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Tico Byte for November, 2015

Hello, PC Club members,

The PC Club meeting will be on the 3rd Saturday, November 21st 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. Ken will welcome guests and new members.

    2. Ken's Treasurer's report:  $2551 in the treasury with 21 paid memberships for 2016. Members can log in and view the details under “Club Business - Financials” on the club website. Budget projection: $2551+$600-$900-$300=$1951

    3. Ken will introduce the 2016 Membership drive thru Jan 16. $30 or ₡16,200.
    4. Ken will announce that we have 3 copies of Lenny's book, Dining in Costa Rica's Central Valley, left for ₡2,500 each.

    5. Paula will give a progress report on the Christmas party, scheduled for Dec 5th at Joan & Lenny's from 11 AM to 2 PM, and ask for a volunteer to take party photos.

    6. Chuck will ask if there is 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. Ken will talk about the Norton ID Safe cell phone app.

    2. John will ask about the installation of Mac OS X - El Capitan.

    3. Chuck will explain internet trackers, aggregators, beacons, and cookies.

    4. Bill will show off his new Fitbit, a wearable device that tracks exercise.

    5. Dick will dig a little deeper into Windows 10 Privacy Options. (20 min)

    6. Helen will ask for future topics and presenters.

    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)

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

'Hope to see you at the meeting,

Dick Sandlin


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