Sydney PC User Group Incorporated
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Meetings During the Week 4 - 9 January 2016

1st Floor
Sydney Mechanics'
School of Arts
280 Pitt Street, Sydney

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Vale Jack and Esther Brann

Members will be saddened to learn of the death of two of our members, Jack and Esther Brann.

Their association with the SPCUG commenced in 1993.


Hello and Welcome,
The New Year has commenced and our first meetings for the year start next week. Details of the meetings are below. 
Friday 8 January - Friday Forum - 9:30am - 12:30pm
How safe and secure are the payment arrangements consumers use on the Internet? 
At this meeting Roger Foulds will take a careful look at PayPal which is commonly used when goods or services are purchased on the Internet. 
Members will have an opportunity to discuss any concerns they might have about using PayPal and other payment services at the meeting.
Friday 8 January - Communications - J Lucke - 12:30pm - 3:30pm
With Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) services becoming common-place, the number of free providers like Skype has grown exponentially and they are all vying for your patronage.
Not only do they provide traditional voice communication facilities, most offer additional services like text messaging, image transferring, video calls, and video conferencing.
At this month’s meeting John Lucke will examine and compare some of these free VOIP services and the apps they provide.

There will be a question and answer session and general discussion at the meeting, and if time allows John will look at the growing list of free Wi-Fi Internet hot-spots in and around Sydney.
John Mathews

Information for Members and Visitors:
All Meetings, unless specifically stated above, are held on the
1st Floor, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney.
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