August 16, 2015

Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in Community Room of Howell Furniture,

6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas


Attendance:  21 members and 8 guests.

  New Members: 0

  Renewals: 2 (Conroy Hughes, Jr.  and  John Lauve)

Guest Speaker: Damien Ferguson of Computer Shak

Speaker Presentation: All Things New With Apple Products


At 1:30 pm: Dr. Sam’s Q&A:

Dr. Sam opened meeting with Q & A.  Topics discussed:

              Email retrieval after Windows 10 installation

              Email configurations

              Email security concerns


              Land line phones

              Email retrieval on Firefox

              CCleaner on mobile devices

              Note:  Regularly check your modems for updates

 At 2:30 pm: Guest Speaker Presentation:

Our guest speaker, Damien Ferguson, with Computer Shak, gave us a presentation, “Everything Apple”,

about new Apple products.

He spoke to us about the Apple Watch, IOS9 (for mobile devices) and OS X EI Capitan

for (MacBooks).  The Apple watch will work with the iPhone 5 and up.  One of the most

impressive features of the new operating systems is the split view for full screen apps.

Damien commented on compatible utility software for Apple products and

recommended Malwarebytes and Avast. He also led a short discussion on SSDs (Solid

State Drives).

Damien is Branch Manager at Computer Shak’s Port Arthur location (at 8675 9th Ave)

and is an Apple Specialist.

He can be reached at 409-729-7425 or Shak2@computershakinc.com. 


At 3:50 pm: Door prize drawing held by Jerry McDaniel. See "Door Prizes" page for door prize winners and donors.

At 4:00 pm: Meeting Adjourned



Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary