Top Menu

Archive | Blog

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

Facebook Live Streaming

Have you tried Facebook’s new Live Streaming feature yet? It is so incredibly easy! Instead of just posting a photo of your vacation day, you just use your phone’s Facebook app and tap the button that means “Live Streaming.” Instantly, you’re able to talk to your friends and they’ll see the beautiful mountain behind you […]

Continue Reading

Google Photos: Getting Started on the Right Path

We help people started with Google Photos nearly every day! We decided to set it up as a class using online Webinar tools. This is for a very small group – limit 5 people. We will meet together for 2 sessions, then each person will get one followup private session. Session 1: 6/23/26 3pm Eastern time Session […]

Continue Reading

Test Your Smartphone Smarts #6

Here is the sixth in our series of Review Questions from our “What Does This Button Do?” show. These can’t be graded, but if you want to see the discussion of our answers to these questions, you can click the link provided. The link will take you to the time in the specific episode where we […]

Continue Reading

Finding Stuff in Windows 10–Just Search

I hear so many people saying “I can’t find anything in Windows 10!”  “I spend all my time just trying to navigate in Windows 10 and I can’t get anything done.” If you understand how Search works, you don’t ever need to navigate.  As in Windows 8, and 7 before that, you just click the […]

Continue Reading

Share your Location with Glympse

by Chris Guld, GeeksOnTour.com If you fly your own plane, it is important to file a Flight Plan. Some people feel the same way about RVing! They’re on the road a lot and traveling to destinations unknown. It’s comforting to know that someone knows where you’re going, and if you make it. RVers can Feel […]

Continue Reading

Every Traveler Needs a Good Weather App, or 2!

When traveling by RV, you need to know the weather to decide: When to stop driving for the day – if rainstorms are coming Whether to cook out, or go out! Whether to plan a week, or just overnight at a given location When to start looking for a storm shelter! This is a great […]

Continue Reading

Facebook Newsfeed: Most Recent vs. Top Stories

Did you know that you’re not seeing everything you’ve asked for in Facebook? And, you are seeing some promotional posts that you didn’t ask for. You can get inundated if you saw everything, so Facebook watches what you click on and what you “like.” From that information they decide what are the Top Stories for […]

Continue Reading

Test Your Smartphone Smarts #5

Here is the fifth in our series of Review Questions from our “What Does This Button Do?” show.  These can’t be graded, but if you want to see the discussion of our answers to these questions, you can click the link provided. The link will take you to the time in the specific episode where […]

Continue Reading

Test your Smartphone Smarts #4

Here is the fourth in our series of Review Questions from our “What Does This Button Do?” show.  These can’t be graded, but if you want to see the discussion of our answers to these questions, you can click the link provided. The link will take you to the time in the specific episode where […]

Continue Reading