Meeting Topics 2014-2015

Date Desktop Systems
9.10am to 10.25am
Mobile Systems
10.35am to12.00noon
Location
13 Sep Elect Club Officers and Topic Planning Fairfield Inn
11 Oct Using Your Web Browser
Optimizing Your Search
Using Different Search Engines
    -- Same search on Yahoo!, Google, & Bing
    -- Advanced searches using boolean terms
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8 Nov Defining “Smart Phone”
    -- Other Options
    -- VOIP, Pay-as-you-go, Burner Phones, etc.
    -- Internet vs. Cellular Networks
Other Options than Passwords
    -- Getting rid of your 14-character passwords
    -- Using Smart Cards (PIV) on devices
    -- Biometrics: finger prints, retina, DNA, etc.
Security
Privacy Concerns: How Safe Are You?
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13 Dec Format Changes
    -- Changing File Formats
    -- NTFS/HFS+/Fat32
    -- Saving your data between versions
    -- What do you do?
Demo of Galileo
Apple Pay and the digital wallets
Larger mobile devices
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10 Jan Sharing data when attachments don’t work
    -- Dropbox
    -- Google drive
    -- iCloud Drive
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14 Feb Audio recording and conversion
    -- Moving files to a device
Converting VHS to Digital
    -- Ripping DVD
    -- is it legal
    -- how to do it
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14 Mar The Mike & Barry Show
    -- A special Pi (π) Day episode
    -- Photos on Your Computer
    -- Importing, organizing, editing, and sharing images
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11 Apr Yosemite Mac OSX 10.10 - Possible demo
Windows 9 (?)
Wearable devices
    -- Apple Watch
Rumors: Fact or Fiction?
    -- How do you know?
    -- How do you tell?
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9 May 3D Printers - possible demo
What is on the horizon on output
    -- Screen-less display
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13 Jun Email
    -- Forwarding Messages
    -- Blind carbon copy (BCC)
    -- Read receipt
    -- etc.
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11 Jul Power conservation
    -- How to conserve your battery on
         -- Laptops
         -- Mobile devices
         -- Tablets
Connection standards: USB, Thunderbolt, Firewire
Cables
    -- USB - micro, mini, USB 2 and 3
    -- HDMI
Drives - Thumb drives, Disk, SSD
TownePlace Suites
8 Aug Cables and Drives - Continued
Cables
    -- USB - micro, mini, USB 2 and 3
    -- HDMI
Drives - Thumb drives, Disk, SSD
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12 Sep Elect Officers and Topic Planning Fairfield Inn