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TicoByte for February, 2015

Howdy there, PC Club members,

The PC Club meeting will be on the 3rd Saturday, February 21st this month, at the Pan American School in Belen  starting at 9 AM. We will have coffee, snacks, and conversation available, as usual, at 8:30.  Bring your favorite computer-related thing that you have questions about or would like to share with the group.

  1. Ken's Treasurer's report:  $2023 in the treasury with 39 paid members. (Potentially 2 more)

  2. The microphone will make its way around the room, as always, to hear your news and questions.

  3. Topics of interest

    1. Dick will bring us up to date on Build 9926 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, especially on it's voice recognition (Cortana) implementation.

    2. Chuck will explain the finer points of Amazon purchasing in CR.

    3. After a cost-benefit analysis, the idea of streaming the meeting has been dropped. The Meeting Notes on the website will still be available with a summary of what happened at the meeting, however.

    4. Bill will discuss ASUS tablet reliability issues and the OTG USB adapter.

    5. Chuck will talk about Yuplon.

    6. John will tell us about online notices on property in the Registro.

    7. Ongoing, how to stream TV Over Internet (TVOI) in Costa Rica

      1. Sling Box
      2. Apple TV
      3. Rabbit TV
      4. USTvNow
      5. Chromecast
      6. Roku TV
      7. Amazon Fire TV
      8. Cuevana Storm
      9. Netflix
      10. Sling TV (Dish Network), Sling TV review


     
  4. Future topics: Tell us what you want to know about.

  5. Here are some highlights in the Web News recently:
     

'See you at the meeting,

Dick Sandlin

 

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