Links

Click on the BLUE links below to go to the site,

Catch-Up TV

If you’ve missed your favourite TV show all commercial channels offer a catch-up service.

ABC – http://iview.abc.net.au – programmes available for 2 weeks

SBS – www.sbs.com.au/ondemand – available until the expiration date.

Channel 7 – https://au.tv.yahoo.com/plus7 – programmes from channels 7 and 7mate.

Channel 9 – www.9jumpin.com.au – programmes from channel 9 and GEM.

Channel 10 – http://tenplay.com.au – programmes from channel 10, 11 and one

Note that not all programmes are available but a large selection are.

You will need an internet connection with decent bandwidth to get the best reception and a generous download quota as they are a streaming service. A one hour TV show download size will vary according to the resolution (high definition vs full high definition for example) but a one hour TV show will take around 400MB.


The Shire Futures’ Project:

http://theshirefuturesproject.com.au/about
The Shire Futures’ Project is community focused, looking to review and improve areas like business, education, sport, welfare and the arts. The people of the Shire have a history to be proud of and the Shire Futures’ Project aims to make the present and future of the area sustainable, even prosperous. Residents of all ages will be invited to have their say through planned youth councils, peak bodies, various committees and other community engagement initiatives.


Androids for Seniors:

http://www.androids4seniors.com
A BLOG by Andy Turner of Heads Seniors Computer Club on the south coast. It is aimed at assisting seniors who use Android devices (phones and tablets) to get the best out of them.


Telstra’s Everyone Connected Program:
Available training, easy to follow self-teach videos, worksheets and other training content.


National Broadband Network:

The National Broadband Network


Broadband for Australian Seniors:

Broadband for Australian Seniors
If you wonder what is a BLOG, how to Skype, have a free email account, use voice email or simply enjoy Internet activities, we created this website for you.


Computer Information:

Snopes
The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.

Hoax-Slayer
Debunking email hoaxes and exposing Internet scams since 2003!

Scam Watch
SCAMwatch is a website run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). SCAMwatch provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association.
We are the recognised peak body for seniors and technology!

Phishing emails and their Dangers
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) website.


Useful Information:

If you are born between 1st January, 1950 and 31st December, 1959 this website is for you:
Born in the Fifties

Born in the Forties and the younger years before:
Born in the Forties


General Utilities:

Winzip: A program for unzipping compressed files

A large range of completely free software

CNET free software for Windows Downloads

More free software from FileHippo

A very wide range of programs from SnapFiles

Eraser – completely wipes off sensitive data from a hard disk

Karen’s Power Tools – a range of utilities

Burner software, every bit as good as the commercial applications

Belarc Advisor – gives you all the information about your computer. Highly recommended

CutePDF – a handy program to convert files to ‘pdf’ format

Adobe Acrobat reader for reading files in “pdf” format

Power Defrag program

Virtual Magnifying Glass to make reading easier


Internet Utilities:
Get Skype and make free video calls or instant messages to your family and friends:

Download Skype for Windows here.

Download Skype for Mac here.

Zonealarm, a free firewall program which controls what traffic can enter the computer

Check the security of your computer – highly recommended

Lavasoft Ad-Aware spyware remover

 

Page revised 24 October 2017

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