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.

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What’s a Link, and How do I Share it?

What’s a Link, and How do I Share it?

Wherever you see text in a different color, and usually underlined, it means you can click and be taken to another place. You click on them all the time, but how do you make them? It can be done on web pages, emails, text messages, and Facebook posts. Just about anywhere you can type text, [Click for the rest …]

Member Spotlight: David Cross

Member Spotlight: David Cross

Editor’s note: our members are an interesting group! We think you should meet some of them. Thanks to our first member, Gail West, for doing the interviews and the writing. David Cross is the definition of a “travelling man.” He has logged over half-a-million miles on a motorcycle, 123,000 miles in his RVs, 137,000 miles [Click for the rest …]

How to Take Panorama Pictures with your Smartphone

How to Take Panorama Pictures with your Smartphone

Trinidad de Cuba, Photo by Jim Guld with a Nexus 6 Android phone. Lake Santa Fe, Florida: Photo by Chris Guld with an iPhone 7+ When you travel, you get so many opportunities for beautiful photos, and, if you have a smartphone you have one of the best cameras ever made. Taking panoramas, like the [Click for the rest …]

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 …]

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