GTPCC MEETING MINUTES
June 16, 2013
Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom, Beaumont, Texas
Attendance: 11 members and 3 guests.
No New Members: No Renewal:
Guest Speaker: Ira Wilsker of “My Computer Show”
Speaker Presentation: Great
Software for Today’s Computers.
1:30 pm: Dr. Sam opened meeting with Q & A. Topics discussed:
Samsung and Microsoft kiosks at Best Buy
Windows RT / Surface RT
Samsung vs. Apple
Mac app store & Windows store
Windows 8.1 (Will have Start Icon)
Windows 7 vs. Windows 8
Screen protectors/shields, Zagg, OtterBox
Mail app for Mac & Windows
PC mover for Windows 8
Sophos Mac antivirus
2:30 pm: Our guest speaker, Ira Wilsker, continued with presentation on great free software available for today’s computers. Ira directed us to several websites:
www.makeuseof.com Cheat sheets for Windows 8 under Cheats & Guides Layered Security to use on top of existing antivirus programs under Best of Apps/Windows Software.
www.techsupportalert.com TrustGo antivirus under Best Apps/Best Free Android Apps
www.saylor.org Free education and ebooks in pdf or docx Kingsoft Office 2013 Free s. Libre or Open Office
www.creditkarma.com Free credit check & alerts
www.squaretrade.com Discounted warranty packages
: Our president announced next month’s meeting will be Latest Technology, Computer Networks, Virtual Machines with Lauri Arnold, L.I.T. Program Director.
: Our treasurer held drawing for door prizes (See “ Door Prizes” page for winners).
: Meeting Adjourned