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Bribie Island Seniors' Computing Club

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Pelican Landing
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Black Swan & Family - Buckley's Hole
Bribie, Volunteer Marine Rescue Boat
Birds
Emu walking along street
Buckley's Hole - Bribie
Boy throwing Casting-net at sunset - Bribie Is
Three Pelicans swimming
Surf Life Saving Boat - Bribie
Corella
Sunset - Bribie Is
Photo: Don McEwen
Pumicestone Passage
CLUB NEWS
Next BISCC Monthly Meeting: 10:30am Wednesday 27 August 2014.
Bribie RSL, Conference Room – Level 1.

   Pre-Meeting Workshop:  9:00-10:30am.
Using Tablets Offline - How to make the best use of your Tablet (iPad or Android) when you don't have a WiFi connection.
Contact colin@biscc.com if you wish to attend.
SIG Meetings at the Bribie RSL, Anzac Room.   SIG Details & Contacts
Digital Audio/Video SIG:
   For lessons contact David  david@biscc.com
Internet & Email SIG meeting:
   Next meeting: 3:00pm Tuesday 09 September 2014
Family History:
   Beginners: Next Meeting: 1:00pm Tuesday 02 September 2014.
   Advanced: Next Meeting: 10:00am Thursday 11 September 2014.

Link to:   GENERAL INFO

Workshops - RSL Anzac Room:
Beginners Computing: Tuesday September 09, 16, 23.  1:00pm-3:00pm.
PagePlus: Tuesday August 26.  September 16, 23.  3:00pm-5:00pm.    Anyone wanting to have a look at PagePlus X6/16, either newbies or oldies.
Book a lesson at the August Meeting or ring Geoff on 0448 026 920 or email him at geoff@biscc.com
Geoff will of course help anyone foolish enough to use a Mac or iPad. In addition, he showed the Adelaide mob how to use voice recognition on a PC, orders to control actions on the computer as well as to dictate so that it types with fewer mistakes than he makes actually typing!
Alternate days to Tuesday may also be available - if Tuesday doesn't suit contact Geoff and arrange an alternative.

Treefrog Workshops - Colin's place
Tablets: More Tips and Tricks - For those with some previous experience.  Wednesday September 10.  9:00am-12noon.
Digital Images: Using PhotoPlus X6 to fix photos and to breathe life into old or damaged photos.  Wednesday September 17.  9:00am-12noon
Book a lesson at the August Meeting.

LINKS
Family History & Convict Name Databases (BIFHIG)
Searching for your ancestors?    Over 1200 names being researched by members.
100 Useful Websites - Computer Software, Seniors, Mac Stuff, Genealogy, Tutorials, Computer Help, Recreation, etc. (Including Archived Photos from previous BISCC competitions)

GENERAL INFO

MozBackup
MozBackup is a simple utility for creating backups of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla Sunbird, Flock, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Suite, Spicebird, Songbird and Netscape profiles.
It allows you to backup and restore bookmarks, mail, contacts, history, extensions, passwords, cache etc.
Source Internet

Firefox OS
Firefox Operating System for Smartphones was launched about 1 year ago, and is now operating in 17 countries.
Mozilla's browser-based smartphone OS continues to expand - Recently landed in Germany - with France, Asia, and more to come.
Not yet available in Australia.

Is your USB Flash Drive having unsafe connections?
To check: Plug Flash Drive in to computer - Navigate to (My) Computer - Right click on Removable Drive - "Scan with AVG or your anti-virus software"

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