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Chris and Jim are Geeks on Tour

Jim and Chris Guld are Geeks on Tour. We tour the country in a motorhome and present technology seminars to other travelers along the way. We are Geeks who Teach and we love technology that enhances our lives. Like the free software Picasa for managing the thousands of pictures we take, or Google Maps on our smart phones that we use to navigate, or Blogger, the free site we use to keep our personal travel blog. You can learn how to do all this by watching our Tutorial Videos.

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PicasaGeeks.com

We’ve had so much fun travelling and taking pictures of the many scenic sites along the way that we have become experts in using the photo archiving and manipulating software — Picasa. Picasa is free software which you can download from Google and we love it. Our site www.picasageeks.com offers articles almost every week on tips and tricks for using Picasa.

 

Geek News and Articles
Every Traveler Needs a Good Weather App, or 2!

Every Traveler Needs a Good Weather App, or 2!

When traveling by RV, you need to know the weather to decide: When to stop driving for the day – if rainstorms are coming Whether to cook out, or go out! Whether to plan a week, or just overnight at a given location When to start looking for a storm shelter! This is a great [Click for the rest …]

Facebook Newsfeed: Most Recent vs. Top Stories

Facebook Newsfeed: Most Recent vs. Top Stories

Did you know that you’re not seeing everything you’ve asked for in Facebook? And, you are seeing some promotional posts that you didn’t ask for. You can get inundated if you saw everything, so Facebook watches what you click on and what you “like.” From that information they decide what are the Top Stories for [Click for the rest …]

Test Your Smartphone Smarts #5

Test Your Smartphone Smarts #5

Here is the fifth in our series of Review Questions from our “What Does This Button Do?” show.  These can’t be graded, but if you want to see the discussion of our answers to these questions, you can click the link provided. The link will take you to the time in the specific episode where [Click for the rest …]

Test your Smartphone Smarts #4

Test your Smartphone Smarts #4

Here is the fourth in our series of Review Questions from our “What Does This Button Do?” show.  These can’t be graded, but if you want to see the discussion of our answers to these questions, you can click the link provided. The link will take you to the time in the specific episode where [Click for the rest …]

Track your data usage

Track your data usage

So many people ask us, “Why am I using so much data on my phone?”   The built in data usage tools just don’t give me enough detailed information.  I looked for an app and found My Data Manager.I wanted to know exactly how much data was used by watching a 45 minute YouTube video. [Click for the rest …]

Navigate with GPS by Taking a Picture!

Navigate with GPS by Taking a Picture!

That’s right! Take a picture of a place you need to return to. Take that picture with a smartphone that has the GPS tagging feature turned on. Now, when you need to return, you can view the picture, see the GPS location and navigate back. Pretty slick.  Here’s the details: I used a Samsung Galaxy [Click for the rest …]

Recent Tutorial Videos

#82 YouTube on Mobile Devices–What Does This Button Do?
#81 What are Location Services? What Does This Button Do?
#80 Use a Wireless Flash Drive to Expand your Smartphone / Tablet’s Storage.  What Does This Button Do?
#79 Backing up your Smartphone.  What Does This Button Do?
#78 Social Media w/Abby Stokes.  What Does This Button Do?
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