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Meeting Agenda For May 2015

May 5 - How Smart is Your Phone?

Smart PhonesWhen talking about programs and such in our computers, it has always been said that most often only about 15% of the content is being taken advantage of by users. Does that apply to all the new mobile devices as well? I suspect it does.

Those who attend our Mobile Devices SIG are probably among those who have learned more than most about what is available with their smart phone, tablet, etc. For this meeting, our own Jeff Marcus is going to show us how he has upped his percentage of usage to his personal advantage. I expect him to help me do the same, even though I don’t have the exact same phone. I believe pretty much all the devices available to us have a great similarity in what they are capable of doing.

These days every one has at least one device with a screen (not including desktop or laptop computers). That means that there will be at least one tip, app, or hint that we will leave with and be very glad we didn’t miss the opportunity to find out about it. Come see if it will be the same for you.

By the way, questions will be welcomed!

May 12 - Dining with TUGNET

It's always more enjoyable to dine with friends!

Here is your next opportunity to join your TUGNET friends and dine with a percentage of the total checks we generate coming back to our treasury. This has to be easiest way for you to help in our fund-raising efforts!

Come to the Sizzler and take advantage of their “Bash for Cash” located at Van Nuys & Sherman Way (7131 Van Nuys Blvd. - 818-781-4014), Van Nuys, where you will find us enjoying each other while dining on the Sizzler’s menu. Their selection is such that there will be something for anyone’s taste, including special dishes for seniors. They are well-known for their steaks but there are also plenty of chicken, pasta and seafood choices along with the extensive salad bar.

This time the offer is valid during the 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. dining time.

May 19 - Wolverine

This is a familiar name to many, if not most, of our membership. We are welcoming Matt Mardini back to show us not only the familiar but the new digital image converters and a number of new products which he says are arriving in April. These products are PC and MAC Compatible (Plug-and-Play no drivers or software required) which means no matter what type of device you have, these can be used to great advantage.

Wolverine Data products are an evolution from TIC Computer, Inc. - a company that has been in the computer and consumer electronic business since 1985. Matt has been a good friend to user groups for a long time and always offers special discounts for those attending. By the way, he is unable to attend the Southwest Conference so this is your only chance to see him this year.

Don’t miss seeing the new product demonstrations at this meeting. I’ll bet we will hear “Wow!” more than once.

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