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We meet at   - Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street - check [Meetings] Monthly Calendar for times -   Visitors are always welcome

30 Mar 2020 — COVID-19 UPDATE #2: from SMSA News & Updates

Due to the unprecedented nature of the Covid-19 outbreak, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts will be temporarily closed until further notice.
Therefore, all meetings are currently suspended.

The April 2020 Main Meeting

Derek AustinBecause of the Covid-19 lock-down, this Main meeting was conducted using Zoom Video Conferencing for the first time. Alex hosted the meeting from Canberra and began with an update on a range of new and upgraded systems and devices to the sixteen members who had logged in earlier.

Alex, then introduced our special guest Derek Austin from Nuance, the company famous for creating the Dragon Dictation voice recognition software who gave a very thoughtful insight with his predictive topic entitled "PERSONAL PRODUCTIVITY 2030: WHAT’S COMING?"

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Covid-19 safeThe March 2020 Main Meeting Covid-19 safe

          This meeting was cancelled because of the Covid-19 lock-down

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The February 2020 Main Meeting

Alex presentsGalaxy Z folding phoneTonight, Alex introduced us to the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip phone as a follow up to his last month's presentation of the Motorola Razr phone.
It appears everyone is into the wide screen flip phone phenomena and the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip phone seems a worthy contender.
» Check out the full story now.

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The January 2020 Main Meeting

HTC 5G hubFor this month’s presentation Alex used the new HTC 5G Hub from Telstra that registered an impressive 576 Mbps during a speed test. We then looked at some Telstra 5G plans on offer.Razar folding phone

We had a quick look at the prices of portable SSD drives which continue to go down in price and up in capacity. Alex then passed around the new Toshiba 1TB SSD drive which is available for $159.

As Alex had just come from the press event for the launch of Motorola’s new RAZR folding phone, he was obviously quite impressed with it saying that it is the first vertical folding phone and should retail for around $2699. » See full story here.

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The November 2019 Main Meeting

Norton Livelock LogoNorton Specialist Systems Engineer Dean Williams was our special guest at the November Main Meeting. He explained why New Norton 360 is a must have, fully powered solution for your connected world and also generously provided five copies of Norton 360 for the raffle. » Follow the report here..
This was our last Main Meeting for 2019.

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The October 2019 Main Meeting

HMD LogoHMD Global the new home of Nokia paid us a visit and NOKIA Logo Mitchell Senior the National Training Manager at HMD Global presented some of Nokia's newest Android 2019 smartphones at the October Main meeting. » Full report available here..

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The September 2019 Main Meeting

Laser was our guest at the September Main meeting and demonstrated some of the best in their wide range of consumer products. » View brief report here..

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The August 2019 Main Meeting

HappyTel Services HappyTel and Acer were at our August Acer logo meeting to present their latest services and computers.
» Follow both reports...

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