Jul 102017

Geeks on Tour tutorial video #473.  If your photos are in Google Photos, using the same account as the Google account you use for Blogger, then it is a very simple matter to add any of those photos to your blog. This video shows you how to add your photos from Google Photos to your [Click for the rest …]

Jul 042017
July 2017 Newsletter: Smartphone Photography, Member: Bill McKibbon, Internet while Traveling

Monthly Issue #116 July, 2017 GeeksOnTour.com | Newsletter Archives | Become a Member — Geeks on Tour is member supported. This FREE newsletter is made possible by our paid (Premium) members.  Member benefits include access to over 475 tutorial videos, ‘Ask the Geeks’ Forum, Show Notes for our weekly show, “What Does This Button Do?” [Click for the rest …]

Jul 042017
I didn’t miss my DSLR camera!

In packing for our month in Europe, I reluctantly left my Canon Digital Rebel T3i behind. See our video where we talked about what we packed to take with us. I love my Canon, it takes great photos, but, so does my iPhone 7+ and the iPhone is a lot smaller! Besides, I’ve always believed [Click for the rest …]

Technology for Travelers: Geeks Teach at an RV Rally

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Oct 222016
Technology for Travelers: Geeks Teach at an RV Rally

We just spent last week at an RV rally called “Living the RV Dream Gathering.” People from all over the country who travel by RV gathered here to learn, make friends, and have fun. We presented 4 seminars and one day-long smartphone photography workshop. For RVers, we almost always start with the seminar we call [Click for the rest …]

Sep 152016
Audible Books are Great for Drive Time

Listening to books being read to you is such a great way to pass the time when you have long drives. I remember buying cassette tapes,  then CDs to listen to “books on tape” over the years. Now all you need is an App on your phone and a way to get the sound to [Click for the rest …]

GeeksOnTour.com Website Tips

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Sep 112016
GeeksOnTour.com Website Tips

We’re updating the website all the time, here are some tips on how to get to the best stuff! Find an Article All the articles you see in this newsletter, and more, are individual posts on the website. There are nearly 1,000 of these articles! Want to see them all? Just click the menu item [Click for the rest …]

Sep 102016
Adding Maps to your Blog Posts, using Screenshots

I really like the daily maps that Google makes of my whereabouts. It’s called my Timeline and it’s all done automatically as long as I have location services turned on. A few days ago, we took a cruise around Manhattan, and I think the timeline map will add a lot to my story. Don’t you [Click for the rest …]

Sep 012016
A Map of Visited States

Would you like to have your very own map of visited states?  Many travelers include this as part of their email signature, or in their blog posts or on Facebook.  It’s easy and free by going to http://epgsoft.com/.  Just choose ‘Visited States Map’ and ‘Create Map.’  You should now see the choice of Visited States, [Click for the rest …]

Jul 212016
Uber for RV Travelers?

By Chris Guld  GeeksOnTour.com Uber is the new age ride-sharing service taking the world by storm. We’ve used it a couple of times. Once when we needed a ride to the airport in Miami, and another time when we wanted to go out on the town and not worry about drinking too much to drive [Click for the rest …]

Jul 062016
Save your Blog! Get a Printable Copy

It’s important to understand a little bit about how the web works as it affects our personal websites and blogs. Although you see text, pictures, videos, and links all on the same page – behind the scenes, all the pieces can be ‘hosted’ on different servers. Everything on the web is ethereal, one pulled plug [Click for the rest …]

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