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Next Meetings

(all on 3rd Saturdays)

  • September 21,  2019
  • October 19, 2019
  • November 16, 2019
  • December 21, 2019

Here’s what we will be doing at the September 21st meeting:

(Special Interest Groups)

Home Automation

8:00 – 9:00

Home Automation and Home Theater come in an endless range of capabilities, complexity, and price. Come join us as we cover this new and exciting area. Home automation covers everything from setting your thermostat to having your refrigerator order milk. Join us!


8:00 – 10:00

In the first hour (starting at 8:00 am) we cover topics and demonstrations that come up in informal discussion.

At 9 am, general Q&A session – bring your questions!!

Making Money Online

8:00 – 9:00

Topic to be announced later


9:00 – 10:00

Ergonomics: You, Your Computer, Tablet and Smartphone” presented by guest speaker Judy Taylour

With technology, are we practicing good ergonomics? Or are w stressing our bodies without realizing it?

See the Next Meeting Announcement, page 2, for more details on this presentation

Windows Tips & Tricks

10:00 – 11:00

If you have a “troubled” system, contact Chuck or Gil for a possible “Live, No Net” troubleshooting session in front of the group.

Microsoft Office Suite

9:00 – 10:00

Excel. Frank Tubbs will be returning with exciting topics on Excel. Q&A always an option.


10:00 – 12:00

Chris Morgan will delve into some details about creating articles for each of our SIG-specific blog pages. He’ll also get into some more options on creating content on the NTPCUG home page.

The Divi WordPress theme – is a full-featured web design ‘theme’ and page builder that doesn’t rely on knowing HTML or CSS. It will be the new look for our NTPCUG website.

WordPress II Presentation Notes


11:00 – 12:00

Windows Inside/Out

12:30 – 1:30

  • Laptop buying guide – new or refurb? What to look for when shopping
  • Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 7
  • Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts – new ones in Windows 10 version 1903

Wireless Communication

12:30 – 1:30

We will be talking about IPv6 in our September SIG meeting.