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WEEKLY SIG MEETING UPDATE 14 - 20 MARCH 2010
School of Arts
280 Pitt Street, Sydney
Hello & Welcome,
Welcome to all of our new members and subscribers.
Great variety of SIG's this coming week for all to enjoy, come along for a great couple of hours of learning, sharing and having fun. If any member has a topic, story, joke or tip to share with their fellow members please forward to me for inclusion in the newsletter.
Please Note: Web Design SIG - opening times for this month will be from 2.00 pm - 4.30pm.
Tuesday 16 March - Seniors - G. Grant - 9.30am - 12.30pm
The session will commence with Q and A, if you have any problems that need solving, bring them along so that the members can share their thoughts/ideas on how to resolve them for you.
After the break Peter Collard will show us the finer points of the program GIMP the free graphics editor.
Tuesday 16 March - Genealogy - T. Eakin - 12.30pm - 3.30pm
This month we will continue from last month researching ancestors within Australia and this series will conclude next month.
Friday 19 March - SmartPhone - J. Shiel - 5.30pm - 8.30pm
This month will see the start of the Smartphone SIG and we thank John for his time and input.
John will begin with part 1 of an introduction to the field of mobile phones (with a small handout), showing how their power is better than PCs of early 2000, with advanced storage, video, photo, radio, music, calendar, office docs, browsing, email, mapping, communication features, while seeing how various devices address the challenges e.g. fast input/output.
There will be a chance to discuss some of the technology over a cuppa, and later discuss some advanced features of other phones of members present.
Saturday 20 March - Web Design - R. Hume - 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Peter Collard and Bob Backstrom will continue with the 2nd demonstration of building a website "from scratch".
Peter has compiled detailed notes on the first session, which are attached for those of you who are interested in the 'pros and cons' of web design.
Tip of the Week
No Wires - Remove wires from your photo in just 3 clicks. No Wires can be used with Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Photoshop Element. Unfortunately, its not free the cost $29.95 USD. It's simple to use see the tutorial.
So until next week, health and happiness.
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Information for Members and Visitors:
Please note that all Meetings, except where specifically stated, are held on the
1st Floor, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney.