PC Update is the Melbourne PC User Group magazine/newsletter. The first issue of PC Update appeared in March 1984 under the title MELB-PC.

The name was changed to PC Update in September of the same year and has remained unchanged ever since. The magazine has won a number of International Awards.

PC Update has been published in various formats, firstly as a printed newsletter, then a printed magazine, then an e-magazine, and currently as a e-newsletter.

September Columns

September Monthly Meeting

The September Monthly Meeting will be held Wednesday September 4 at 7pm Guest Topic: Australian Computer Society ICT Educators Our guest speaker for September is Catherine […]

Editorial September 2019

Hugh Macdonald Thank you, David Stonier-Gibson! I begin this month with a thank you to David, both for the stellar effort he has done over the […]

Science and Tech Group Report August 2019

David Stonier-Gibson Hydroponics at Moorabbin Lettuces? Basil? Radishes? What should we grow in our hydroponics setup?  Interestingly that is the question least occupying the minds of […]

East SIG Report August 2019

Neil Muller Paul Woolard opened the August meeting with sad news of the sudden passing of member Andre Rigoni. Illness to another member resulted in a […]

From The President August 2019

  John Hall Supporting your local Interest Groups Our Interest Groups (otherwise known as “SIGs” – for “Special Interest Groups”) have long been the life-blood of […]

September Articles

The Future of PC Update Publishing

Hugh Macdonald Over the years PC Update has been produced using many different software packages. These have included Corel Ventura, QuarkXPress, and Microsoft Word. For about […]

Book Review: Humble Pi

Tim McQueen Programmers, mathematicians, engineers and statisticians should all enjoy Humble Pi (a comedy of maths errors). Matt Parker is Australian and currently Engagement in Mathematics […]

Planning To Plan

David Stonier-Gibson The club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on 6th November. That is when we elect a new committee for the coming year. I […]

Previous Publications

September Monthly Meeting

The September Monthly Meeting will be held Wednesday September 4 at 7pm Guest Topic: Australian Computer Society ICT Educators Our guest speaker for September is Catherine […]

The Future of PC Update Publishing

Hugh Macdonald Over the years PC Update has been produced using many different software packages. These have included Corel Ventura, QuarkXPress, and Microsoft Word. For about […]

Book Review: Humble Pi

Tim McQueen Programmers, mathematicians, engineers and statisticians should all enjoy Humble Pi (a comedy of maths errors). Matt Parker is Australian and currently Engagement in Mathematics […]

Editorial September 2019

Hugh Macdonald Thank you, David Stonier-Gibson! I begin this month with a thank you to David, both for the stellar effort he has done over the […]

Planning To Plan

David Stonier-Gibson The club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on 6th November. That is when we elect a new committee for the coming year. I […]

Science and Tech Group Report August 2019

David Stonier-Gibson Hydroponics at Moorabbin Lettuces? Basil? Radishes? What should we grow in our hydroponics setup?  Interestingly that is the question least occupying the minds of […]

East SIG Report August 2019

Neil Muller Paul Woolard opened the August meeting with sad news of the sudden passing of member Andre Rigoni. Illness to another member resulted in a […]