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July 20, 2014, Coming to you from Kennewick, Washington Beginners lesson = Organizing Home Screens Demos of both iPad and Android devices App of  Week = Carr Matey Galaxy S5 tip = check your camera location tag setting after changing GPS status See detailed Transcript Notes below the video

 Posted by on July 21, 2014
Jun 152014
 
How to Keep Your Facebook Account Safe

You hear a lot of scare stories about people getting “hacked” on Facebook.  Here’s the latest one I heard from a friend of mine: Three friends of mine have had imposters make up Facebook accounts using their names, profile picture, and other information that was public on their page. Then, they harvested my friends’ public [Click for the rest ...]

May 312014
 
Geocaching Intro App for Travelers

From the Dispatch-Argus Quad Cities Online May 31, 2014: “MOLINE – Jim and Chris Guld’s Saturday evening was unlike that of many others. But then again, their lives are unlike that of many others.  Rather than relaxing on a couch or going out to eat, they helped people find hidden objects scattered around the campus [Click for the rest ...]

Be the Beer!

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May 312014
 
Be the Beer!

Jim posted this photo on his Facebook timeline and within minutes got comments, “How’d you DO that?”  Well, we’re not magicians – our job IS to tell you how we did that!  Jim used his Samsung Note 3 phone and camera.  My Samsung Galaxy S5 can do the same thing.  The camera has a mode [Click for the rest ...]

May 312014
 
Using a Blogger Blog for your Club Newsletter

We like Blogger.com as a free place to make a website.  We teach Blogger to travelers as an easy way to keep a travel journal, but we also recommend Blogger to clubs and small businesses who need a  website.  We’ve written about this before:  Use a Blogger Blog for a Club Website.  We’re excited to [Click for the rest ...]

Backup Your Blog!

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Apr 292014
 
Backup Your Blog!

Do you have a blog?  I hope so! If you have more than just a few entries, you may have wondered, “what if something happens to files on the Internet?”  What if you tried to view your blog one day and it was blocked, or something was missing?  Or simply, what if you neglect your [Click for the rest ...]

Apr 292014
 
Delete Pictures from Your Phone!

Now that we’re all getting so good at taking pictures with our cellphones, a new problem is arising.  You can’t take any more pictures because the phone is full!  I know you don’t want to lose your pictures, so the first step is to copy them to some other location, either to a computer, or [Click for the rest ...]

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