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Computer Tips for Travelers and anything else that these Geeks feel like writing about will show up here! For additional articles on Picasa, see our separate site PicasaGeeks.com
. For additional articles on Internet Connections on the Road, see our separate site WiFiSavvy.com

Jan 152014
 
Smartphones and Tablets Tips and Tricks Hangout

This event was presented live on Sunday January 19, 2014 at 2pm.  We demonstrate a few of our favorite tips about the power and the home button with Android and iPad.  We also had Robin Seaver and Honey Burt with us.  We know them from Sun City Hilton Head Computer Club.  Robin teaches iPhone classes, [Click for the rest ...]

 Posted by on January 15, 2014
Dec 312013
 
Geeks on Tour Archives–Ten Years of Looking Back

It’s so hard to believe that it’s 2014 tomorrow!  I still think the turn of the century is a new thing.  On the other hand, it also seems like we’ve been living on the road and writing about Technology for Travelers FOREVER!   We sold our house and started living in a motorhome in fall of [Click for the rest ...]

Dec 312013
 
Saving Places with New Google Maps

One of our popular member Tutorial Videos shows how, with Google Maps, you can star a place on the map.  That star will always show up as long as you are logged in to your Google Account.  We use this feature all the time to mark our current RV park – because that is ‘Home’ [Click for the rest ...]

Dec 172013
 
Webinar on Picasa Collages

This is where we will embed the Live Hangout for our Webinar. Picasa Collages is scheduled for Thursday, December 19 at 2pm US Eastern Time. Just come back here at that time and you can watch!  Use the Chat box at lower right to ask questions.  Please enter your name in place of  ”Guest xxx” [Click for the rest ...]

 Posted by on December 17, 2013
Dec 112013
 
Our First Webinar with Google Hangouts on Air

I grew up watching the Jetsons.  I loved the technology that we saw there and looked forward to the day that we all had video phones.  It took a while, but that day is here now.  If you have an iPhone you’ve been able to use Facetime for several years.  Now, with Google Hangouts, the [Click for the rest ...]

 Posted by on December 11, 2013
Dec 012013
 
The Best Tablet for Travelers

We won’t even pretend to be able to compare all the different tablets available today.  We do have our opinions however!  And, a few specific features that we think are important to travelers.  We own 3 tablets, a Nexus 7, an iPad mini, and an MS Surface Pro.  We highly recommend any of them, but [Click for the rest ...]

Dec 012013
 
How to Control the Auto-Rotate on your Smartphone or Tablet

Isn’t it cool that your phone or tablet automatically rotates the contents when you change the way you’re holding it to see a picture take up more of the screen? Isn’t it annoying that your phone or tablet automatically rotates the contents when you lie down to read your book in bed?  Especially when you’re [Click for the rest ...]

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