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May 2022: Wireless charging, Google Photos Movie Maker, Booking flights on the cheapest day

In April, we took a long-postponed dive trip to the Maldives. The photo above is us diving with giant Manta Rays! This newsletter includes a variety of Tech tips, as well as links to more of our photos and videos.

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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.

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May 2022 News: Wireless charging, Google Photos Movie Maker, Booking flights on the cheapest day
  May 2022 | Issue 177  | Archives This Geeks on Tour monthly newsletter will always be free, but we also have a premium membership with perks like private Zoom meetings, eBooks, tutorial videos, and complete classes. Our premium members support us, making everything else possible. It’s $58 yearly or $68 for one year …
Google’s Travel site can tell you which days to book flights for the cheapest price.
Have you ever heard that the least expensive day to fly is Tuesday? or Thursday? or Monday? Is it true? I used to actually query for a flight reservation leaving on Monday, then change the day and run the query again. That's a lot of work. I recently discovered the calendar view on Travel.Google.com …
Did you know that your Samsung phone can be a wireless charger for your other devices?
I have an Android phone that is a Samsung S21 Ultra. I also have an iPhone SE. When we went to El Salvador in January, I went to charge my iPhone with the cable I brought for that purpose. I plugged the one end into the phone and the other into a USB slot …
Google Photos now has the movie-maker tool available in the web version
Here is an example of a quick slideshow/movie created using the movie maker tool in Google Photos: This movie was created on an Android phone. Here is a tutorial video showing exactly how it was made. Up until just recently, you could only make these movies using a mobile device – an Android phone/tablet …
Apr 27, 2022 Glendora Seniors Computer Club – Intro to Google Photos
Description From Glendora Seniors Computer Club: We also have an exciting program planned for you. We have a special guest speaker, Chris Guld of Geeks on Tour, and Chris will give us an introduction to Google Photos.  The above are the old and new icons for Google photos.  I love Google Photos and find them …
233 Cellular Phone and Data for International Travelers
Our Google Fi Cellular Phone/Data Service worked for us in the Maldives. Would yours? 0:00 Beginning 1:56 Quick Tip: use Airplane mode to improve your cell signal 6:37 Intro and scuba with Manta Rays! (Manta video here: https://youtu.be/Ayev4qZGByA) 11:47 Intro to today's program and our favorite plan – Google Fi 15:16 "Data Plan" defined, …