Learning Library ‘Show-Me-How’

 

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On this page are categories of our Geeks on Tour ‘Show Me How’ Videos.  All videos are displayed in a link.  You can click on any video listed to play just that video, then use your back button to return to the topic page.  Each video is 4 to 7 minutes.  You can also view the most recent videos.

The first videos in each topic are free for anyone – they are marked “Free.”  To watch the rest, you must be a paid member.  If you’re not a member, you can sign up now .

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PicasaManaging your Digital Photos with Picasa on your computer, and Google+ Photos online

  1. Overview of Picasa #156 Free
  2. Folder Manager #233 Free
  3. Basic Edits #261 Free
  4. Ways to Save #140 Free
  5. Google+ Auto Backup and Auto Awesome Free
  6. Short Course on Organizing your Pictures w/Picasa – 8 Videos
  7. Adding Text to Pictures #104
  8. Picasa’s 12 Effects #121
  9. More Effects 13-18 #253
  10. Resizing Pictures

More Picasa Tutorial Videos:

All 88 Videos on Picasa.

Also, be sure to subscribe to our Free Picasa Tip of the Week.


Facebook:

These video lessons will get you started on the right track with using Facebook.  Includes setting up your account, understanding security settings, and uploading pictures – even from Picasa.

All 20 Facebook VideosAll

BloggerMake your own website/blog free and easy with Blogger.com

  1. What is a Blog? Free
  2. Create a Blog in 3 Steps Free
  3. Adding Pictures from your Computer Free
  4. Adding Pictures from the Web
  5. Edit a Post
  6. Change the Date of a Post
  7. Adding Links to your Posts

All 32 Blogger Tutorial Videos


 Smartphones and Tablets:The basics of both Android and Apple devices.  Plus a few videos on ideas for traveler’s using these devices.

  1. Android Touchscreen Basics #222  (Free)
  2. iPad Touchscreen Basics #283 (Free)
  3. How to Restart Device #217 (Free)
  4. Saving Map Places with a Star #228 free
  5. Import Photos to Samsung Tablet via MicroSD Port #335 (Free)
  6. What is Airplane Mode? #218
  7. Can you Talk and be Online at the Same Time? #221
  8. How to Copy and Paste #223
  9. Demo of Google Navigation #219
  10. Mobile Hotspot with PDANet/FoxFi #226

All 33 Smartphone/Tablet Videos

PLUS: Watch our Weekly Smartphone Learning Show: What Does This Button Do?


maps Google Maps

  1. Researching Destinations #316 (Free)
  2. Directions #326 (Free)
  3. Saving Places with a Star #228 free
Internet Connections on the Road: 13 videos giving an overview of Cellular, Wi-Fi, and satellite – all three wireless methods to access the Internet while you travel.  Specifics include how to connect to a Wi-Fi signal, and how to tether to Android or iPhone cell phone for your computer’s Internet connection. For lots more technical detail see Technomadia’s Mobile Internet Resource Center.

All Internet on the Road Videos

MovieMakerMovie Maker: Learn how to take your pictures and video clips and put them together into a complete and custom movie, complete with music and narration.  *Windows only

All 9 Movie Maker Videos

icon-pstoryPhoto Story 3: Fast and easy slideshows with narration and music. A total of 10 videos – about an hour  *Windows only

All 10 Photo Story Videos

Streets &Trips: GPS Navigation and Trip Planning
A total of 14 videos – about an 1.5 hours  *Windows Only

All 14 Streets and Trips Videos


Windows Basics:  Those skills that are essential to using a computer with the Windows operating system.  Each video’s introduction tells you whether it was recorded using Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7.

All 36 Windows Basics Videos

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