Pulborough Computer Club

2010 Calendar

We meet on the first Tuesday and third Tuesday of each month.

Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are in the Rother Hall of Pulborough Village Hall and commence at 7:30pm. The hall is available from 7pm for setting up equipment. Please click here for directions.

7:30-8:45ish Tutorial
8:45ish-9:00ish Refreshments
9:00ish-9:50 Burning questions about any topic and hopefully, answers
9:50-10:00 Clear up


Please note that the schedule can change. This web page is always accurate but a copy made months ago might not be.

2010

Tuesday
5th January
Back to basics - essential knowledge for managing a home computer. (Jim Noble)
Tuesday
19th January
Comparing web browsers - Internet Explorer 8 vs IE7 vs Firefox vs Chrome. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
2nd February
AGM and choosing meeting topics for the year.
Tuesday
16th February
Email clients, OE, Outlook, Windows mail, Thunderbird etc. - which to choose, and basic lesson. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
2nd March
Personal Technologies - a look at what's here, what's coming and how accurate last year's predictions were. (Ian Greenslade of the Village Computer Club)
Tuesday
16th March
A look at peripherals such as keyboards, mice, scanners, printers etc. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
6th April
Safe surfing - looking at password security, phishing and maintaining privacy. (Jim Noble)
Tuesday
20th April
Music - acquisition, playback, management and storage. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
4th May
Social networking - Facebook, twitter, YouTube (Stuart Crump)
Tuesday
18th May
Windows 7 guide. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
1st June
Website mechanics - domain names, hosting, HTML and FTP. (Jim Noble)
Tuesday
15th June
Basic restoration of old or damaged photos. (Richard Profit)
Tuesday
6th July
Back to basics - essential knowledge for managing a home computer. (Jim Noble)
Tuesday
20th July
We Like Free! - A brief look at a mixed bag of free programs available from the Net. (Lesley Cutting)
Tuesday
3rd August
MS Office 2010. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
17th August
Laptop evening. Bring yours along and we'll hook it up to the net, swap ideas and maybe fix problems. (All)
Tuesday
7th September
Keeping your data available and current. Synchronisation software and its interaction with the cloud. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
21st September
Buying on the web - Price comparison sites - eBay. (Bill Cutting)
Tuesday
5th October
Recording online audio. (Jim Noble)
Tuesday
19th October
Tonight is our 10th birthday; our inaugural meeting was on 18th October 2000 big grin.
Computer security, backup and keeping up to date - AV, Acronis and Secunia. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
2nd November
Content Management Systems - An easy way to build and maintain websites. (Brian Webb)
Tuesday
16th November
How to use search engines productively. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
7th December
Caring for and sharing digital photos - followed by mince pies and maybe more big grin. (Stuart Crump)

2011

Tuesday
4th January
Free stuff from MS. (Dean Smith)
Tuesday
18th January
Genealogy - using your computer and online resources to reveal your history. (Rodger Hunt and Bill Cutting)
Tuesday
1st February
AGM and choosing meeting topics for the year.
Tuesday
15th February
Basic spreadsheets using MS Excel 2007. (Stuart Crump)
Tuesday
1st March
Personal Technologies - a look at what's here, what's coming and how accurate last year's predictions were. (Ian Greenslade of the Village Computer Club)
Tuesday
15th March
Installing Windows from scratch. (Stuart Crump)