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From The Editor November 2021

Hugh Macdonald Hello and welcome to the November 2021 edition of PC Update. It’s an interesting issue, with our feature articles being on the various types of solid state drives available today and how to understand Interner speeds, which is… Continue Reading…

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How vulnerable is your personal information? Four essential reads

Eric Smalley, The Conversation When you enter your personal information or credit card number into a website, do you have a moment of hesitation? A nagging sense of vulnerability prompted by the parade of headlines about data breaches and hacks?… Continue Reading…

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Solid State Drives

Tom Burt, Sun City Summerlin Computer Club Solid State Drives (SSDs) have been around for quite a while. However, prices have come down while capacities and performance have gone up. As a result, adding an SSD to an existing system… Continue Reading…

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Monthly Meeting November 2021

The November 2021 Monthly Meeting was held online on Wednesday 6th October 2021, with about 70 members in attendance via Zoom. This was the program for the evening: Guests: Yoko Fukuda, Kajsa Sjöman, Iqbal Samin Prithul Topic: Self balancing Robots and Covid Around… Continue Reading…

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Yammer Highlights October 2021

Dennis Parsons Windows With the move of our services from Microsoft to Google based the use of Melb PC e-mail addresses for a Windows login will cease to work. Turns out Windows Home users aren’t affected as our Microsoft account… Continue Reading…

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DOTW Highlights October 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 October 2021

Neil Muller   Host Paul Woolard opened the October meeting, once more joined by an increased audience, again from home via Zoom. Paul announced that starting this month, videos of each presentation will be available on the East SIG website… Continue Reading…

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Member Fiction: Identifying Yourself As A Computer Nerd

George Wright When deleting emails over six years of age you recognise you don’t trust anybody. When deleting emails under three days old you recognise you need get some new friends. When emailing yourself, you can’t believe a word they… Continue Reading…

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Member Fiction: Thinking Machines

Tim McQueen Daryl was frustrated. He’d left the job in Philadelphia, suspecting that international travel bans would come, but had risked going home via Cambridge to catch up with colleagues. He’d no sooner landed in London than the Australian government… Continue Reading…

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