January 20, 2013


Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas 

Attendance: 13 members and 7 guests.

  New Members: None

  Renewals: 3

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sam Giglio

Speaker Presentation: Apps for SmartPhones and Tablets

1:30 pm: Dr.Sams Q&A Session: Topics discussed;


Windows 8

Media Center for Windows 8

Microsoft Office 2013



CCleaner & SlimCleaner

At 2:30 pm: Guest Speaker Presentation: Apps for Smartphones and Tablets.

Dr. Sam continued with his presentation of useful apps for phones and tablets.

He displayed his laptop with Mountain Lion and Windows 7 on the same computer.

He showed us techsupportalert.com (Gizmos) with 9 superb free apps for Android

devices including Barcode Scanner, Kingsoft Office, Avast! Mobil Security and 1Top


Dr. Sam also discussed Play Store, App Store, makeuseof.com (Best of APPS),

crackle.com, hulu.com, and brother-usa.com.

There was also a discussion on Splashtop.


3:35 pm: Announcements were made by our President:

Membership renewals and additions are needed.

Next month: Staff Elections

Presentation by Ira Wilsker on Cyber Crime

March: Presentation by Computer Shak on Touch Screens


3:45 pm: Drawing for door prizes was held by treasurer. Winners were:

Bobby Ford: Female HDMI to Male DVI adapter donated by GTPCC

Angela Walker: 24/3 LED donated by GTPCC

Jerry Wilkerson: 10” Tablet Holder/Cover donated by Computer Dimensions

Samuel Antoine: Healthy Recipes cook book donated by Barnes and Noble

John Ruisch: Christmas Bear Donated by Barnes and Noble

4:00pm: Meeting Adjourned. 

Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary