Ever ask someone to write down a local phone number, and later notice they didn’t include the area code? Or how about watching a weather alert that tells you about a tornado warning in xxxyyy county? If you travel all the time like we do, you have no idea what county you’re in, or what [Click for the rest ...]
When you’re taking pictures of pretty, outdoor places, you will often encounter a wide range of light. The shaded areas are dark, and the sun-drenched sky is bright. This is called a High Dynamic Range, and it requires special camera techniques to avoid overexposing the sun, and/or underexposing the shade. If you have an HDR [Click for the rest ...]
Some people use their phones and tablets all the time. They’re sending text messages, taking pictures, sending and receiving email, and keeping up with friends on Facebook. They’re always ready to show you something about their favorite app or some new feature they’ve just learned. Their smartphone or tablet is never far from their reach, [Click for the rest ...]
When you’re at home, you probably go to a gym, or at least have a walking or biking route laid out. You know where it goes and how long it takes. When you’re on the road, there is no such route. I love using the Runkeeper App on my phone to tell me how long [Click for the rest ...]
When we present our seminars to live audiences, we cover a lot of information. We want people to be paying attention and not taking notes, but we know they’ll forget most of it unless they have a takeaway – something written, so we offer detailed handouts for everyone in the audience. We also play some [Click for the rest ...]
by Jim Guld It depends. That’s my stock answer when people ask me about technology. In this case, it depends on how much you need the Internet. It depends on where you travel. It depends on how much you want to learn. The possibilities are endless. Understanding that there are 3 distinct technologies for getting [Click for the rest ...]
Think about the last time you looked at a map and wondered which route to take. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could actually see the road? How about being able to ask people who have driven that route and get their opinion? That’s exactly what we did last week when we were parked at [Click for the rest ...]
Here is Episode 7. There are transcript notes below the video which document exactly what was covered and include timeline points. If you are not a Geeks on Tour member, you can watch Episode 7 video on Youtube, but you won’t get the documentation. Become a member.
If you live and work in an RV, you need a laptop computer, but you might also want a fullsize keyboard, mouse, and a second monitor. This video shows Chris’ setup in our motorhome.
Here is Episode 6. There are transcript notes below the video which document exactly what was covered and include timeline points. If you are not a Geeks on Tour member, you can watch Episode 6 video on Youtube, but you won’t get the documentation. Become a member.