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Windows 10 Free Upgrade ends 29 July 2016.
After 29th July 2016:
Windows 10 Home will cost  AU$ 179
Windows 10 Pro     will cost  AU$ 299.
Windows lifecycle:
Operating SystemsEnd of extended support
Windows 7 (SP 1)January 14, 2020
Windows 8 (Win 8.1)January 10, 2023
Windows 10October 14, 2025


Sunset Bribie Is
Jetty - bribie Is
Rainbow - Bribie Is
Pelican Landing
Sunset - Bribie Is
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 July 2016.  Bribie RSL, Auditorium.

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 - Bribie RSL, Anzac Room.
At the last BISCC General Meeting Wed 22nd June, Colin notified us that he would be terminating his involvement with BISCC after the July General Meeting.

Next Internet & Email SIG meeting: 3:00pm Tuesday 12 July 2016
To discuss the future of BISCC in preparation for the final BISCC General Meeting - 27 July 2016
Possible topics are:-
 1) Should one or both functions (BISCC and Internet & Email SIG) be wound-up?
 2) Merge the two functions into "BISCC Discussion Group"? If so the need arises to:
      (i) Solve the question of who will organize and conduct such meetings.
     (ii) Confirm support for the revised format.
     (iii) Set a suitable time and place for meetings.
 3) Any other viable proposal.
If you are interested in keeping BISCC alive - Please come along and have your say at the next meeting, 3:00pm Tuesday 12 July 2016.
Family History - Bribie RSL, Anzac Room.
   Beginners: Next Meeting: 1:00pm Tuesday 05 July 2016.
   Advanced: Next Meeting: 10:00am Thursday 14 July 2016.
Link to:   Workshops


GENERAL INFO

3 Must Do Things After Upgrading to Windows 10.

Because it's a hybrid operating system, catering for both desktop and mobile users alike, Windows 10 is a very different animal to Windows 7 and even more mobile-centric than Windows 8.1. You will no doubt have heard complaints regarding increased telemetry (data collection) in Windows 10 and this is largely related to the mobile side of things. In my humble …
Article by Jim Hillier  (Daves Computer Tips: 23Jun16)
   Source Internet

ATM skimmer caught in the wild by a real security engineer..

Whoda thunk it? Tourist/cybersecurity expert Benjamin Tedesco was hanging out in Vienna when he walked up to an ATM. Because he trusts no one he decided to give the reader a little tug and came away with a working skimmer designed to look exactly like the card slot on the original machine.
Article by John Biggs  (TechCrunch: 24Jun16)
   Source Internet
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WORKSHOPS

Macintosh Users - Geoff's place

For lessons contact Geoff  geoff@biscc.com or Phone: 3410 0076

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)
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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