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QR scanning is important

David Stonier-Gibson The Virus struck close to home today: It was in Coles at Southland, 10 minutes walk from home, last Monday. And I know my wife was in that very shop earlier this week. Fortunately she conscientiously scans in… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report June 2021

Neil Muller Host Paul Woolard opened the June meeting, this month with all members back at home joining the meeting via Zoom. After a short introduction outlining his aborted travel plans, George Skarbek presented his normal Q&A segment. Q. Windows… Continue Reading…

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Interesting Internet Finds

Steve Costello PSA: Gmail Has Your Old Chat Logs From Google Talk (And Hangouts) https://www.howtogeek.com/711404/psa-gmail-has-your-old-chat-logs-from-google-talk-and-hangouts/ Did you use Google Talk and or Hangouts? If so, your logs are still stored in your Google account and taking up space. Check out… Continue Reading…

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A Life Changing Monthly Meeting

Kevin Gray Dear David, This is a short note of thanks to the Melbourne PC User Group. I’ve been a member for just on 30 years. One of my moves into a different vocation over my lifetime involved writing database… Continue Reading…

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From The President July 2021

David Stonier-Gibson Moorabbin renovations: Can you help? The process of upgrading and reconfiguring Moorabbin has been continuing, even during Covid. A small band of volunteers have worked on the Maker Room (was Training Room) and Lounge areas. The Borrett room… Continue Reading…

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Editorial July 2021

Hugh Macdonald Welcome to another edition of PC Update. On the computing front this month, I take a first look at Windows 11, David Stonier-Gibson explores the changing nature of computing and we look at Pegasus spyware. On the non… Continue Reading…

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Monthly Meeting July 2021

The June 2021 Monthly Meeting was held online on Wednesday 7th July 2021, with about 70 members in attendance via Zoom and another 20 at Moorabbin. This was the program for the evening: Guest Speakers: Jennifer Daddow Topic: Support Services fo Carers… Continue Reading…

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How does the Pegasus spyware work, and is my phone at risk

Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University and Roberto Musotto, Edith Cowan University A major journalistic investigation has found evidence of malicious software being used by governments around the world, including allegations of spying on prominent individuals. From a list of more… Continue Reading…

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A Look Through Windows 11

Hugh Macdonald On June 24 this year, Microsoft somewhat surprised everyone by announcing that a new version of Windows, called Windows 11, was coming This was a surprise because after Windows 10 was released, Microsoft announced that it would be… Continue Reading…

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