GENERAL MEETING

JANUARY MEETING:
Share Your Photos While Traveling

7:00 PM Tuesday
January 6th, 2014
Fort Collins Senior Center
(See Map Here)


COME TO THE MEETING AND CHECK THESE AND OTHER SPECIAL DEALS!

  • Acronis Backup Products
  • All Corel Products
  • O'Reilly Books

Enjoy these benefits of FRPCUG membership!


Monthly Meetings


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OUR NEXT MEETING

All meetings are free and open to the public

The next meeting is Tuesday, January 6th at 7:00 PM in Multi-Use Room 3 at the Fort Collins Senior Center.

Did you know that there are quite a number of ways you can share your photos almost real-time while traveling? Whether you have a camera, a smartphone, or tablet—and whether you use Facebook or not—you can keep friends and family up-to-date with your fun on the road. You don't have to wait until you get home.

Get an idea of your options at the January FRPCUG meeting.

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BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY, HEALTHY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR



Odds and Ends of Computer and Technology News—December 2014

  1. CNET
    The biggest tech turkeys of 2014
    http://www.cnet.com/news/the-biggest-tech-turkeys-of-2014/

    From Google Barges to failed "smart watches" (". . . bulky watches, disappointing battery life and clunky software") to TV services declared illegal by the Supreme Court (Aero), to more Facebook problems, to . . . well . . . you get the idea. CNET has compiled ". . . Fourteen of the year's most embarrassing blunders in technology . . . ."

  2. CNET
    Alien spotting: Eight space theories you won't believe other people believe
    http://www.cnet.com/news/alien-spotting-8-space-theories-you-wont-believe-other-people-believe/

    "2014 has been a good year for speculative alien and UFO spotting."

  3. Engadget
    Nordstrom's smart fitting room helps you find fresh outfits
    http://www.engadget.com/2014/11/27/nordstrom-smart-fitting-room/

    "The experimental technology turns mirrors into interactive displays that give you many of the shopping options you'd have if you were browsing the web. You can not only see if the store has clothing in a different size or style, but have staff bring it to you—handy if you're still half-naked."

  4. Engadget
    The CIA and Homeland Security want to delete almost all their emails
    http://www.engadget.com/2014/11/26/cia-homeland-security-emails/

    "If approved, all the correspondences of every person to ever be employed by the CIA will be flushed down the digital toilet three years after they leave."

  5. ZDNet
    Got an iPhone 6? Chances are your iPad is collecting dust
    http://www.zdnet.com/got-an-iphone-6-chances-are-your-ipad-is-collecting-dust-7000036212/

    "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners have pretty much ditched their iPads, according to . . . ."



ASK YOUR QUESTION

Our Monthly Meetings provide an open forum for questions on PC hardware and software; or anything digital, from your mobile phone to your music player. We welcome all questions, whether you are a beginner or an expert.

PAST MEETING PRESENTATIONS

Presentation material from selected past meetings is available on the Meeting Presentations page.

You will find information on such topics as eReaders, backup techniques, burning CDs and DVDs—and much more.

PAST MEETING TOPICS

You really are invited to our meetings. The meeting topics are prepared for the general public. They are NOT just for the PhD computer scientist. Would you like to know what kinds of topics are presented at our meetings? Check out this list of Past Meeting Topics.

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