Learn with Geeks on Tour!

 

 

Jim and Chris Guld are Geeks on Tour, and they like to learn. They’ll teach you about using your technology for fun stuff like photos, maps, and blogs. Technology that is especially useful for travelers, but for anyone who likes smartphones, photos, and maps! If this is your first time here, we suggest browsing:

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 Google Photos for effortlessly keeping 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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LearnGooglePhotos.com

Do you love seeing your memories in pictures? We think using Google Photos online, and Google’s Picasa software on your computer are by far the easiest way to enjoy your lifetime of photos. There is so much to learn about them that we have a special site LearnGooglePhotos.com offers articles almost every week on tips and tricks for using Google Photos and Picasa.

Geek News and Articles
I Just Deleted 5,840 Emails and I’m Thrilled!

I Just Deleted 5,840 Emails and I’m Thrilled!

Caveat: Email systems are very personal! My system may not be appropriate for you. Read thru this article as an example of what can be done, not a set of rules to follow. I use Gmail as my universal inbox. ALL my mail is collected there. Gmail automatically sorts my mail into 3 categories: Primary, [Click for the rest …]

Google’s Blogger is Alive and Well

Google’s Blogger is Alive and Well

I’ve been using Google’s Blogger.com to create and maintain my personal blog since April of 2003. This past year I started 2 new blogs/websites: LearnGooglePhotos.com, and TheButtonShow.com. I used Blogger.com for both of them as well. Am I Crazy? Blogger.com is a free service from Google, aren’t I afraid that it will disappear someday? While [Click for the rest …]

How to Capture a Frame of an iPhone Live Photo

How to Capture a Frame of an iPhone Live Photo

Question from Mary: Sometimes when I take a photograph with my iPhone 7, the snapshot moves briefly when I view it. Why?Sometimes this exceedingly brief “video” has an image I would like to save and print at the beginning and not at the end of the movement. Specifically dolphins leaping from the water. Is there [Click for the rest …]

Geeks’ Lesson Plans for your Computer Club

Geeks’ Lesson Plans for your Computer Club

Lately we’ve had a lot of requests from Computer Clubs and Senior Centers to use our Geeks on Tour materials – videos, show notes, articles, handouts – for learning during their meetings. YES, YES, YES! For years we’ve encouraged computer clubs to use our videos during their club meetings and classes. That way, the club [Click for the rest …]

Member Spotlight: Bill Osborne

Member Spotlight: Bill Osborne

By Gail West Bill Osborne is a native Virginian and a man of many interests and talents.  After graduating Chowan College and attending the University of Richmond, he joined the U.S. Army. He was an instructor in the Army finance school at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis. After a year tour in Viet Nam, his [Click for the rest …]

Android, or Apple iOS, the Best Smartphone?

Android, or Apple iOS, the Best Smartphone?

After using an iPhone 7 Plus as my primary phone for the last few months, and Android phones for the last few years, I want to give my opinion as to which is better. I Love My iPhone I could not give up my iPhone now, if only because of the camera’s “Portrait” feature. Using [Click for the rest …]

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