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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
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Oct 312014
 
Sharing Links on Facebook

If you can see it on the web, you can share it with your Facebook friends. If you want to share a Youtube video with your Facebook friends it’s easy, when you’re viewing a Youtube video you have a link for “Share” and then you have an icon for sharing to Facebook.   But, what [Click for the rest ...]

Oct 302014
 
To Boldly Go where Technology Takes Us

Have you ever watched a Technology demo that goes terribly wrong? Like when a computer projector doesn’t work. We’ve been known to tell our audience,  “imagine you’re seeing my computer screen, in the upper right corner there’s an icon for  … “ Or, when the projection is working but the software is being uncooperative, we’ve [Click for the rest ...]

 Posted by on October 30, 2014
Sep 302014
 
The HDR Camera Setting on my Samsung phone is so good, I can’t take a picture without it!

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 ...]

Sep 262014
 
Are you Smarter Than Your Smartphone?

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 ...]

 Posted by on September 26, 2014
Aug 312014
 
How to Play a Video from a Printed Page

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 ...]

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