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Melbourne PC User Group (Melb PC) started in 1984 and today has over 3000 members. Membership of Melb PC is probably the best accessory you can buy for your personal computer. Our motto is "members helping members" - you can contact fellow members and attend specialist meetings and learn from each other!

Further details of these numerous benefits our members enjoy may be obtained from the menu bar above - check them out!

Upgrade of melbpc.org.au accounts to Office 365.
The formal move is planned to occur on 9th February 2015. Information has been sent to all Member mailboxes. If you have a melbpc.org.au mailbox, please contact Ihelp for assistance if you have not received this information or see the Ihelp page.
Please join the Melb PC Discussion Forum with your melbpc.org.au email address to raise any questions.

Melbourne PC User Group February Monthly Meeting
The February monthly meeting is on Wednesday 4th 2015 at 7:00 pm at Melbourne PC User Group headquarters, Level 1, Suite 26, 479 Warrigal Road, Moorabbin (near Corner Cochranes Rd). There is no meeting in January.

December Monthly Meeting Presentations
Office 365 Email and Yammer
Harry Lewis presented a short update on progress with the new email system. He also gave us a brief introduction to Yammer, the online chat facility that comes in our new email package.
Melb PC Financial Position
Our Treasurer, Geoffrey Keenan, gave an explanation of our financial position with more background than he was able to present to members at our AGM last month.
Infoxchange National Digiital Literacy Program
Brendan Fitzgerald from Infoxchange told us about Go Digi, which is a national digital literacy program. You can find an introduction at go-digi-national-digital-literacy-program. Go Digi's objectives overlap in interesting ways with Melb PC's, and it was of interest to hear of his experiences.

High Resolution Videos of the Monthly Meeting Presentations available for download

December Meeting and 30th Anniversary Gathering Videos now available for download.
Upon entering a username and password, videos of the monthly meeting may be downloaded. Videos of presentations at the meetings from April to December are available. These are large file size high resolution videos. If your data download allowance and time is limited, by far the preferred option is to order the videos on Disc from the MelbPC Office on 03 9276 4000 for $4.00 delivered. In particular, the files sizes are too large to download with most wireless broadband plans. The disc also contains all copies of PC Update and the alternate Monthly Newsletter.

Melb PC New 3G and 4G Data and Phone Plans

Are you looking for 3G or 4G Data or Voice Plans? The Data Broadband Plans may be used for your laptop, computer, tablet, iPad or mobile phone. With our range of great value Postpaid plans you can access Optus 3G or 4G mobile internet - on the go, or from home. Select a wireless device to suit your needs. We have reliable USB modems, mini WiFi modems; or choose a SIM-only plan if you are bringing your own device.

Download the details of All Melb PC Data and Phone Plans and a copy of the Application Form

An Optus Mobile Coverage Map provides an general indication of 3G and 4G data availabilty. Usability may vary with local wireless conditions.

PC Update and Newsletter Web Portal
Melb PC has now established a PC Update and Newsletter Download Site to distribute your monthly magazine to the membership. You will receive, via email, a username and password each time a new edition is released.

December PC Update 30th Anniversary Edition available for download
The December 2014 electronic edition is available for download. If you do not receive MelbPC emails at your preferred email address, please click on the following link for the form to advise office staff of your Preferred Email Address and upon request to receive the download information.

The full calendar for the following months:   January 2015 and February 2015.

Also check the early public release WEBSITE: stg.mpcug.net.au/early-public-release/ 

Renew Your Membership Online
To make things more convenient for members, we now have an online Renewal Application Form. You will find links to the form on the external website as well as the Internet Services Page. This new functionality also provides members with a new secure way of making on line payment to Melb PC.

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