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Meeting every second Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm except for July and August

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As summer vacation approaches the CPUser Group is preparing some of the best presentations of the year. Don't miss the singing Tesla Coil, flying drones and the history of computers. Over the summer don't forget to check out our website for conferences, new technology information and other events.

The CPUG Newsletter is finally finished. Click here to go to our Newsletter.

This is our first Newsletter in may years. In this newsletter you can read about how our club was started and many other articles.

CPUG Newsletter

What is happening at the next meeting:

April 9th, 2019


Main Presentation

When Electricity and Music Collide, the Tesla Coil Sings - The ”Singing Tesla Coil”, sometimes called a zeusaphone, thoramin or musical lightning, is a form of plasma speaker. It is a variation of a solid state Tesla coil that has been modified to produce musical tones by modulating its spark output. Come and hear about and see a live demo of the “Singing Tesla Coil” by fellow Tesla head and electrical engineer Geno Soroka of HackPGH. 

Other Presentations

If time permits there will be a presentation by John Korkowski  on Apple iPhone / iPad tips and tricks.

Beginners Presentation:

If time permits there will be a presentation on How to uninstall Cybereason software and install Acronis Ransomware Protection. 

Latest tip/gadget/tech news:

Come see and hear about it at the meeting.


Click here for up and coming Conferences.

Geno Soroka 

Acronis Ransomware

What happened at the Last meeting:

March 12th, 2019


Main Presentation

Your home is your center of safety and comfort. It's unique, just like you and your family. When it comes to protecting what you value most, you want a home security system that is tailored for you.
At Vector Security®, our experts listen to your needs, assess your home, and then create the right security plan for your lifestyle and budget. Whether you live alone or have a family; whether you need a more standard approach to a home security system or one with highly-personalized options. You can rest assured knowing your home security system was intelligently designed by our security experts to meet your needs.
Come and hear as Dan Stanford, Life Safety Consultant talks about how to protect against intruders, monitored fire alarms, video and personal emergency response and more. Vector Security provides what you need so you can enjoy peace of mind in your home. And when you're on the go, manage your home security system using our convenient mobile technologies from your computer or smartphone.

Other Presentations

There was a presentation by John Korkowski  on Apple iPhone / iPad tips and tricks.

Beginners Presentation:

There was not enough time for the beginners presentation this month. 

Latest tip/gadget/tech news:

There was a video on the New HoloLens 2.

HoloLens Video 1

HoloLens Video 2

Vector Security

  Apple iPhone and iPad Tips and Tricks

 HoloLens 2

What happened at the last meeting:

February 12th, 2019


Main Presentation

The main presentation was by Bob Wing, CEO of PCPinpoint Technologies, Inc. the makers of LikeNEWPC automated computer repair software. Bob along with co-founder Harvey Lawton have numerous patents in the hard disk and software industries. Both founders bring over 75 years of computer and startup related experience. Designed for novices, LikeNEWPC automatically runs 12 different scanners and tools to thoroughly clean and repair disabled, badly infected and slow Windows computers.

Other Presentations

John Korkowski did a presentation on Apple iPhone / iPad tips and tricks.

Beginners Presentation:

There was a presentation on how to Add and Delete Profiles (user accounts) and make a MrFixIt account. 

Latest tip/gadget/tech news:

Come see and hear about it at the meeting.

  Like New PC Software

Apple iPhone and iPad Tips and Tricks

December Raffle Winner:
 Christmas Raffle Winner
The winner of the raffle for December was Karen Murphy. She walked away with a HP Laptop.

June Raffle Winner:
June 3D Printer Winner 
The winner of the raffle for June was Bill Heinrich. He walked away with a 3D Printer, colored Filament, and three Books on 3D printing.

What happened at our past meetings:


Click the button below to see what we have done at past meeting. Also, you will find Links, documents, movies, and much more from our presentations.


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What we offer:


 - Two presentations per meeting
 - Library of over 200 books
 - Hardware and software raffles
 - Increased learning
 - Technical assistance
 - Special Interest G
roup meetings
 - Free WiFi access
 - Free and open source software
 - Comradery and friendship
 - Free food and coffee

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 CPUG Meeting

Click below for photos from our past meetings:


Click the button below to see our photo Gallery. This is where we show pictures of our meetings and members can post their own photos.


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CPUser Group SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting:


 Join our club so you can come to our SIG (Special Interest Group) meetings. Our SIG meetings are held the first Tuesday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm every month except for July and August.

These meetings have topics like:

*Digital Photography
*All Things Apple
*Advanced Hardware and Programming
*Operating Systems help


Click here for more information on our SIG meetings


Click below to find out how to join our club:


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Mike and Jon had the privilege of being interviewed on Saturday Light Brigade Radio while attending the Maker Faire event. Click on the picture to the right or the link below to listen to our interview.

- Jon and Mike's interview

- SLB Radio show website