GTPCC MEETING MINUTES
November 17, 2013
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.
New Members: : None
Renewals: Joe Mikesic
Guest Speaker: Ira Wilsker
Speaker Presentation: New Freeware and Deal Sites
At 1:30 pm: Dr.Sams Q&A Session. Topics discussed:
Windows 8 quick tips
Windows XP and Windows 7 Microsoft support
Smart phone security suites
Guarding privacy with cameras on computers
2:30 pm: Our guest speaker, Ira Wilsker, spoke to us on how to shop for deals and how to shop safely. He showed us several websites including:
www.dailysteals.com – daily deals with free phone app and daily newsletter
www.dealnews.com – best deals each and every day
www.bradsdeals.com – once-a-day email and coupon search
www.retailmenot.com - coupon codes
www.deals.ebay.com – daily deals with no bidding and free shipping
www.amazon.com - Today’s Deals, Amazon Prime
www.shoprunner.com - free shipping for American Express card holders
Ira emphasized https is necessary in a website address for safety when shopping online and also informed us of secure transaction cards offered free by major credit card companies with one-time-use card numbers capping at money limits that you set.
4:15 pm: Door prize drawing held by Jerry McDaniel. See "Door Prizes" page for door prize winners and donors.
4:25: Meeting Adjourned