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Fareham — May 11th 2019

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In May we had 11 Members as Mick enlightened us about current scams covering Telephone and Email scams, Fraud and Identity Theft showing how easy it is for people to get hold of our information. We covered the weaknesses in Banks systems, compromised websites, being fooled by so called celebrity endorsements.

He went on to talk us through Time Machine which can be helpful in retrieving lost or earlier versions of files, running… Read more…

Beaminster — May 7th 2019

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16 members came along to our May meeting to hear Euan solve the mystery of the significance of bill.cools.fillers. It is the what3words address of our meeting location, the Beaminster Trading Post & Café What3words is a way of giving every 3x3 metre square on earth (all 57 trillion of them) a unique combination of 3 words. It was created in 2013 as a result of frustration at having things… Read more…

Salisbury — Apr 30th 2019

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The opening presentation was by Michael Corgan travelling from Bridport to show us Spotlight an app that is present on all Macs and is found by selecting the magnifying glass top right in your menu bar, he explained that this app does a lot more that you would think.

it is not just used to find mislaid files, there are loads of features that are not used by most of us and did… Read more…

Bournemouth — Apr 16th 2019

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In the absence of Tony, Mick stepped in to introduce the speaker, himself. After a long ovation, Mick described some of the risks associated with credit cards. An ITV investigation showed how easy it is to purchase credit card info online. The investigator had been given a free sample as a loss-leader which he checked with an appalled owner as all the information was correct. We then went on to look at some telephone… Read more…

Fareham — Apr 13th 2019

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April saw 11 Members attending when John talked us through keyboard shortcuts supported by a printout. He mentioned that there were 5 Modifier keys, Command, Control, Option or (Alt), and Shift. These only do something when used with another key for example Cmd key plus S is the shortcut for Save.
John then went on to show us a lot of the shortcuts and what they did. The conclusion was that the keyboard shortcuts… Read more…

Dorchester — Apr 9th 2019

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Mick showed us how useful and flexible Apple’s voice assistant Siri can be. A simple request about the weather in Andover was easily answered but so also was the rather more indirect question “do I need to take my umbrella if I go for a walk this afternoon in Andover. Siri can be used to control many aspects of the Apple Device; sticking with the Mac, Mick got Siri to open an… Read more…

Beaminster — Apr 2nd 2019

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13 members & 1 guest came to our April meeting to hear John Lemon summarised his own talk as follows: “Three apps and a dongle.” Perhaps a little more detail is needed to do it justice. First app was WeatherPro which is available in basic or premium form. The latter shows the weather for two weeks ahead in whichever location takes your fancy. A lot of fine detail, graphical and numeric, is… Read more…

Salisbury — Mar 26th 2019

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The meeting began with Barry presenting ZOOM an application that is cross platform covering most formats ZOOM is used for video conferencing it can be used to video chat with one person or talk to several friends and family with video at the same time, or with a large group of people for a conference, with your picture all participants and their pictures are displayed and selected when they speak, he explained how he uses… Read more…

Bournemouth — Mar 19th 2019

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March 2019 brought 12 members together to hear Rick Churchill talk about Audacity and sound processing. Rick started by describing a need to play short sound clips for a quiz night. He then introduced Audacity and its configurable user interface (e.g. choice of colours and movable toolbars).

The remainder of the presentation was a demonstration where Rick highlighted some of Audacity's effects. These include a notch filter, that can be used to… Read more…

Dorchester — Mar 12th 2019

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In defence of the criticism of Apple over pricing of its new iPhone XS at the end of 2018, Tony decided to look at all the presents that Santa Tim Cook gives us starting with the fact that all new Macs come with a collection of included apps we used to know as iLife i.e. iMovie, Photos and GarageBand and iWork i.e. Pages, Numbers and Keynote, but now steadily being incorporated into an… Read more…
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