/gmail-quick-settings-part-3/ If you use Gmail, you should know how to use its quick settings feature. Cyn Mackley explains the quick settings in the three blog posts above.   Mind The Metadata… Continue Reading…

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Why Linux?

Jim Quinn, Vice President, Under the Computer Hood User Group In 2008 we (my wife & I) decided to do the 5-year plan to retire in 2012. We calculated our retirement income and expenses (including taxes) to make sure we… Continue Reading…

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