Previous Meetings Agenda
6 April 2021
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the current Covid-19 Lockdown level 1. Keep Safe! 
2 March 2021
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the current Covid-19 Lockdown level 3. Keep Safe! 
2 February 2021
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the new Covid-19 Lockdown level 3. Keep Safe! 
1 December 2020
Pi-Hole Network-wide Ad Blocking black hole for Internet advertisements using a Raspberry PiWayne Evans
UltraSearch FreeUltraSearch Free looks for files and folders and presents the results in just a few seconds.Mike Robertson
3 November 2020
Windows 10 PowerToysMicrosoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their WindowsMike Robertson
InkscapeInkscape is a professional vector graphics editor for Linux, Windows and macOS. It's free and open source.Mike Robertson
6 October 2020
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the Covid-19 Lockdown. Talks have been moved to the 3rd of November 2020 (we are working on this happening). Keep Safe! 
2 September 2020
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the Covid-19 Lockdown. Talks have been moved to the 6th of October 2020 (optimistically). Keep Safe! 
4 August 2020
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the Covid-19 Lockdown. Talks have been moved to the 1st of September 2020 (optimistically). Keep Safe! 
7 July 2020
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the Covid-19 Lockdown. Talks have been moved to the 4th of August 2020 (optimistically). Keep Safe! 
2 June 2020
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the Covid-19 Lockdown and curfew. Talks have been moved to the 7th of July 2020. Keep Safe!  
5 May 2020
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the Covid-19 Lockdown and curfew. Talks have been moved to the 2nd of June 2020 (optimistically). Keep Safe! 
7 April 2020
Event CancelledThis event is cancelled due to the Covid-19 Lockdown. Talks have been moved to the 5th of May 2020. Keep Safe! 
3 March 2020
AGMAnnual General MeetingEveryone 
Microsoft TeamsCommunication and Collaboration platform in Office 365Wayne Evans
Komposer (Held over until April)Free open source WYSIWYG HTML EditorMike Robertson
4 February 2020
Samsung DexUse your Samsung mobile as a desktop PCWayne Evans
nomacs Image ViewerFree Image viewer and editorMike Robertson
Virtual BoxA free virtual machine environmentMike Robertson
3 December 2019
The Gadget Show Bring any interesting gadgets you think may interest others - we will bring ours!Various 
SocialYear End PartyAll 
5 November 2019 Audience interaction toolCrowdsource the best questions from your audience and make everyone part of the conversation.Wayne Evans
Windows System Control Center Part 2WSCC is a Windows application, which allows you to install, update, execute and organize the utilities from various system utility suites such as NirSoft and SysinternalsMike Robertson
Windows System Control Center Part 3WSCC is a Windows application, which allows you to install, update, execute and organize the utilities from various system utility suites such as NirSoft and SysinternalsMike Robertson
1 October 2019
Zoom Video Conferencing and RecordingZoom is a cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinarsWayne Evans
Malwarebytes Blocks malware, hackers, viruses, ransomware, and malicious websites that traditional antivirus isn’t smart enough to stopMike Robertson
Windows System Control Center Part 2 (Postponed)WSCC is a Windows application, which allows you to install, update, execute and organize the utilities from various system utility suites such as NirSoft and SysinternalsMike Robertson 
3 September 2019
Building an Arduino RobotA demonstration of an Arduino controlled robotic vehicleWayne Evans
Exact Duplicate FinderFind and manage duplicate filesMike Robertson
Windows System Control Center Part 1WSCC is a Windows application, which allows you to install, update, execute and organize the utilities from various system utility suites such as NirSoft and SysinternalsMike Robertson
6 August 2019
Microsoft Word OnlineUsing the Online version of Microsoft Word 365Wayne Evans
DuckDuckGo Search EngineA search engine focused on user privacyMike Robertson
Windows System Control Center Part 1 (Held over to September)WSCC is a Windows application, which allows you to install, update, execute and organize the utilities from various system utility suites such as NirSoft and SysinternalsMike Robertson 
9 July 2019
Icecream PDF EditorCreate and Edit PDF documentsTed Phillips
WizTree File Space Analyser Use WizTree to find the files that take up the most space on your diskMike Robertson
ToolWiz CareToolWiz Care is a suite of utilitiesMike Robertson 
4 June 2019
SharePoint A Document Management system that integrates with Microsoft Office Wayne Evans 
Media Player Classic - BE EditionA free and open source audio and video player for WindowsMike Robertson
QuickMon 5A tool to monitor and alert on various local and remote resources and servicesMike Robertson
14 May 2019
Microsoft Edge with Chromium Browser EngineThe next version of Microsoft Edge browser built on the open source Chromium engineWayne Evans 
Microsoft PowerBI DesktopFree desktop application to view and visualize dataMike Robertson 
RoboCopy and RoboCopRoboCopy is a powerful (but little known) command line utility that has been built in Windows since Windows Vista that copies files and directoriesMike Robertson 
2 April 2019
Epic BrowserA chromium based browser with a specific focus on web securityWayne Evans 
DisplayFusionManage Windows display behaviourMike Robertson 
Windows 10 Next VersionA demo of the imminent 1903 version of Windows 10Mike Robertson 
5 March 2019
Annual General MeetingAll 
Android AutoYour smart driving assistant that helps you stay focused, connected and entertained.Wayne Evans 
Outlook Add-insMake Outlook work better for you using some free add-ins.Mike Robertson 
5 February 2019
Fitbit Ionic SmartwatchDemonstration of the Fitbit Ionic smart watch and fitness trackerMike Robertson 
Vivaldi Web BrowserThe alternative, highly customizable web browser from the creator of OperaWayne Evans 
Input DirectorFreeware software that allows mouse and keyboard access to multiple PCsMike Robertson 
4 December 2018
Video streaming servicesComparing Netflix, Showmax and BlackWayne Evans 
End of year party Time to socialize All 
6 November 2018
NAPS2Not Another PDF Scanner 2 - Convert scanned graphic PDFs to searchable text PDFs and other functionality Ted Phillips 
Microsoft Outlook RulesUse rules to manage your emailMike Robertson 
Home NetworkingExtending your WiFi and other possibilitiesMike Robertson 
2 October 2018
Samsung Smartwatch/Fitness TrackerDemo of the Samsung Gear S3 Smartwatch and the Data it collectsWayne Evans 
Password HashingHow web sites should store a hash of your password (and not the actual password)Mike Robertson 
Windows UtilitiesVarious useful utilities Mike Robertson 
4 September 2018
Google Home MiniA voice controlled speaker that can control home automation, answer questions and play music or videosWayne Evans 
Audacity Audio Editor and RecorderAudacity is an easy-to-use free, open source, multi-track audio editor and recorder for many operating systemsMike Robertson 
Windows UtilitiesVarious useful utilities (Held over)Mike Robertson 
7 August 2018
Brave browserA fast browser with ad blocking and built-in privacyMike Robertson 
AutoHotkey utilityRemap any key or key combination to run a macroMike Robertson 
Flashback Pro screen recorderComputer screen recording softwareMike Robertson 
3 July 2018
Sway 2016Interactive presentations and how to tell storiesNicki Davies 
EvernoteNote taking, organizing, task lists and archivingWayne Evans 
Opera Web BrowserA web browser with powerful and interesting featuresMike Robertson 
5 June 2018
Windows 10 April 2018 UpdateLatest features in the latest Windows 10 updateMike Robertson 
Concurrent file editingCollaboratively edit documentsWayne Evans 
Raspberry Pi Experiments with Raspberry Pi micro-computersMike Robertson 
8 May 2018
OneNoteStore and share text, video and audio notesNicki Davies 
Online UtilitiesPublic Email address, SMS InboxMike Robertson 
Frame - Browser based Virtual MachineRun any software in a browserWayne Evans 
3 April 2018
Word Calendar TemplateEasily create your own calendarsNicki Davies 
Draw.ioOnline diagram applicationMike Robertson 
XMLeXtensible Markup LanguageMike Robertson 
13 March 2018
Annual General MeetingAll 
What's new in Windows 10A catch-up of features in recent Windows 10 releasesMike Robertson 
Azure Logic AppsCloud based Event - Action ApplicationsMike Robertson 
6 February 2018
Modern USB StandardSome background info on current USBGuy Dewar 
USB DevicesSome current USB devicesMike Robertson 
CDBurnerXPPowerful Free CD & DVD Burner softwareMike Robertson 
5 December 2017
Microsoft FamilyFree Windows 10 service that connects family members and keeps kids saferWayne Evans 
End of Year PartyA time to socialiseAll 
14 November 2017
Paint.NetFree graphic editorMike Robertson 
Disk UtilitiesManage your PC/Laptop hard driveMike Robertson 
TruecallerCrowd sourced cell phone call blockerWayne Evans 
3 October 2017
Paint.Net (Postponed)Free graphic editorMike Robertson 
Disk Utilities (Postponed)Manage your PC/Laptop hard driveMike Robertson 
Truecaller (Postponed)Crowd sourced cell phone call blockerMike Robertson 
5 September 2017
Windows Shortcut KeysUse your keyboard to make Microsoft Windows do some useful thingsWayne Evans 
Visual Studio CodeFree Open Source text editor Mike Robertson 
ProcMon from SysInternalsGet an in-depth view of all the activities occurring on your PCMike Robertson 
1 August 2017
KodiFree Home Entertainment media centre for your PCWayne Evans 
Paragon Hard Disk Manager 15Copy Drive, Backup Drives and resize PartitionsMike Robertson 
Sysinternals AutoRunsInvestigate what is started automatically when Windows startsMike Robertson 
4 July 2017
6 June 2017
Improve your Google searchingTips on using Google search effectivelyMike Robertson 
Avoid Malware & Virus infectionDo's and Don'ts to keep your devices safeMike Robertson 
Free Download ManagerControl file downloadsMike Robertson 
2 May 2017
Windows 10 - Paint 3DDesign 3D objectsMike Robertson 
OCR using IrfanViewConvert text image to editable textTed Phillips 
Discussion - PasswordsInitial talk about passwords and then group discussionMike / All 
4 April 2017
Windows 10 Creators UpdateAn update to Windows 10 due in April 2017Mike Robertson 
PushBullet"Pushbullet connects your devices, making them feel like one"Mike Robertson 
Sysinternals SysmonBackground monitor of Windows System resource accessGuy Dewar 
14 March 2017
AGMAnnual General Meeting 2017All 
Screenshot CaptorCapture and Edit screen itemsMike Robertson 
The Cloud and AzureYour Server in the CloudMike Robertson 
7 February 2017
Google PhotosAll your photos organized and easy to findWayne Evans 
Word - Tabs and IndentsDocument layout 101Nicki Davies 
Sysinternals UtilitiesCollection of useful utilitiesGuy Dewar 
6 December 2016
Google Local GuidesContribute to improving Google MapsWayne Evans 
1 November 2016
UrBackupFree Backup Client Server Backup softwareMike Robertson 
Raspberry Pi 3 and Win 10 IOTSmall computingMike Robertson 
Sysinternals Utility softwareProcess monitorMike Robertson 
4 October 2016
Windows 10 Aniversary EditionWhat's new in the latest edition of Windows 10Mike Robertson 
If This Then ThatWeb service to manage information flowWayne Evans 
Visual Studio 2015 Community EditionFree Development softwareMike Robertson 
6 September 2016
Google Office SuiteOnline Documents, Spreadsheet and StorageWayne Evans 
Personal Digital Certificate Authenticate/Sign & Certify Electronic DocumentsWayne Evans 
Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition (Postponed to October)Free development softwareMike Robertson 
2 August 2016
Postponed until the 6th of September 2016This venue is being used for Municpal Elections on the 3rd of August 2016 
5 July 2016
Monitor your DrivingUse the Drive app with OBDII technologyWayne Evans 
Searching files on your PCUse Windows Explorer and other tools to find filesMike Robertson 
Upgrading PC HardwareAn insight into the process of making an up-to-date PCMike Robertson 
7 June 2016
BT Remote PCRemote Control your PC with your SmartPhoneGuy Dewar 
DOSBoxRun Legacy programs on your PCTed Phillips 
REGEXUse Regular Expressions to searchMike Robertson 
3 May 2016
The WayBack MachineSee Websites as they were in the pastMike Robertson 
Google MapsWayne Evans 
Excel MacrosUsing VBA to program in ExcelWayne Evans 
5 April 2016
Excel Pivot Tables Part 2Manipulate data in ExcelWayne Evans 
HW MonitorExamine your PC's inner workingsGuy Dewar 
Slide DogFree presentation softwareNicki Davies 
1 March 2016
AGMAnnual General Meeting 2016All 
JS Create Wormhole SwitchUSB File sharing deviceGuy Dewar 
Microsoft Band 2Microsoft's Fitness BandMike Robertson 
2 February 2016
SnapchatSocial media chatHannah-Rose Milton 
Windows ContinuumRun your office from your phoneMike 
Corsair K95 RGB KeyboardMake your keyboard work for youMike 
1 December 2015
Interesting WebsitesMember's share their favourite websitesMike Robertson 
PartySnacks and networkingAll 
3 November 2015
Microsoft Outlook 2016What's new in the latest versionWayne Evans 
USB Drive Letter ManagerA free utility to manage USB drive lettersMike Robertson 
Solid State Drives (SSD)High speed storage to increase system performanceMike Robertson 
6 October 2015
Google SearchGet better search results from GoogleMike Robertson 
Windows 10 TipsGet up to speed with your new Windows 10Mike Robertson 
Microsoft Hyper-VRun virtual machines on your PCMike Robertson 
1 September 2015
Excel FilteringFiltering, sorting and other data interrogationWayne Evans 
Raspberry Pi 2 with Windows 10 IOTMiniature computer as an Internet of Things (IOT) deviceMike Robertson 
BitnamiBitnami is an App Store for Server SoftwareWayne Evans 
4 August 2015
Excel FilteringFiltering, sorting and other data interrogationWayne Evans 
Raspberry Pi 2 with Windows 10 IOTMiniature computer as an Internet of Things (IOT) deviceMike Robertson 
BitnamiBitnami is an App Store for Server SoftwareWayne Evans 
*********** All Talks Postponed until September 2015 ************ 
7 July 2015
Windows 10The next version of Windows due for release on the 27th of July 2015Mike Robertson 
Bitnami Pre-Configured ApplicationsBitnami is an app store for server softwareWayne Evans 
Networked Security CamerasAn introduction to IP CamerasPaul Milton 
2 June 2015
Pebble WatchSmart WatchGuy Dewar 
CourseraFree Online CoursesHannah Milton 
Inbox by GmailNew way to organize your emailWayne Evans 
5 May 2015
USB MicroscopeA Microscope that connects to your PCGuy Dewar 
Leap MotionUse your Hands and Fingers to contol your PCMike Robertson 
Optical FibreHow it worksPaul Milton 
7 April 2015
PinterestVisual BookmarkingHannah Milton 
Photo EditingSoftware to Edit your Photos Guy Dewar 
SurpriseSomething interesting by NickiNicki Davies 
3 March 2015
Annual General MeetingChairperson 
Google TranslateUse Google to translate between a number of languagesWayne Evans 
Kindle for WindowsUse the Kindle app to read and mange Amazon ebooksMike Robertson 
3 February 2015
AndroidA look at the Android Phone Operating SystemWayne Evans 
MalwareBytesA free Malware Detect and Remove utilityMike Robertson 
WinDirStatA free utility that allows you to visualize your Hard Disc usageMike Robertson 
2 December 2014
GadgetsA look at various gadgets that are either already available or will be soon. If you have something to show you are welcome to do so.Mike Robertson 
End of Year PartyA time to snack and networkAll 
4 November 2014
Windows Phone 8.1A look at Microsoft's Windows on a PhoneMike Robertson 
GlasswireA Free Security Monitor and Firewall ToolMike Robertson 
ChocolateyEasy Command line installation of applicationsMike Robertson 
7 October 2014
WordPressCreate your own BlogMary Bruce 
Ice cream Slide Show MakerTurn your holiday pictures into a slideshowGuy Dewar 
Cloud ComputingWhat is the Cloud and how does it workMike Robertson 
2 September 2014
PicMonkeyOnline Photo EditingWayne Evans 
TeamViewerConnect to another PC anywhere in the worldJames Naiker 
BitcoinA look at how Digital Currency works with a focus on BitCoinMike Robertson 
5 August 2014
LinkedInA very popular business focused social networking serviceMary Bruce 
KeePassFree Password Management utility with many featuresMike Robertson 
Microsoft OneNoteFree information collecting and sharing application available on a number of platformsMike Robertson 
1 July 2014
Car CameraDashboard Camera and SoftwareGuy Dewar 
Utility WebsitesA look at some useful WebsitesMike Robertson 
SpeccyHardware monitor software for your PCGuy Dewar 
3 June 2014
Publisher 2013Produce professional brochures, cards and other documentsMike Robertson 
Kaspersky USB or CD Bootable AntivirusBuild a CD or USB Boot AntivirusGuy Dewar 
7 ZIPFree Compress and Decompress file utilityTed Phillips 
6 May 2014
TwitterIntroduction and etiquetteMary Bruce 
Know your Era, Know your DataUnderstanding when data was created can assist in a better understanding of that DataTed Phillips 
Microsoft Publisher 2013Produce professional brochures, cards and other documentsMike Robertson 
1 April 2014
Windows 8/8.1 Start Menu ReplacementsHaven't moved to Windows 8/8.1 because of the missing Start Menu? Or you've moved but really miss that Menu? Perhaps there is some help out there.Mike 
DropboxFile sharing in the CloudTed Phillips 
PDF CreatorCreate your own PDF documents from other applicationsTed Phillips 
ScreenShot CaptorFreeware Screen Capture application with many featuresMike Robertson 
4 March 2014
Annual General MeetingElect committee and discuss venueAll 
PDF-XChange ViewerView and Annotate PDF DocumentsGuy Dewar 
PC Performance AnalysisDemo of some free utilities that will assist in finding performance bottlenecks on your Windows PCMike Robertson 
4 December 2013
Trinidad & Tobago Open Source DVD100 Top free applicationsGuy Dewar 
End of Year PartyAll 
6 November 2013
Windows 8.1The free update to Windows 8Mike Robertson 
Free HD Video ConverterConvert various video formatsTed Phillips 
SkypeFree Voice (and Video) over IPMike Robertson & Guy Dewar 
2 October 2013
ProjectLibreFree, Open Source Project Management softwareNicki Davies 
Microsoft SkydriveFree online file hosting serviceMike Robertson 
SQL Part 2Continue looking at SQL (Structured Query Language) Update, Insert & DeleteMike Robertson 
4 September 2013
LibreOffice CalcThe free spreadsheetWayne Evans 
PhotobookCreate physical photo albums from digital picturesTed Phillips 
Structured Query Language (SQL)Use SQL to capture, modify and retrieve data from SQL DatabasesMike Robertson 
7 August 2013
Internet Archive's Wayback MachineSee what various websites looked like in over timeMike Robertson 
Libre Office ImpressThe free open source presentation moduleNicki Davies 
Freeware: VLC and Media Player Classic (MPC)Alternate video viewersGuy Dewar 
3 July 2013
Free Useful UtilitiesA look at some great little programs for your PCMike Robertson 
PhishingWhat is it and how can you protect yourselfNicki Davies 
Windows FirewallConfigure the firewall that is built into Windows to protect your PCMike Robertson 
5 June 2013
DVD Studio ProAuthoring your DVDJames Naiker 
Searching Part 2More complex searching using GoogleMike Robertson 
Questions and AnswersBring your questions and we will try to answer themAll 
1 May 2013
SpamWhat is spam and what can one do about it Mike Robertson 
Freeware: WordwebFree Dictionary and ThesaurusGuy Dewar 
How to optimize your laptop batterylifeTips and tricks to get the most out of your laptop batteryGuy Dewar 
Questions and AnswersMike Robertson 
3 April 2013
Windows on SpeedShortcut keys for Windows 7Martin Voges 
Word 2013What's new and not so new?Nicki Davies 
CrystalDiskInfoMonitor SMART disks to determine its healthGuy Dewar 
YouTube DownloaderDownload YouTube videos for smooth offline viewingGuy Dewar 
6 March 2013
Annual General MeetingChairperson 
Google searchTips for effective searchesMike Robertson 
Web favouritesShare web sites that you find interestingAll 
6 February 2013
Geomapping photosMapping locations for large numbers of photosMartin Voges 
Batch programming tips for WindowsConditional commands and substring manipulationMartin Voges 
Paragon Hard Disk Manager Version 12Professional hard disk managementMike Robertson 
5 December 2012
Team QuizAudience participation in team quiz - topics related to the 2012 club talksAll 
Snacks and Drinks and time to networkAll 
7 November 2012
Microsoft Windows 8 ProMicrosoft's latest Operating system (launched on the 26th of October 2012)Mike Robertson 
Microsoft SyncToyFree utility to keep a copy of important dataTed Phillips 
Solid State Drives (SSD)High speed hard drive replacementMike Robertson 
3 October 2012
EvernoteAcess your notes and documents using your computer, phone, tablet and the web.Wayne Evans 
Right-click tricksThe usefulness and power of the right mouse button (in Windows)Ted Phillips 
Visual Studio Express 2012 for WebFree software for creating web applications and sitesMike Robertson 
5 September 2012
Paint.NetA free image editor for the rest of usMike Robertson 
Spring cleaning your PCwith examplesGuy Dewar 
Windows 7 BackupSafeguard your data with Windows 7's built-in backup facilityMike Robertson 
1 August 2012
Google MapsMaps that get you thereMartin Voges 
PDF-XChange ViewerAnnotate PDF documentsGuy Dewar 
PC WizardInvestigate your computer's hardwareMike Robertson 
4 July 2012
LibreOffice CalcSpreadsheet application in a free office suiteNicki Davies 
Freeware Highlight: USB Devices ViewerInvestigate all USB devices on your PCGuy Dewar 
Geotagging photosBatch pocessing: geotagging & locating via EXIF GPS dataMartin Voges 
6 June 2012
Video editing IIIntroduction to editing videosJames Naicker 
Windows 7.5 PhoneFeatures of new Windows phone systemsMike Robertson 
QR codesDigital signs in the physical worldMartin Voges 
2 May 2012
Video editing IIIntroduction to editing videosJames Naicker 
Windows 7 File SearchesUsing Windows 7 file searches effectivelyMike Robertson 
Digital Photo FramesPreparing and displaying your favourite photos in a digital frameGuy Dewar 
4 April 2012
Video editingIntroduction to editing videosJames Naicker 
Windows Know-HowNifty tips for Windows 7 Windows ExplorerMike Robertson 
Geolocation of photosSharing photos with mapped locationsMartin Voges 
7 March 2012
Annual General MeetingReports, Chair & Committee Elections, Fees, Suggestions, RecommendationsChair 
FacebookA trip around FacebookNicki Davies 
Photo selection with IrfanviewHelpful Irfanview features and tools for evaluating & managing many photosMartin Voges 
WiFi Spectrum analyserInvestigating the quality of your WiFi serviceGuy Dewar 
1 February 2012
Free GPS UtilitiesUtilities for managing GPS data.Martin Voges 
Amazon KindleThe Amazon Kindle ebook reader. What is it and what can one do with it.Mike Robertson 
Database .NETA free SQL manager that can access many different SQL database servers.Mike Robertson 
7 December 2011
Portal 2A game of Mike Robertson 
Fun SearchesSurprise!Martin Voges 
PartyBring a friendAll 
2 November 2011
Computers and TravelHow I used Information Technology for my visit to IndiaMartin Voges 
Windows Know-HowGuy's Utility SelectionGuy Dewar 
Microsoft Visio 2010Create graphs, organization charts and other diagramsMike Robertson 
5 October 2011
Free Cloud StorageStoring and synchronizing documents on the internetMike Robertson 
InstaPaper"A simple tool to save web pages for reading later"Mike Robertson 
Windows 7 Resource MonitorChecking system performanceMike Robertson 
7 September 2011
Video EditingApple Mac - Final CutJames Naicker 
Freeware HighlightFind files on your disk with Agent RansackMartin Voges 
Anti Virus Software RoundupA look at free and commercial Anti Virus softwareMike Robertson 
3 August 2011
LibreOffice part 2Mail merge and other advanced Writer featuresNIcki Davies 
Opera 11.5What's so special about this browser?Martin Voges 
SQL Server Express 2008 R2Capabilities and limitations of Microsoft's free SQL serverMike Robertson 
6 July 2011
Search engine developmentsWhat's new and different with today's search engines?Mary Bruce 
LibreOffice Part 1Writer - the LibreOffice wordprocessorNicki Davies 
Home Theatre PCBuilding your HTPC for fun and gamesMike Robertson 
1 June 2011
Interesting WebsitesA variety of interesting and useful websitesNicki Davies 
Windows Media CenterMultimedia management system built into Windows Vista and Windows 7Mike Robertson 
SQL - Structured Query languageA primer on the use of SQL to retrieve, modify and delete data (held over from May)Mike Robertson 
4 May 2011
DuckDuckGo Search EngineA new search engine with some unique featuresNick Davies 
Windows FreewareA selection of Windows freeware including CintaNotesGuy Dewar 
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9The released version of IE9Mike Robertson 
SQL (Structured Query Language)A primer on the use of SQL to retrieve, modify and delete dataMike Robertson 
6 April 2011
Using Wikipedia wiselyConflicting attitudes on the research value of the collaborative encyclopediaGenevieve Phillips 
Opera 11Impressions of the latest version of a great web browserMartin Voges 
Netduino+ ProjectUsing a programmable, networked kit to create a custom computing deviceMike Robertson 
PicPickPowerful screen capture utility with image editing and other toolsMike Robertson 
2 March 2011
Free PDF UtilitiesCreate and Annotate PDFsGuy Dewar 
Microsoft Publisher 2010Easily create Greeting Cards, Pamphlets and BrochuresMike Robertson 
Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2010 ProfessionalAdjust partition sizes, Image drives and many other disk related functionsMike Robertson 
2 February 2011
Windows 7 - 64 BitWhat is special about the 64 bit version of Windows 7Mike Robertson 
Serena OpenProj 1.4 Project ManagerAn Open Source desktop Project Management application for Windows, Linux, and MacNicki Davies 
Selecting components and building a powerful PCChoosing the best components to create a high-end PCMike Robertson 
Multiple MonitorsHow using multiple monitors can improve productivityMike Robertson 
1 December 2010
Favorite Google Earth placesMember contributed places of interest on Google EarthAll 
GadgetsMembers to bring any interesting gadgets they may have obtained recently to show other membersAll 
3 November 2010
Microsoft Word 2010What's new in Word 2010Nicki Davies 
Useful Excel FormulaeA look at some useful formulae available in Microsoft ExcelWayne Evans 
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 BetaWhat's new and improved in Microsoft's browserMike Robertson 
GNU PlotAn introduction to a free graphing utilityMartin Voges 
6 October 2010
Pivot Tables in ExcelUsing Excel Pivot Tables to understand dataWayne Evans 
Finding Portable FreewareHow to find and download portable freewareGuy Dewar 
AutoHotKeyFree Mouse and Keyboard Macro program which allows users to automate repetitive tasksMike Robertson 
Microsoft Access 2010What's new or enhanced in the latest version of Microsoft's Access databaseMike Robertson 
1 September 2010
Portable freeware part 2
   In memory of our friend and club colleague.
More applications that you can run from your flash drive without installing themVic Hugo 
Microsoft Excel 2010What's new in Microsoft's latest spreadsheet application?Mike Robertson 
To Do ListOrganise your life with powerful freewareMartin Voges 
Filters in Excel Viewing data selectively with filtersTed Phillips 
4 August 2010
Alternate Search EnginesOther ways to find what you want on the internetMary Bruce 
Antivirus comparisonHow do various Antivirus products (free and commercial) compare?Mike Robertson 
Portable freewareA selection of applications that you can run from your flash drive without installing themVic Hugo 
Paint.NetLatest version of this powerful freeware graphic editorMike Robertson 
7 July 2010
There will be NO meeting in July due to the clash with the soccer world cup semi-finalSee you in August 
2 June 2010
Special AGMHonorary Membership: Peter (Pete) MossChairperson 
Mind-Mapping SoftwareComparison of three mind mapping applications to creatively help organise your thinking and working.Vernon Solomon 
Interaction between Microsoft Office applicationsReusing information from one application in anotherVic Hugo 
Internet performance problems?Check the obvious!Guy Dewar 
AVG USB Clean Boot Anti-Virus scanDisinfect your PC from a USB stickTed Phillips 
5 May 2010
Twitter ClientsUsing Twitter Clients such as TweetDeck to manage Twitter messages (called Tweets)Mike Robertson 
Creating graphics - does the software matter?Open Source Gimp versus professional PhotoshopMartin Voges 
Free Download ManagerMultiple download, restart download and schedule downloads.Mike Robertson 
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2010The latest version of Microsoft's Development suiteMike Robertson 
7 April 2010
Creating ISO imagesFree method to create ISO imagesTed Phillips 
Intel's new CPUsThe i3, i5 and i7 range of processorsMike Robertson 
Who is connecting to your PC?Windows Know-How: Inspecting network connections with NetstatMartin Voges 
PC Wizard 2009What hardware does your PC have?Mike 
3 March 2010
AGMAnnual General MeetingAll 
Sniffing the concealed networkTroubleshooting network problems with sniffers like Wireshark and Network MonitorMartin Voges 
Avira Boot AntivirusBoot from CD and scan hard drive directlyTed Phillips 
Windows PowerShellDOS on steroidsMike Robertson 
3 February 2010
Windows 7The latest operating system from Microsoft - do you need it?Mike Robertson 
KeepPassStore username and passwordsMike Robertson 
Prevent Autorun InfectionsStop viruses on USB storage devicesTed Phillps 
Microsoft Security EssentialsAntivirus, AntispywareMike Robertson 
2 December 2009
ReadabilitySay goodbye to superfluous stuff on your browserMary Bruce 
Alternate Character set ASCIIHow to get non keyboard charactersMargaret Meek 
Browser AnnoyancesWhat irritates you in the browser you useMartin Voges 
SocialEnd-of-year party timeAll 
4 November 2009
Quickbooks LiteFree version of Quickbooks accounting softwareMargaret Meek 
Common Windows shortcut keysWork more efficientlyMartin Voges 
PicPick Screen CaptureSave parts of your screen for manuals etcMike Robertson  
LTSpiceElectronic Circuit Simulation SoftwarePete Moss 
7 October 2009
Audacity (Held over from September)Freeware Sound EditorPete Moss 
Batch to ExeConvert batch files to executablesTed Phillips 
Microsoft Expression WebCreate web sites with the new 'Frontpage'Mike Robertson  
2 September 2009
Social BookmarkingSave your favourite websites onlineNicki Davies 
Download AcceleratorsLeechget & Free Download ManagerMike Robertson 
TrueCryptEncrypt USB Sticks etc to protect your dataMike Robertson 
Microsoft SilverlightCreate Interactive applications for the internetMike Robertson  
5 August 2009
Microsoft One-NoteOrganizing thoughts and DataNicki Davies 
TwitterSubmit messages (tweet) to a social network service also known as Micro-BloggingNicki Davies 
Windows Knowhow - 7 ZIPFree Unzip Zip utilityMike Robertson  
Superimposing photosCreate your own desktop WallpaperMartin Voges 
1 July 2009
BingMicrosoft's new search engineNicki Davies 
Convert PDF to Word documentsFreeware Nicki Davies 
Chrome security settings Lock down Google's browserMary Bruce 
New developments from GoogleMary Bruce DatabaseOpensource databaseMike Robertson 
3 June 2009
BlogEngine.netA free Blog for your websiteMike Robertson  
BBCodeHow BBCode (Bulletin Board Code) is used to keep a blog up to datePete Moss 
Vector Graphics in IfranViewLesser known capabilities of IrfanViewPete Moss 
Chrome security settingsLock down Google's browserMary Bruce 
Safari Browser for WindowsApple's free Web Browser for WindowsMike Robertson 
6 May 2009
OpenOffice.Org version 3 CalcThe free spreadsheet component of this business suiteNicki Davies 
Web Application SecurityThreats and Countermeasures - Understand the issues and avoid the problemsMike Robertson 
Windows Know-HowWindows Logo Key: Powerful keyboard shortcutsTed Phillips 
Windows 7 (Beta)A preview of Microsoft's next operating systemMike Robertson 
1 April 2009 3.0 Impress The Presentation Application available in 3.0Nicki Davies 
Sharing photos on the webPicasa Web AlbumsMartin Voges 
Freeware HighlightFind that file with Agent RansackMartin Voges 
Smart Searching the WebHow to search the web in order to find what you want as quickly as possiblePete Moss 
Which display is right for you?A comparison of flat-screen and glass-tube (CRT) monitorsPete Moss 
4 March 2009
Annual General MeetingAll version 3 Part I - WriterA look at the Wordproccessing component of this powerful free software suiteNicki Davies 
Smart Searching the WebHow to search the web in order to find what you want as quickly as possiblePete Moss 
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1 (Beta)The latest version of Microsoft browser due for release real soonMike Robertson 
4 February 2009
Searching the hidden webFinding information beyond the reach of traditional search enginesMary Bruce 
SyncbackBackup and synchronsie files in different locationsMike Robertson 
Manage your disk with EASEUS Partition ManagerCopy, move, delete, resize, etc. your disk partitionsPete Moss 
Fiddler web debugging toolAccess the HTTP traffic to debug your webMike Robertson 
3 December 2008
Google ChromeGoogle's free browserMary Bruce 
Favourite sitesMembers share their favourite sitesMike Robertson  
Windows Freeware Paint.NET and FreeOCR.NETMike Robertson  
End of Year Party 
5 November 2008
Bushman Art ProjectDigital documentation of the rock art of the Drakensberg and a web-based management systemCarl Grossman 
Is your website readable?Measure how easy it is to read and comprehend a web pageNathi Ndlovu 
Video on Security (Part 1) "It's 11 PM -Do you know where your data is?"Popular speaker on information securitySteve Riley (on video) 
1 October 2008
Adobe Buzzword Online Word ProcessorNicki Davies 
Freeware Highlight: CDBurnerXPA free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including recent formatsGuy Dewar 
Windows Know-How: DefragmentationDefragmentation improves hard disk performanceMike Robertson 
Sql Server 2008 ExpressMicrosoft's free Database serverMike Robertson 
3 September 2008
Microsoft Movie MakerHome movie editor bundled with WindowsIna Koen 
Protecting your children from Facebook dangersFacebook SecurityMary Bruce 
Directory and File CompareUtilities to manage copies of files and directoriesMike Robertson 
FireFox 3Popular Open Source web browserMike Robertson 
6 August 2008
Protecting your children from Facebook dangersFacebook SecurityMary Bruce 
Does your Word Spike and Calc?Secret features of WordNicki Davies 
Are deleted files really gone?"Recuva" files you thought were gone for goodTed Phillips 
Web browser of choiceOperaMartin Voges 
2 July 2008
Easy creation of newsletters, invitations, pamphlets Microsoft PublisherMike Robertson 
CD content from your hard diskDaemon toolsMike Robertson 
Using online surveysGetting information from data, question types ...Martin Voges 
Automate finding and editing of text Regular expressionsMartin Voges 
4 June 2008
Computer FaireNews from South Africa's premier computer exhibitionMike Robertson  
Network Time Protocol (NTP)Keep your computer time accurateMike Robertson  
Firewalls Part 2Demonstration of Firewalls using free ZoneAlarmPete Moss 
AVG v8 Free AntivirusThe latest free Antivirus replacing 7.5Mike Robertson  
7 May 2008
Facebook at work!Social networking for business valueMary Bruce 
Online SurveysSurveys on the net with LimeSurvey, an Open Source web applicationMartin Voges 
Firewalls and SecurityWhy you should use a firewallPete Moss 
Microsoft Virtual ServerFree application that allows multiple Virtual Servers to run on one computerMike Robertson 
2 April 2008
Facebook at work! (Postponed by ESKOM)Social networking for business valueMary Bruce 
Network Time Protocol (NTP) (Postponed by ESKOM)Set your PC time to Atomic clock accuracyMike Robertson  
Online Surveys (Postponed by ESKOM)Surveys on the net with LimeSurvey, an Open Source web applicationMartin Voges 
Firewalls and Security (Postponed by ESKOM)Why you should use a firewallPete Moss 
Microsoft Virtual Server (Postponed by ESKOM)Free application that allows multiple Virtual Servers to run on one computerMike Robertson 
5 March 2008
AGMAnnual General MeetingAll 
Freeware HighlightsGoogle's Picasa for managing photosMike Robertson  
Firewalls part 1Implementing your own firewallPete Moss 
Windows KnowHowHow much memory (RAM) is enough?Mike Robertson  
6 February 2008
Social Networking A look at Facebook and Linked-InMikeRobertson / Nicki Davies 
PDF WriterCreate PDF documents easily by printing to a PDF-creating Printer DriverMike Robertson 
IrfanViewWhat's new in this brilliant freeware image viewer and manipulation programGuy Dewar 
Firewalls part 1How do firewalls workPete Moss 
5 December 2007
Good destinations on the WebYour favourite places on the webMike Robertson 
Your questions answeredMember supplied questions answeredEverybody 
New gamesGames for you and your childrenMike 
PartySnacks and refreshments provided; you're welcome to contribute some.All 
7 November 2007
Google EarthOnline map of the worldGuy Dewar 
Freeware HighlightWinDirStat to explore hard disk usageTed Phillips 
PDA and Cellphone in oneDemonstration of TYTNMike Robertson 
Freeware HighlightWindows in a Box and othersGuy Dewar 
3 October 2007
Google Calendar Keep track of and share events in your lifeWayne Evans 
VicMan Photo SuitePhoto retouching applicationGuy Dewar 
Useful small utilitiesSome small utilities and tipsGuy Dewar 
Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition (Beta 2)The next version of Microsoft's free web development platformMike Robertson 
5 September 2007
Design a Usable WebsiteUsability issues encountered in a web site's developmentMartin Voges 
Windows Know-HowCreate your own symbols or font characters with Private Character EditorMartin Voges 
Google PopRead your GMail email offlinePete Moss 
Visual Basic.NET Express 2008 BetaThe next version of the free development application from MicrosoftMike Robertson  
1 August 2007
Microsoft Office AccountingFree accounting packageMargaret Meek 
Windows Know-howCreate self extracting compressed filesMartin Voges 
Freeware HighlightZoomitMartin Voges 
Managing Removable DrivesHow to find a missing USB storage device and changing the drive letterTed Phillips 
Omea ProIntegrated Information Environment Mike Robertson  
4 July 2007
Microsoft Virtual PCRun Windows XP, Windows 3.1, MSDOS or Linux all on the same PC at the same timeKerwin Basson 
Power Calculator and CalculatorPlusComparison of free Microsoft calculatorsTed Phillips 
Copernic Desktop SearchIndex your hard drive for fast local and internet searchMary Bruce 
Windows Media PlayerWhat you can do with Microsoft's Media PlayerMike Robertson 
6 June 2007
Google Apps for Your DomainFree, customised, web-based email, calendar, and office suite for your domainWayne Evans 
Video DemoMicrosoft's Surface Computingon10.NET 
FutureXA report back on the FutureX trade faireMike Robertson 
2 May 2007
3G internetBroadband cell phone internet accessGuy Dewar 
Ultimate Boot CDEmergency XP boot CDGuy Dewar 
Freeware HighlightSynctoy to synchronise files between two locationsMike Robertson 
Visio 2007Microsoft's new version of the charting applicationMike Robertson 
4 April 2007
What do Google Apps' online office applications offer?Is the Google generation becoming Google dependent?Nicki Davies 
SMARTMonitoring your hard disk drive's healthGuy Dewar 
Freeware HighlightArtrage : Painting and drawing programmeGuy Dewar 
Building a new PCDeciding on and purchasing components, assembling the PC etc.Mike Robertson 
7 March 2007
Annual General MeetingChairperson 
Windows VistaOverview of Microsoft's new operating systemMike Robertson 
Freeware HighlightsTime, date & memory utilityTed Phillips 
Freeware HighlightsScreencapture utilitiesMartin Voges 
Hard disk drivesWhat you can get for your money todayPete Moss 
7 February 2007
MS Publisher 2007Mike Robertson 
AVGMike Robertson 
Creating a (free) wikiMartin Voges 
Hard disk drivesHeld over ...Pete Moss 
6 December 2006
Latest gamesNeed for Speed: Carbon - and othersMike Robertson 
Most memorable IT ideas of the yearShare what the worst or best information technology ideas of the past year were in your opinion.All 
Party!Bring some snacks and refreshments and party with us until your connection times out ...All 
1 November 2006
PayPalNow available in South AfricaMike Robertson 
Microsoft Excel & Powerpoint 2007What's newNicki Davies 
IrfanviewMore than just an image viewerGuy Dewar 
Intelligent searchingFind what you want on the internetPete Moss  
4 October 2006
Secure EmailEnsuring that your mail correspondence is not tampered with etc.Mark Heyink & Maeson Maherry 
IrfanviewMore than just an image viewerGuy Dewar 
Microsoft Word 2007What's newNicki Davies 
6 September 2006
WikiCollaborative web publishingMary Bruce 
Freeware HighlightUsing IrfanviewTed Phillips 
Visual Web Developer ExpressMicrosoft's Free Web Developer Application (Part 2)Mike Robertson 
2 August 2006
Open Source SoftwareWhat is it? How does it work?Mike Robertson 
Open Source ExamplesA Demonstration of some Open Source softwareMike Robertson 
Hardware trendsProcessors (CPUs)Pete Moss 
Visual Studio 2005 Web Developer ExpressMicrosoft's Free Web Developer ApplicationMike Robertson 
5 July 2006
Online socialising - holiday project 1MySpaceMary Bruce 
Online socialising - holiday project 2BloggingMary Bruce 
Freeware HighlightSharePod - copy music from your Ipod to your PCGuy Dewar 
Game newsNew game selectionMike Robertson 
Visual Basic ExpressFree programming software from MicrosoftMike Robertson 
7 June 2006
ADSL OverviewWhat to consider if you want a faster, dedicated ADSL internet connection.Janine Gerson of First Technology 
Portable FreewareA selection of freeware can be used without installing on your hard disk.Guy Dewar 
Futurex 2006 ReportNoteworthy and interesting developments seen at the exhibition.Mike Robertson 
3 May 2006
The Linux alternative - Live!A guided tour of Linux alternatives to common Windows desktop applications for small office/home useMatt Erasmus of DcData 
Internet Explorer 7 previewWhat's new in Microsoft's redesigned web browser?Mike Robertson 
Google utilitiesGoogle's specialised searches, services, and tools.Mary Bruce 
5 April 2006
The Linux alternativeIntroduction to Linux as a replacement for Windows as a server as well as on the desktopMatt Erasmus of DcData 
Yankee-ClipperPowerful clipboard extenderMike Robertson 
SnagitScreen capture and print utilityMike Robertson 
1 March 2006
Annual General MeetingChairperson 
Freeware HighlightsOverview of the 2006 Pricelessware CDGuy Dewar 
MS Office Document ImagingOCR tool bundled with OfficeMartin Voges 
Free antivirus softwareAn overview of AVG and ClamWinMike Robertson 
1 February 2006
What's new for computing in 2006Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show and beyondMary Bruce 
MS Redaction toolCensoring text from Word documentsNicky Davies 
Partition MagicRearranging hard drive space without losing dataPete Moss 
Need for Speed - Most WantedThe latest gameMike Robertson 
7 December 2005
PC GameAge of Empires IIIMike Robertson 
GadgetsGift ideasVarious 
2 November 2005
Physical PC SecuritySecure your PC, Laptop or LCD MonitorWillem van den Brink from SecuPlus 
Freeware HighlightFile recovery part 2 - Zero Assumption Digital Image RecoveryTed Phillips 
Phishing, Phaxing and PharmingHow vulnerable are you?Nicki Davies 
Microsoft SQL Server 2005The latest Database Server from MicrosoftMike Robertson 
5 October 2005
3GHigh-speed Internet access via your cell phoneVodacom 
Freeware HighlightDisk Rescue - attempts to recover deleted files on Media Memory (FAT)Ted Phillips 
PC SecurityZone Alarm personal firewallPete Moss 
SQL Server 2005Microsoft's latest heavy duty databaseMike Robertson 
7 September 2005
Skype Internet TelephonyFree calls over the internet between Skype usersMike Robertson 
Virus History and TypesPete Moss 
Windows FreewareVarious Image Enhancing applicationsGuy Dewar 
PC SecurityWindows XP FirewallMike Robertson 
3 August 2005
RSS FeedsPutting the 'current' in current awarenessMary Bruce 
Windows KnowHowMSConfig to control system startup for troubleshootingMartin Voges 
Freeware HighlightsStartup MonitorMike Robertson 
JavaScript 101Introduction to JavascriptingMike Robertson 
6 July 2005
Weblogs or Online Diaries : Part 2Creating your own online journalMary Bruce 
Windows Know-How: NetstatSee who is connected to your PC - and to whom you are connectedMike Robertson 
Freeware HighlightDeep PaintGuy Dewar 
Game: Need for Speed (Underground 2)No Seat Belt requiredMike Robertson 
1 June 2005
FutureXA report-back on South Africa's Premier Computer and Business expoNicki Davies 
Freeware HighlightWinMerge: A utility to compare files and directoriesMartin Voges 
FireFox web browserAn open source browser alternativeGuy Dewar 
Blogs (weblogs, or online diaries) What value do they add to the Internet?Mary Bruce 
4 May 2005
WorldwindNASA's online interactive world explorerGuy Dewar 
Windows Know-HowDefrag to keep your disk up to speedMike Robertson 
Freeware HighlightTo be decidedGuy Dewar 
Database NormalisationMaking efficient database structuresMike Robertson 
6 April 2005
MS Project 2003Help with managing a project including listing tasks, resources, tracking and reportingNicki Davies 
MS Word 2003Avoiding gotchasNicki Davies 
Freeware HighlightEverest Home Edition system information and diagnostics utilityGuy Dewar 
Microsoft SQL ServerHow to manage large quantities of DataMike Robertson 
2 March 2005
AGMAnnual General MeetingAll members 
Thunderbird Email ProgrammeSetup and Features of the free Mozilla email clientPete Moss 
Bluetooth demonstrationEffortless networking of gadgets (PDA, phone, etc.)Ted Phillips 
Gaming FeatureTony Hawks UndergroundMike Robertson 
Windows XP System RestoreRecovering painlessly from a faulty systemMike Robertson 
2 February 2005
Searching the WebTips and shortcuts to refine your resultsMary Bruce 
AVG anti-virus softwareOverview of the new version 7Guy Dewar 
Microsoft's Anti-spywareDemo of the beta anti-spyware utility from MicrosoftGuy Dewar 
Home Automation ProjectDemonstration of using USB hardware & programming to control appliancesMike Robertson 
1 December 2004
Holiday Freeware Selectionspresented by committee membersVarious 
Party!Bring some snacks and refreshments and party with us until your connection times out ...All 
3 November 2004
Internet ShoppingShopping safely onlineMike Robertson 
The Pocket PCWhy you need a Pocket PCMike Robertson 
Windows Know-HowTraceroute to check your internet connectivityMartin Voges 
How the internet works: FTPThe File Transfer ProtocolMartin Voges 
6 October 2004
Commandline powerSome old tricks and new features explainedMartin Voges 
DVD and CD MediaWhat are the differences between the various formats?Ted Phillips 
FTP clientsSoftware to transfer files on the internetMike Robertson 
1 September 2004
PC electronic projectsControlling gadgets with the parallel portPete Moss 
Spyware part 2Free software tools: Adaware and Spybot Search&DestroyGuy Dewar 
Freeware HighlightMultitrack sound editing and recording with AudacityPete Moss 
Windows XP Service Pack 2What’s new and improved in this latest Windows updateMike Robertson 
4 August 2004
Internet SearchingCurrent options and future developmentsMary Bruce 
Language-learning SoftwareInstant Immersion Spanish Deluxe EditionMike Robertson 
SpywareWhat it is and how to deal with itGuy Dewar 
Windows Server 2003Microsoft's latest server technology with an XP interfaceMike Robertson 
7 July 2004
The Open CD ProjectA compilation of Open Source software (CD available at meeting)Guy Dewar 
Index your disks in web pagesUsing Dirhtml (freeware) to create a hyperlinked HTML index of a disk or directoryMartin Voges 
Windows Know-HowScheduler - starting tasks automaticallyMartin Voges 
PC electronic projectsA thermometer that you can read with your PCPete Moss 
2 June 2004
DTP with Publisher 2003Demonstration of desktop publishing with Microsoft's newest Publisher 2003Pippa Black 
Windows Know-HowAutomatically naming a file according to current time and dateMartin Voges 
FutureX 2004Report on the premier computer & communication fairMike Robertson 
5 May 2004
Visio 2003Review of the new version of Microsoft's powerful charting/diagramming programmeMike Robertson 
Freeware HighlightsTreeSize discovers where your disk space has goneMartin Voges 
USB LanlinkUSB hardware and software for direct file transfer between computers similar to LaplinkGuy Dewar 
Visual Studio.Net 2003New programming suite version - Part 1: VisualBasic.NetMike Robertson 
7 April 2004
WiFi networking at homeSetting up a wireless SOHO or home networkMike Robertson 
Freeware HighlightsCreating PDF documents with PrimoPDFGuy Dewar 
Scanning complex textOptical Character Recognition (OCR) with pictures, formatting, and page layoutPete Moss 
3 March 2004
Annual General MeetingChairperson 
Outlook 2003What's new and improved in the latest Office email applicationWayne Evans 
Scanning textOptical Character Recognition (OCR)Pete Moss 
4 February 2004
Word 2003What's new and improved in the new Office suite and Word 2003Nicki Davies 
Freeware HighlightsIZArc compression and archive utilityGuy Dewar 
How the Internet WorksEmail and the SMTP protocolMartin Voges 
3 December 2003
Toys for the holidaysPDAs, wireless peripherals, digital cameras, ... Bring your own computing gadget to "Show and Tell"Various 
PartyBring some snacks and refreshments and party with us until your connection times out ...All 
5 November 2003
PC Club historyRecollections of a longtime memberBill Abraham 
Firewalls: ZoneAlarmUsing the free Zonealarm firewall to keep you safe from the big bad internetPete Moss 
Freeware HighlightIrfanview - image viewer and utilityGuy Dewar 
Removable MediaOptions for external data storage and transportGuy Dewar 
How the Internet worksHow the World Wide Web works - the HTTP protocolMartin Voges 
1 October 2003
Video editing on your home PCThe pleasure, power and pitfalls entailed in home video editing -- by an University AV Centre expertRoger O'Neill 
Freeware HighlightStardownloaderTed Phillips 
Searching the web revisitedFinding answers to YOUR questions on the webMartin Voges 
POSTPONED 1 month: How the Internet worksHow the World Wide Web works - the HTTP protocolMartin Voges 
3 September 2003
TV and FM Tuner cardHardware which allows you to use your PC as TV/VCR/radioMike Robertson 
UPSBenefits of using an Uninterruptible Power Supply and demonstration of related softwareMike Robertson 
Freeware HighlightComparing text files with ExamdiffMartin Voges 
CSS page layoutUsing Cascading Style Sheets instead of tables to lay out information on web pagesMike Robertson 
6 August 2003
Purchasing a NotebookExperiences of buying a laptop computerGuy Dewar 
Freeware HighlightAVG antivirusGuy Dewar 
Finding FreewareWhere to find freeware on the internetGuy Dewar 
Searching the internetHow to search using GooglePete Moss 
2 July 2003
Quickbooks 10 ReviewA friendly accounting package for home and officeMargaret Meek 
Windows Know-HowDisplay Settings : Keep your windows clearGuy Dewar 
History of the PC CPUThe Central Processing Unit's development from the XT to today's P4Pete Moss 
4 June 2003
New VenueDiscussion about moving to a new and improved venueAll 
Computer Faire 2003 ReportMike Robertson 
Windows Know-HowDefrag to keep your disk spinning smoothlyTed Phillips 
How the Internet WorksNewsgroups and the NNTP protocolPete Moss 
7 May 2003
Ins and Outs of CD WritingDemonstration of CD writing options using Nero Burning ROMMike Robertson 
Windows Know-HowResource Monitor can help diagnose performance problems POSTPONEDPete Moss 
Scalable Vector GraphicsSVG - the future of internet graphics?Martin Voges 
2 April 2003
How the Internet works 1The Internet Protocol and Domain Name SystemMike Robertson 
Windows Know-HowPing and Traceroute - tools to check whether the internet worksPete Moss 
USB DevicesThe simplicity of connecting a variety of peripheralsMike Robertson 
5 March 2003
Annual General MeetingChairperson 
How the Internet works : OverviewBasic outline of what the internet is and how it works. Subsequent talks go into details.Mike Robertson 
Windows Know-HowThe CHKDISK and SCANDISK commandsPete Moss 
Graphics Resolution vs SizeDemystifying the raster graphics (Gif, Jpeg, etc.) concepts of resolution and sizeGuy Dewar 
5 February 2003
Search the web from the comfort of your PCFree search tools to help finding information on the webMartin Voges 
Windows Know-HowThe XCOPY commandPete Moss 
CSS Style SheetsLaying out your web pages effectively with style sheetsMike Robertson 
4 December 2002
Megamasters Applied Information Technology Learnership Programme.What is a learnership and how can you benefit?Brian Moores-Pitt 
Computers and AstronomyRogan Roth 
PARTY!Bring some snacks and refreshments and join us all in the festivities.You, and you ... yes, you! 
6 November 2002
Windows XPWhat's interesting about Microsoft's new operating systemMike Robertson 
Windows Know-HowPING - the most basic network toolPete Moss 
Free UtilitiesPowerful tools to take charge of your PCMike Robertson 
Unreal TournamentAre you ready to play? Demo of one of the top multiplayer gamesMike Robertson 
2 October 2002
Intel Pentium 4Tips to make sensible buying decisionsMike Robertson 
Windows Know-HowThe DIR commandPete Moss 
Website PromotionTailor your web pages for high search engine visibilityMike Robertson 
4 September 2002
Getting answers from the webHow to get useful results from web searchesPete Moss 
Windows Know-HowFdisk (Do you have a backup?!)Pete Moss 
Life in the TrenchesLong filenames, Short filenames and related issuesTed Philips  
7 August 2002
The GIMP part IIITransforming images using layers, masks, selections in this powerful no-cost graphics editorMartin Voges 
Picture formats for the WebWhen and why to use GIF, JPG or PNGMartin Voges 
Windows Know-HowMake full use of the Format CommandPete Moss 
Practical use of SQL in an ApplicationUsing Microsoft Access forms and reports to filter data etc.Steve Minaar 
3 July 2002
Managing Long Documents and Working Collaboratively using Microsoft WordWork with documents containing many pieces possibly contributed by multiple authorsNicki Davies 
Visual Basic.NetThe latest version of Microsoft's programming language (i.e. Visual Basic 7)Mike Robertson 
5 June 2002
The GIMP part IICreative image editingMartin Voges 
Computer Faire 2002Report on the premier South African IT showMike Robertson 
Home networkingHow to set up a network at homeAlwyn Hugo 
1 May 2002
SPAM Prevention and EradicationHow to avoid getting SPAM Email and dealing with what you do get.Mike Robertson 
Microsoft SQL Server 2000What is MS SQL Server and why you would use it.Mike Robertson 
3 April 2002
GIMPPowerful image editing software at no costMartin Voges 
Current Processors (CPUs)Pete Moss 
6 March 2002
AGMThe Annual General MeetingAll 
Search EnginesA look at what search engines are and how to use them to find information on the InternetMike Robertson 
Lesser Known Microsoft UtilitiesA continuation of last months talk on built in utilities that are provided with your Windows operating systemPete Moss 
6 February 2002
JavaScript 101An introduction to JavaScript - what it is and how it is usedMike Robertson 
Lesser Known Microsoft UtilitiesVery useful utilities that you may not know you have.Pete Moss 
5 December 2001
Morpheus MusicShare and download music from the InternetMargaret Meek 
Shopping on the InternetTips on how to safely shop on the InternetMike Robertson 
7 November 2001
Windows XP ExperiencesMicrosoft's new operating systemMike Robertson 
OCRHow to get the most out of Optical Character Recognition to digitize printed text.Pete Moss 
3 October 2001
Good VibrationsDemo of Soundblaster Live with sound fonts etc.Guy Dewar 
Creating your first web pageFor ordinary people rather than experts.Pete Moss 
Internet mapsFinding your way around your neighbourhood from cyperspaceMartin Voges 
5 September 2001
Internet addictionSurfer's liberation or slave to the wave (Counselling psychologist, Natal Witness columnist and publishing editor of New Therapist)John Soderlund 
Your first web pagefor ordinary people, not geeksPete Moss 
The good, the bad, and the uglyExamples of personal pages created by ordinary peopleMartin Voges 
1 August 2001
Office XPWhat's new in Microsoft's latest Office applicationNicki Davies 
SQLSQL queries using Microsoft Access databasesSteve Minnaar 
4 July 2001
3D ModellingDemonstration of visualizing three-dimensional objectsMark Gutridge, Ramsay Engineering 
HTML AnarchyPart 4 in our HTML series shows you how to wreak havoc and have fun with HTML and stylesheetsMartin Voges 
6 June 2001
Computer Faire 2001Report on the latest and greatest of the exhibitionMike Robertson 
Palm PDA Features and capabilities of the Palm Personal Digital Assistants (PDA)Mike Robertson 
2 May 2001
Digital Imaging IIEditing and Enhancement (Improving the images you learnt to acquire in last month's talk)Guy Dewar 
Cascading Style SheetsPart 3 in our HTML series informs you how and why to use stylesheetsMike Robertson 
4 April 2001
Digital Imaging IAcquisition - Making images with digital cameras and scannersGuy Dewar 
A user's experience with Windows 98'Tips, tricks, etc.' for Windows 98 now that the shine of the new has worn off. Bring your own tips, tricks, and questions along!Ted Phillips 
7 March 2001
Annual General MeetingAll Members 
Viruses and HoaxesDistinguish real virus threats versus hoax virusesPete Moss 
Browser GamesPlaying games on the internet with your browserMartin Voges 
7 February 2001
Computer User StressDerek will discuss the effects that computers have on us (including his personal dealings with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome).Derek Wang (University of Natal) 
LinuxOrigins of the Linux Operating System and a demonstration some of its features (Computing Centre for Water Research)Reinier de Vos 
5 December 2000
Cleaning a PC MouseDo it yourself!Pete Moss 
Internet.all.sortsInternet tidbits for holiday browsingMartin Voges 
Heretic II PC GameBlast 'em sky high!Mike Robertson