May 20, 2012

Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in the

Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas


Guest Speaker: Cindy Giglio of Barnes & Noble

Speaker Presentation: Tablet Computers & Remote Desktops

Attendance: 18 members and 6 guests.

0  New Members:

0  Renewals


1:30p.m.: Dr. Sam opened meeting with Questions & Answers. Topics discussed:

www.dcwg.org to detect DNS Trojan

Super Anti Spyware: new version available

Libre Office: manual update available

Portable Super Anti Spyware

Microsoft Security Essentials (as well as AVG, Avast)

Toolwiz Time Freeze

Note: Our club needs software checkers

Microsoft Silver Light

Windows 8 & Mac

New batteries

Note: XP support to end July 9, 2012

USB 3.0

eSADA drives

2:30p.m.:  Presentation:   

Main presentation by guest speaker Cindy Giglio with Barnes & Noble

Latest Nooks available: Simple Touch Reader $99

Simple Touch with Glow Light $139

Nook Color $169

Nook Tablet 8G $199

Nook Tablet 16G $249

Cindy also talked about:

Splashtop remote software (www.splashtop.com) (app: $4.99)

Note: Computer has to be on to use

Slingbox Solo (www.slingbox.com) ($179.99)

Nook Apps: prices: some free, many $.99 and more $1.99 and up)

popular examples: Words With Friends, Angry Birds, Interactive Kid Books

all and more available on Barnes & Nobles website: bn.com

eBooks: Can purchase anywhere Wi-Fi is available (www.ebooks.com)

The Missing Sync for Android (www.play.google.com)            


3:20 p.m: Treasurer Jerry McDaniel held drawing for door prizes, with winners being:

John Lauve: Water Powered Calculator donated by GTPCC

Bobby Ford: Linksys Dual Band Wireless N USB donated by GTPCC

Gilbert Saldana: “Amazing Body” for young Biologist donated by Barnes and Noble

Gwen Jones: Stationery donated by Barnes and Noble

Angela Walker: iHome Portable Music System donated by Computer Dimemsions


3:35p.m: Announcements: Upcoming programs for June.


3:45p.m: Meeting adjourned.


Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary