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Vale Frank Bowmen


Frank BowmenFrank Bowman the leader of our Penrith SIG passed way suddenly last week.

Frank ran the Penrith group from the St Clair High School Computer rooms for many years until the school was lost in a fire at which stage Warren, one of the group members offered his home as a venue. The group has continued to meet there ever since. At our last meeting Frank was unwell but still generated a great discussion. He had finally installed Windows 10 and we discussed the successes and failures in that venture. Last month he won the Trend Micro Maximum Security prize and spoke about its installation.

A great teacher and always available for great tips and advice we will miss him greatly.

His Funeral Service will be held on Friday 2nd September 1:30pm at Leura Memorial Gardens and Crematorium Lot 1 Kitchener Road Leura (just off Great Western Highway after overhead railway bridge between Leura and Wentworth Falls) A Wake will be held afterwards at the Grand View Hotel, WentworthFalls on the Great Western Highway



In our July main meeting

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Trend Micro, paid us a visit to discuss their protection software.Shaniel Datt,Trend Micro’s Product and Training Manager
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In our June main meeting

Alex took the stage with an eclectic bag of topics to discuss, Norton Wi-Fi Privacy logoincluding Norton Wi-Fi Privacy, The Roam-e drone, Cheap Mobile phone deals, OS 10, Macrium Reflect and Never 10.

Alex had just come from the Norton launch and started the evening with a video on what Norton Wi-Fi Privacy was all about. » read more...



GoCatch and Vividwireless were at our May Main Meeting

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Ned Moorefield, co-founder and CEO of GoCatch, an Australian ride share company to rival Uber and Claude Brown from Vividwireless a very unique ISP.» read more...

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Intel came to the April Main Meeting

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Intel Logo Graham Tucker, Technical Manager, Intel Australia and New Zealand was on stage to discuss Intel’s chip technology and its future directions.
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Samsung, VR, iPad Pro and ULED TVs at the March Main Meeting

Tonight Alex was back and gave us a great rundown on some of the newest innovations in electronics.

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Microsoft showcases Windows 10 at February Main Meeting

Jaron Cohen
Microsoft logo Jaron Cohen,Microsofts Commercial Windows 10 Expert was on stage and started the conversation by describing the concepts behind Windows 10, what Microsoft is trying to achieve and how Windows 10 is situated in the market.
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Norton Security Premium presented at our November Main Meeting

Mark Shaw, Security Expert at Symantec gave us an overview of the evolving worldwide security threat landscape.
Mark then highlighted the key features and benefits plus the 100% promise of their latest security solution – Norton Security Premium.  » read more...

Following Symantic's presentation, members were invited to begin the festive season by socialising and enjoying some drinks & nibblies with good friends. This was our final Main Meeting for 2015.

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