June 17, 2012

Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in the

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


Guest Speaker: Dr, Sam Giglio and Jerry McDaniel of GTPCC

Speaker Presentation: Google TV: Logitech Revue Demo

Attendance: 15 members and 6 guests.

0 New Members:

1 Renewal


At 1:30 Dr. Sam's Q&A; Subjects discussed:

Scanning photo negatives / slides to digital options

McAfee virus protection

Anti-virus cloud programs

Free virus protection programs vs. the paid version

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus

Webroot and running your computer in Safe mode

Forwarding emails

Super Anti-Spyware lifetime version

Advantages of dual layered discs

App for cleaning your smart phone


At 2:30 Main Presentation: Google TV- Logitech Revue by Dr. Sam Giglio and Jerry McDaniel

Another method to use your TV as a computer starting at about $100.

Your TV must have HDMI hookup

Purchase includes box to connect to TV and wireless keyboard

Compatible with DVR's

Picture-in-picture feature

Keyboard faster than TV remote and can be used room-to-room

Able to run apps

Has built-in utilities


At 3:25 Door Prize drawing held by Jerry McDaniel. Door prize winners:

Stuart Griggs: Stereo Headset donated by Zydeco Technologies

Bobby Ford: Micro 3D Wireless Mouse donated by GTPC

Pat Williams: 27 LED Work light/Flash light Donated by GTPCC

Mike Lagaza: World’s Greatest Party Game Donated by Barnes and Noble

John Ruisch: Incipio Remote and Card Reader donated by Computer Dimensions


At 3:45 Announcements:

Upcoming presentations:

Next month: Facetime & 4G iphones by Jennifer Benton with Computer Dimensions

August & December: Q & A meetings

September: Digital Photography by Doug Hargraves with Barnes & Nobles

October: Shopping Online with Ira Wilsker

November: Open

Bulletin Board and Freebies & Bargains on GTPCC website

Tool Wiz


At 4:00 Meeting Adjourned.


Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary