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Tico Byte for September, 2015

Hi there, PC Club members,

It's that time again. The PC Club meeting will be on the 3rd Saturday, September 19th this month, at the Pan American School in Belen  starting at 9 AM. Coffee, snacks, and conversation will be available, as always, at 8:30.  Bring anything computer-related that you have questions about or would like to share with the group.

  1. Chuck will open the meeting and preside over club business.
    1. Jim will welcome guests and new members.

    2. Jim is seeking volunteers for an outreach/recruiting committee.

    3. Ken's Treasurer's report:  $2063.74 in the treasury with 45 paid members. Members can log in and view the details under "Club Business - Financials" on the club website.

    4. Chuck will be accepting purchases of Lenny's book, Dining in Costa Rica's Central Valley, for ₡2,500 each.

    5. Chuck will announce elections for president, treasurer, and ombudsman in October and encourage nominations.

    6. Chuck will announce the Christmas party (Sat. Dec 5th) and discuss a venue for it. We need a volunteer for Party Chairman. Cyndy Vorih has generously volunteered to do the turkey again this year.

    7. Chuck will ask if there's any new club business.

  2. Chuck will moderate the microphone going around the room to hear your news and questions.

  3. Coffee break
  4. Topics of interest

    1. Helen will conduct a panel discussion with Tio & Dick about Privacy. (30 min)
      (Members can log in on the club website and follow along at "Refs & Tutorials - General Topics - Privacy & the Internet".)

    2. Chuck will offer his comments on privacy and why he's not going to Win10. (20 min)

    3. Dick will address some difficulties upgrading to Win10 with his instructions from last month. (3 min)
    4. Dick will show a 2-minute video to introduce a new MS Office app, called Office Sway, for Windows 10 & iOS.

    5. Helen will ask members for new topics and presenters.

    6. 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)

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

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

'See you at the meeting,

Dick Sandlin


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