Category Archives: Classes

Jun 24 2024 7pm Eastern: Online Presenters Toastmasters: A workshop on how to create and grow a YouTube Channel

We were invited to speak about YouTube to the Online Presenters Toastmasters – click here to register as a guest. GeeksOnTour have had a YouTube channel for nearly 15 years, we currently have 13,000 subscribers and we have a lot of fun making ever more videos! We’re even making a bit of money now. We’ll tell you all about it.

The slides below were used during the presentation. Just click to move to the next slide. Links to videos are live links. This page will be available publicly for 2 weeks, then it will be for members only. Below the slides will be the YouTube recording of the live presentation.

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May 30 2024: Club Awesome Toastmasters: A workshop on how to create and grow a YouTube Channel

We were invited to speak about YouTube to the Club Awesome Toastmasters.

The slides below were used during the presentation. Just click to move to the next slide. Links to videos are live links. This page will be available publicly for 2 weeks, then it will be for members only. Below the slides is the YouTube recording of the live presentation. Note: we had a poor internet connection which affects the quality of the recording.

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Mar 15, 2024: Deerfield Beach Computer Club – Hodgepodge of Tech Tips

We have presented many times to the Deerfield Beach Computer Club – DB-CC.net. We look forward to seeing them again over Zoom. Below are the slides we used for the class and a link to the YouTube recording. This Hodgepodge covers the following tips:

  1. The setting to allow screen rotation on your phone
  2. Reboot
  3. Tips on Taking Selfies
  4. Apple Watch – Camera Remote
  5. Searching in Google Photos
  6. Save one frame from a video
  7. Google Maps – Share Location – Navigate to person
  8. Search your Google Calendar
  9. Facetime calls with Android
  10. Cloud Computing apps for free (crop image to circle)
For Members Only

Feb 26, 2024 Golden Gate Computer Society: Hodgepodge of Tech Tips for Everyone

We’ve presented at the Golden Gate Computer Society several times in the past. Initially we were there in person because we lived in our RV and traveled the country. Whenever we found ourselves in California we would stop by Marin County and visit with GGCS. This time we are in Florida, so we will be presenting using the Zoom meeting platform. Below are the slides for the presentation, and below that is our video recording from the meeting. The tips covered in this HodgePodge are:

  1. Rotate Phone Screen
  2. Google Maps, Gas Station and Diesel prices
  3. Google Maps – Share Location – Find My on iPhone
  4. Navigate to location in Google Calendar
  5. Use Wi-Fi Calling
  6. Use a phone as a web cam
  7. Make QR Codes
  8. Google Photos editing features
  9. Google Photos is not a backup
  10. Cloud Computing apps for free (crop image to circle)
For Members Only

Feb 3, 2024: Toastmasters Learning Institute, Hodgepodge of Tech Tips

Chris and Jim are very active in Toastmasters and often are found helping other Toastmasters with Technical topics, especially now that many Toastmaster meetings are held over Zoom. This presentation is a workshop within the District 47 TLI on Feb 3. The slides used for the class and the YouTube recording of the presentation are below.

Tips covered in this HodgePodge:

  1. Smartphone and Photo Tips:
    Emergency Contact on phone
  2. Speed Dial widgets
  3. Scan QR Codes
  4. Create QR Codes
  5. Use phone as document camera
  6. Clean your lens
  7. Pick your lens
  8. Google Photos: Magic Eraser
  1. Zoom Tips for Toastmasters
    Zoom “View” button basic controls 
  2. Rename, photo, avatar
  3. Microphone button
  4. Video button
  5. Ah counter w/background
  6. Zoom Advice / Settings
  7. Contest.Toastmost.org
For Members Only