GTPCC MEETING MINUTES
August 19, 2012
Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas
Attendance: 19 members and 7 guests.
No New Members: 2 Renewals
1:30 pm: This month's entire meeting was a Q & A Session.
Questions &Topics discussed:
Windows 7 Libraries
Saving info from flip phones
Microsoft Press free ebooks
Office 2010 & Libre Office
Free templates for Libre Office and Office 2010
Sophos free antivirus for Mac
Windows 8 touch screen
Free books from Amazon, Barnes & Nobles, Google, archive.org
Network attach storage (NAS) devices
Refilling printer cartridges
Printing pictures with retail stores vs. at home
Splashtop Streamer remote access
USB flash drives with hard read errors
Note: Backup before upgrading
Mountain Lion for Mac
Note: Monitor deals for Verizon, TWC, AT&T that may be cost effective
Android 4.0 (Icecream sandwich)
Passport (external drive) use on Mac & PC
3:30 pm: Our treasurer held drawing for door prizes, winners were:
Billy Hardee: Verbatim DVD+R donated by Zydeco Technologies
Hans Sheridan: iPod Charger/USB Cable donated by Computer Dimensions
Billie Jean Sorrells: Jigsaw Puzzle donated by Barnes and Noble
Angel Badeaux: Mobil Head Set donated by GTPCC
Angela Walker: USB Wireless Lan Card donated by GTPCC
Gilbert Saldana: USB 4x4GB Data Traveler donated by GTPCC
3:40 pm: Announcements were made by our President
Should we have more Q&A Sessions. Let the GTPCC know what you think.
September: Digital Photography by Doug Hargraves of Barnes & Nobles
October: Shopping Online by Ira Wilsker
November: Online Banking & Online Trading by Ross Jones of MerrillLynch
December: Useful Apps for Tablets & Smart Phones by Dr. Sam Giglio
Q&A meetings every four months agreed to.
3:50 pm: Meeting was adjourned.