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What’s up with Jim and Chris – the Geeks
During April we went scuba diving in the Maldives
As you can see from the photo above, that’s a Manta Ray! (and that’s Jim with the white fins holding up a GoPro camera) Diving with them was quite an experience, see Jim’s video here.
For May we’ll be in Italy
These are our plans for next month. We hope to do one of our “What Does This Button Do?” shows on May 15. Stay tuned, and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel so you’ll be notified. We may also do some impromptu live-streaming just to show you where we are!
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Did you know that your Samsung phone can be a wireless charger for other devices?
How to be a hero! If you’re out and about with a friend and their phone is almost out of power, you can turn your Samsung phone into a wireless charger and save the day. This article will show you how.
Google Photos now has the movie-maker tool available in the web version
Making movies with Google Photos is so quick and easy, you will amaze your friends. It used to be only available on mobile, now you can use your computer to create these quick movies. This article will tell you how.
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 that gives me all the information I need to know at a glance! This article will tell you how.
That’s us – 15 years ago, when Geeks on Tour was brand new. We’re celebrating GeeksOnTour.com’s 15 year anniversary all year. And, here’s a tutorial video from 2007. It certainly looks dated because it’s using Windows XP, but the concepts it teaches are still valid. If you’re not clear on how to use Cut, Copy, Paste, and Undo on a windows computer, check it out! Or if you just want to remember what XP looked like …
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Chris Guld is President and Teacher-in-Chief at GeeksOnTour.com. She's been teaching technology since 1983 and still loves it! People appreciate her simple yet complete teaching style. Chris is a scuba diver, RVer, and world traveler. She takes a LOT of photos and uses Google Photos to manage over 100,000 of them from her life. Google recognizes her as a Diamond level Product Expert for Google Photos, she's written a book on it and loves teaching others how to manage their lifetime of photos with Google Photos.