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Tico Byte for August, 2017

Greetings, PC Club members,

The PC Club meeting will be on August 19th this month, at the Pan American School in Belen  starting at 9 AM. That'll be this weekend. 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. Dick will open the meeting and preside over club business.

  2. Ken will welcome guests and new members

  3. Ken's Treasurer's report:  $2020.00 in the treasury with 34 paid members. Members can log in and view the details under “Club Business - Financials” on the club website.

  4. Helen will run down the list of potential topics to get an idea of which ones are the most interesting to you.

    • (Ken) An easy way to assemble a document for web publishing using PDF.

    • (Ken) Lima device revisited

    • (Ken) Translation app

    • (Sid) Google sharing all emails w US Govt. No privacy. Alternate solutions.

    • (Sid) Operating system on a memory stick.

    • (Sid) Presentation from Apple rep.

    • (Gillian) How computers are controlling us.

    • (Outlook user) How to put a web-link in an email msg using Outlook.

    • (Mac person) How to put a web-link in an email using a Mac.

    • (Yahoo user) How to put a web-link in an email using Yahoo.

    • (Bill) Smartphone topics (Travelling 'til Oct)

    • (Ken) Phone apps (e.g., WhatsApp)

  5. Dick will moderate the microphone going around the room to hear your news and questions. (Please use the microphone and say your name. That helps us identify you in the transcript later.)

  6. Break (15 min)
  7. Topics of interest

    1. (Any Member) Gizmo Talk: show off your latest gadget or app.

      • (Ken) Health app

    2. (Dick) How & why to visit the Member Forum

    3. (Dick) Comparison of Mac & Windows PCs - Part 1 [fm Sid]

    4. (Dick) How big is our universe? [fm Tom]

    5. (Dick) A few changes in the Home & Club Meetings pages

  8. Helen will ask for more potential topics and presenters: Tell us what you want to hear about.

'Hope to see you at the meeting,

Dick Sandlin

 

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