Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How to Navigate with Google Maps #87

This episode was streamed live on July 10, 2016. It is about the basics of navigating with Google Maps. Get voice-directed, turn-by-turn directions from your phone or tablet. How to start navigating, how to stop, and some tips for making it work better along the way.
Learn how to use the Google Maps app in this encore episode of What Does This Button Do?
      1. Tip of the day: Multi-Tasking
      2. Beginner’s Lesson: Navigating with Google Maps
      3. App of the day: Torque




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        Wednesday, May 17, 2017

        #117 Chromebooks: The Seniors' Computer

        This episode was streamed live on May 14, 2017. We webcast from our home studio in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Geeks on Tour members can view the Show Notes here.
        Ron Brown, the director of the Silveridge Computer Club, joins us to give us his presentation on Chromebook - The Seniors Computer. He lays out the 4 S's of Chromebooks:
        1. Simplicity
        2. Security
        3. Save Money
        4. Speed
        Mr. and Mrs. Geek own 2 Chromebooks and are using them more and more. Chris is taking her Chromebook on their trip to Europe rather than her laptop.




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        Sunday, May 7, 2017

        #116 Google Photos, My Favorite Things

        This episode was streamed live on April 30, 2017. We webcast from the conference center at River Plantation RV park in Sevierville, TN. We were there for a SKP ACRE rally, so we presented in front of a live studio audience! Geeks on Tour members can view the Show Notes here.
        Why do we think Google Photos is so great? This episode demonstrates the 7 features that are Chris' favorites. We also give a tip and an App of the week, and we're in front of a Live Studio Audience!
        1. Lifetime of Photos on Any Connected Device
        2. Search AND Find!
        3. Albums to Share
        4. Simple Editing
        5. WOW Editing with Snapseed
        6. Movies, Animations
        7. Navigate to Photo





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