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January 2022 News: Streamyard, Bitcoin, Travel maps, and Google Photos book

We were home for the whole month of December. In January, we’ve booked a tour of Central America. Something different. All the planning is done for us. I still laid it out in Google My Maps so we could grasp the concept of where we’re going. We will add notes and photos to the map when we’re there.

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Jim and Chris travel the country by RV and specialize in teaching technology for travelers. Chris wrote the book on Google Photos. Google Maps is their #1 smartphone app, and they can teach you how to make your own travelog website with Blogger.

Nationally known, popular seminar presenters, Jim and Chris have been professional computer trainers since 1983.

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January 2022 News: Streamyard, Bitcoin, Travel maps, and Google Photos book
Start the new year by getting smarter about technology. This Geeks on Tour newsletter has an eclectic mix of smartphone and technology tips for you: You can Live Stream, Making Travel maps, Understanding Bitcoin, and more.
Have you thought about live-streaming? With Streamyard, it’s easier than you think.
Have you ever taught a class or spoken up at a meeting about a topic of interest? Might you want to reach a bigger audience on that topic? How would you like to have an informal group of people who talk about that topic and broadcast their discussions to anyone else who is interested …
Our travel map for 2021
I add markers to this map all year long. Now that the year is over, I can consider our travel map complete. The red line is going out, westbound. The green line is coming home. Clicking on the map will take you to the original, interactive, MyMap. Then you can click on the markers …
Jan 5, 2021: Sterling Heights Computer Club – Make custom maps with MyMaps
Sterling Heights Computer Club Topic: How do I make my own Custom Google Map? Class materials and recording of 1hr live class (via Zoom) below. Class materials Recording of the Zoom meeting
225. Podcasting and Streamyard, Interview with Keith Willard
0:00 Begin 1:44 Finding Podcasts 6:34 Hello and intro 9:57 Meet Keith Willard 16:39 Why Keith started a podcast 19:52 How he started with Streamyard and Buzzsprout for the podcast 30:30 Basic Streamyard tutorial 38:46 Conversation with Keith 48:39 Recap of Streamyard and YouTube 52:17 Review Questions 56:18 Final thoughts Everyone can view any …
Your smartphone has a setting for that … if you can find it.
All smartphones have dozens, maybe hundreds, of settings that customize the way your phone works. For example, does your phone's screen go black when you don't want it to? If you're writing an email and you take a minute to think about what you want to say, your phone thinks it's time to go …