GTPCC MEETING MINUTES
August 17, 2014
Todayís meeting of the GTPCC was held in
Community Room of Howell Furniture,
6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas
Attendance: 18 members and 5 guests.
New Members: 2: Vivian Emmert and John Matlain
Renewals: 1: Bob Finch
Guest Speaker: Randy Skiles
Speaker Presentation: External Hard Drives and FlashDrives
At 1:30 pm: Dr. Samís Q&A:
Dr. Sam opened meeting with Q & A. Topics discussed:
Acronis for Macs
Internet Explorer (IE) and Google Chrome browsers and settings
Latest operating systems for Mac and Windows
Windows 8 control panel
Program uninstallers (Revo, Iobit, Windows)
Importing from browsers
2:30 pm: Our guest speaker, Randy Skiles of Region 5 Education Services Center, gave a presentation on flash drives and external hard drives. He showed us pros and cons on five different options to copy and save files:
USB powered drives
External powered drives
WiFi enabled drives
NAS (network Attached Storage) drives
He also advised us on www.dealmac.com to purchase these items
3:35 pm: Door prize drawings were held by Jerry McDaniel, See "Door Prizes" page for door prize winners and donors.
3:55 pm: Our president announced our guest speaker for next monthís meeting will be John Ruisch (Tiny) from Southwest Louisiana PC Userís Group on using Android devices as computer replacements.
4:00 pm: Southwest Louisiana PC Userís Group announced they had some giveaway computer items for those who are interested.
4:10 pm: Meeting adjourned.