Sunday, November 30, 2008

Q&A SIG, Wednesday 3 December 9.45 am - 11.45 am

When: Wednesday, 3 December 9.45 am - 11.45 am

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: Bring your questions and the group will try and provide answers
.
Alan Royal will provide some tips, tricks and cautions when using
flash (thumb) drives.

Friday, November 21, 2008

Internet Banking Workshop, Wednesday 3 December 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm

When: Wednesday 3 December 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2, 138 - 140 Wakefield Street, Wellington.

What: How can you do your banking on the Internet? What are the risks? What are the best ways of using banking on the Internet facilities? This Workshop will explore these and other questions relating to using the Internet for your day to day banking.

Stu Woollett of Westpac New Zealand will present the essential information in such a way that it does not matter which bank you use, your questions will be answered.

Prior advice of anything you particularly want to know about would greatly help him to help you. He will do his best to answer any other questions you might have.

Please register early with Tony Doogue at tonydoogue@xtra.co.nz, at the same time mentioning any special interest you might have.

Numbers are limited to the first 25 applicants.

Cost: $5 each, payable on arrival.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Clean your PC Workshop, Wednesday 26 November 12 pm - 2 pm

When: Wednesday 26 November 12 pm - 2 pm

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting room 2

What: Alan Royal will go through the process of cleaning up, cleaning out and speeding up that slow PC.

The cost of the workshop is $5 payable at the door. An optional CD, containing the freeware necessary is available for an extra $5. Please bring the correct change.

Register early with Alan Royal at a.royal@paradise.net.nz and note whether you require the CD. Numbers will be limited to 25.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Q&A SIG, Wednesday 19 November 12 noon - 2.00 pm

When: Wednesday 19 November 12 noon - 2.00 pm

Where: Anvil House, Level 1,  Meeting Room 2

What: When the questions run dry David Boyes will be telling us about Mozilla Thunderbird, as an alternative to Outlook Express.

This will be a follow-up to Tony Doogue's discussion of Firefox.

Please come along with all those queries, no matter how simple or how hard. The experts will be there to help you.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Digicam SIG, Tuesday 18 November 10.00 am - 11.45 am

When: Tuesday 18 November 10.00 am - 11.45 am

Where:
Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: Geoff Boxhall, a Hutt Camera Club judge and successful competitor, will talk to us on "taking that perfect holiday picture". This will look at travel, family and portrait photos. Geoff and Helen Boxall are experienced and frequent travellers.

This won't be an "in-depth" lecture. Rather it will be tips, ideas, things to watch out for and what makes a good "pic".

Geoff is going to show us some of his excellent pictures.....wow.....don't miss this !!!

Bring along your digital camera and photo related questions and we will try and give you an answer.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Computer Owners Group SIG, Wednesday 12 November 10 am - 11.45 am

When: Wednesday 12 November 10 am - 11.45 am

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting Room 2

What: David Heinemann and Trevor King will answer your questions

Friday, November 7, 2008

Writing and Publishing SIG Wednesday, 12 November 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm - note time change

When: Wednesday, 12 November 12.30 pm to 2.30pm (note change of time)

Where: Anvil House, Level 1, Meeting room 2, 138-140 Wakefield Street.

What: In the first half Sheila Williams will talk about two New Zealand style manuals which include information on capitals, use of italics, numbers, division of words and form of citations, and will note material which can be found on the web.  Sheila has an MA in English and is a retired librarian who worked at the Alexander Turnbull Library and National Library, and lectured in the postgraduate library programme at Victoria University. 

In the second half we will discuss Word's 'Styles'. Word's Styles are a quick way to format text and can give a polished and consistent look to your publishing projects. John Foden
(4792487 or john.foden@paradise.net.nz) will show us how we can do this and meantime he welcomes any queries on particular aspects you'd like him to cover. A handout will be available.  

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Q&A SIG Wednesday, 5 November 9.45 am - 11.45 am

When: Wednesday, 5 November 9.45 am - 11.45 am

Where: Anvil House, Level 1,  Meeting Room 2

What: Mozilla Firefox Internet browser - a better way of accessing the Internet?  Tony Doogue will demonstrate Firefox and some of its advantages.