Issue with Photo Albums in Windows Live Mail

This is an important Technical Update for members using Windows Live Mail (on any Operating System – Win 7, 8.1 or 10).

If you attach more than one photograph to a Windows Live Mail email it automatically puts them into a Photo Album on OneDrive and sends a link to the email recipients.

Recently this mechanism has stopped working and the email gets stuck in the Outbox blocking up everything! Continue reading

Newsletter – July 2016

AGM

The AGM was held on the 20th July with a good attendance of 32 members. The guest speaker Mr. John McBeth gave a very informative speech about instances in his life of broadcasting radio and television dating back to the early 1980s through to the present time. This covered Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Rugby and Americas Cup Yachting. At present he’s getting himself ready to cover the Rio Olympics.

Elected at the meeting were your 2016/17 committee:

Chairman – Brian Milne,                          Vice Chairperson – Teresa Urutia,

Treasurer – David Salter,                          Secretary – Jim Heron,

Committee – Ian McLuckie, Kuini Woolcock, Pat Stephens, Peter Bunkall, Peter Jones, Peter Thomson, Shona Spicer, Sue Connor, Veronica Kemp.

Imm. Past Chairman – Barry Bailey.

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This is Your Final Warning….

Crying Man CartoonOK…OK, I admit that nothing terminal is going to happen to your computer (or you!) if you don’t upgrade to Windows 10 but one thing’s for sure, if you don’t accept the free upgrade before 29 July 2016, you will have to pay Microsoft at least $US109 for the privilege when you finally realise the world’s leaving you behind!

Of course, if you’re planning on replacing your old clunker laptop/desktop in the very near future (ie this year!), upgrading to Win 10 is a bit of waste of time but for everyone else….
T I M E   I S   R U N N I N G   O U T ! ! !

I came across an excellent summary of facts (with a little positive spin thrown in for good measure) on the internet recently and I want to share it with you.

Here are my Top 10 reasons why you should upgrade to Windows 10 right nowContinue reading

3rd wave of computing

Curious catThey say that curiousity killed the cat, perhaps the cat was getting too close to Gareth Morgan, yet without curiousity we should never have learned anything. Ongoing learning makes us better able to cope with and solve everyday problems as well as being able to use such technology as we find enjoyable.

We are now in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution and you, dear reader, is surrounded by digital technology which together with the Internet of Things [IoT] will transform our world like never seen before.

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