1st June 2020

Editorial June 2020

Hugh Macdonald Welcome to another edition of PC Update, and already we find ourselves in the sixth month of 2020. This year has already brought so […]
1st June 2020

Internet traffic is growing 25 percent each year. We created a fingernail-sized chip that can help the NBN keep up

This tiny micro-comb chip produces a precision rainbow of light that can support transmission of 40 terabits of data per second in standard optic fibres. Corcoran […]
1st June 2020

Book Review

Bill Chandler ‘Bruny’ Heather Rose, 2019, Allen and Unwin What a prescient novel!  Infrastructure, regional planning, political shenanigans, foreign interference, and even the mention of a […]
1st June 2020

Tech And Your Eyes

Debra Carlson, CVC Computer Club, CO Words like “ergometrics” and “accessibility” fly around when talking about tech devices but what does that mean practically – to […]
1st June 2020

Virtual Machines

Dick Maybach, Brookdale Computer User Group, NJ A virtual machine (VM) is a program on your PC (called a host in virtual-machine speak) that creates a […]
1st June 2020

Yammer Highlights May 2020

Dennis Parsons NBN Questions and Comments NBN speeds higher than 100Mbps are finally here! 250Mbps and 1000Mbps plans are available for those of us lucky enough […]
3rd May 2020

How to boost your internet speed when everyone is working from home

James Jin Kang, Edith Cowan University and Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University With #StayAtHome and social distancing now becoming a way of life, an increasing number […]
3rd May 2020

Editorial May 2020

Hugh Macdonald Welcome to the May 2020 edition of PC Update. Although it has been a month since I last wrote to you in this capacity, […]
3rd May 2020

First Look: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Hugh Macdonald Ubuntu is arguably one of the most widely used Linux distributions, and arguably one of the most popular and easiest to use for consumers. […]