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Next Meeting – June 28th

APCUG – 2016 Conference Registration is Open

2016 APCUG International Technology Conference
October 21, 22 & 23, 2016
Palace Station Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas
BE EDUCATED, ENTHUSED AND ENTERTAINED!

The conference is where you can learn more about technology from the excellent speakers, make contacts, share your thoughts and go home with information for your tech club. And, don’t forget the food – it’s great.

Join us for our 2016 Tech Conference and learn about the ever-changing world of technology. Whether you are using a Windows-based or Linux computer, a Chromebook, Android or Apple device, this is the conference for you.

You will have the opportunity to attend presentations on a smorgasbord of social media sites, iDevices, Android devices, Windows 10, Linux is like cars, the Internet of Things…..

Your $85 Early Bird registration fee covers:

·  Conference kick-off presentations

·  Welcome swag bag with sponsor items, various discounts and special pricing order forms

·  Lunch and dinner on Saturday

·  Lunch on Sunday

·  Your choice of 20+ presentations

·  Door Prizes

·  Networking with other tech club officers and members

·  Up close-and-personal time with sponsors at the Saturday night Expo

·  Find out what is happening with APCUG at the annual meeting on Sunday

·  2016 digital photo, newsletter & website competition certificates and prizes awarded on Sunday
REGISTER AT: 2016APCUGConf.eventbrite.com
IMPORTANT DATES

·  $85 Early Bird registration fee ends October 4

·  $100 registration fee October 5 – October 20

·  $125 on-site registration

·  Palace Hotel Conference rate ends October 4, 2016
HOTEL INFORMATION

Palace Station Hotel & Casino, 2411 W. Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102

·  Call 800 634 3101 to make your reservations

·  Conference rate code: PCIAPCG

·  Please let them know if you need an ADA-accessible room

·  Courtyard Rooms: 10/18–10/20 $29.99; 10/21-22 $54.99; 10/23 & 10/24 $29.99

·  Tower Rooms: 10/18-10/20 $49.99; 10/21-22 $89.99; 10/23 & 10/24 $49.99

A Hotel Service Fee of $9.99 per night will be applied to each guest room which includes daily newspaper, admission to the exercise facility, and shuttle service to and from the Strip and McCarran International Airport on a set schedule. All rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access.
REGISTER AT: 2016APCUGConf.eventbrite.com
IMPORTANT DATES

$85 Early Bird registration fee ends October 4
$100 registration fee October 5 – October 20
$125 on-site registration
Palace Hotel Conference rate ends October 4, 2016
HOTEL INFORMATION

Palace Station Hotel & Casino, 2411 W. Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Call 800 634 3101 to make your reservations
Conference rate code: PCIAPCG
Please let them know if you need an ADA-accessible room
Courtyard Rooms: 10/18–10/20 $29.99; 10/21-22 $54.99; 10/23 & 10/24 $29.99
Tower Rooms: 10/18-10/20 $49.99; 10/21-22 $89.99; 10/23 & 10/24 $49.99
A Hotel Service Fee of $9.99 per night will be applied to each guest room which includes daily newspaper, admission to the exercise facility, and shuttle service to and from the Strip and McCarran International Airport on a set schedule. All rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access.

Interesting Internet Finds

Interesting Internet Finds – April

Steve Costello, President/Editor, Boca Raton Computer Society

editor@brcs.org

http://ctublog.sefcug.com/

 

In the course of going through the more than 300 RSS feeds, I often run across things that I think might be of interest to other user group members.

 

The following are some items I found interesting during the month of March 2016.

 

How to Use Google Maps Offline (Without Internet) on Android and iOS

How to Use Google Maps Offline (Without Internet) on Android and iOS

 

I have been using Google Maps on my android, but sometimes end up without internet. This post shows how to prepare for those times.

 

How to Make YouTube Videos Loop Continuously

How to Make YouTube Videos Loop Continuously

 

If you need to continuously loop a YouTube video, like maybe before a meeting, check out this post from Online Tech Tips to learn how.

 

How to Choose a USB Wi-Fi Adapter for Your Laptop

How to Choose a USB Wi-Fi Adapter for Your Laptop

 

Is your laptop Wi-Fi broken, or not capable of your new routers’ 802.11ac speed? This HowToGeek will help you find a USB adapter that will solve the problem without hefty repair fees.

 

How to fix the dreaded Google Cloud printer offline issue

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-fix-the-dreaded-google-cloud-printer-offline-issue/

 

Do you use Google Cloud Print? If so sooner or later you are going to have a printer go offline. This TechRepublic post has the solution. (Note: This has worked for me.)

 

A True Story of a Computer Scam and How to Avoid It Happening to You

A True Story of a Computer Scam and How to Avoid It Happening to You