Midlands User Group delves into shared files – 16th November

The Midlands User Group (MUG) looked at the various means of accessing network connections wirelessly at their September meeting, and had intended to move neatly from that onto the subject of sharing data and files with other computers, even other platforms. However, limited time meant the meeting only covered the connectivity options, and didn’t touch on file sharing at all – so that has been settled on as a topic in its own right for the next meeting, which will take place on Saturday, 16th November.

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News nybble: Midlands User Group hardware workshop – 16th March

The next Midlands User Group meeting, which will take place at 2:00pm on Saturday, 16th March, will be a hardware repair workshop, featuring practical demonstrations from some members, as well as hints and tips for dealing with general hardware issues. There is a small entrance fee to cover costs, and refreshments will be available – and the venue to head for is: The Methodist Church Hall,Greenhill,Blackwell,Bromsgrove,B60 1BL. Please note: This will probably be the last meeting at that venue – so keep an eye out for news of a new…

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AMCOG Games to visit users in the Midlands this Saturday

The Midlands User Group (MUG) will next meet on Saturday, 17th November, and their guest speaker will be Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games. Tony only became a RISC OS user a few years ago, released his first game for the platform in 2015. Since then he has built up quite a catalogue of titles, covering several different genres, with the latest addition being a top-down racing game called Stunt Drivers.

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Midlands User Group’s September meeting cancelled

The next meeting of the Midlands User Group, which was originally planned for Saturday, 15th September, has had to be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The group usually meets on the third Saturday of every ‘odd’ month, so the next scheduled meeting is Saturday, 17th November. Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games is expected to appear as the guest speaker for the November meeting, subject to confirmation closer to the date – so keep your eye out for an announcement as that date draws near.

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News nybble: Ident Computer returns to the Midlands, 19th May

The Midlands User Group will be holding its next meeting on Saturday, 19th May – tomorrow – and the guest speaker will be Tom Williamson of Ident Computer, with a talk covering the company’s recent developments, such as the Ident CE, the new arrangement with RISCOSbits acting as a supplier, and 3D printing. If you wish to attend, the meeting will take place from 2:00pm at The Methodist Church Hall, Greenhill, Blackwell, Bromsgrove, B60 1BL, and there is a small charge to cover the costs of the hall and refreshments.

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