Category Archives: Get Away, Stay Connected

Staying connected to the Internet as you travel. And all the other connections that provides.

Part Time Mobile Internet Connections

As fulltime RVers, we have no problem signing a 2 year contract for Internet service from Verizon, but we know many people who only travel part time. What are their options for mobile Internet service? A couple years ago, your … Continue reading

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Computer Tote-ing Travelers

We RVers like to have our laptop computers with us everywhere we go.  But, how to carry them?  I have watched people walk by on their way to the Wi-Fi hotspot just carrying their computer under their arms, with the … Continue reading

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Antivirus Slowing Your Computer?

Practice Safe Computing. You need to have security programs (Antivirus and Anti-Spyware) for your computer if you access the Internet. Security suites are notorious for hogging system resources and requiring frequent updates. The most popular programs tout many extra features, … Continue reading

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Gmail: How do you organize email messages into folders?

We all have too much email these days and it’s hard to stay organized.  Most email programs give you a way to create folders and store groups of email in those folders.  Gmail doesn’t have folders, but it has ‘Labels’ … Continue reading

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The Best RVing Stories

If you like to read about RVing, have I got a page for you!  Forget about that novel on your bedside table, this will provide you many, many hours of delightful stories. RV Centennial Stories at RV.net Did you know … Continue reading

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New Fulltime RVers ask, “How do we Get Internet on the Road”

Email from Ron, “Hi, We are new-bees and are gearing up to doing fulltiming RVing. We need a wireless service that will do our banking, and pay our bills, we also would like to have the the ability to watch … Continue reading

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Droid watches Traffic

by Chris Guld, www.GeeksOnTour.com:  We were recently at a State Park in Georgia (Fort McAllister – a wonderful park) when a fellow traveler advised us that we might want to avoid I-95 on our way south.  “There is a lot … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi is Like a Box of Chocolates

by Chris Guld, www.GeeksonTour.com Wi-Fi can be the best way to connect on the road: All current laptop computers have the capability to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots Wi-Fi hotspots are easy to find.  Lots of RV parks, cafes, truck stops, … Continue reading

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Internet by Droid

by Jim Guld, www.geeksontour.com. I have had my new Verizon phone for a few weeks now, and I like it.  You don’t need to be a Geek to want one.  If you are one of the many folks who want … Continue reading

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Windows 7 = Wi-Fi Hotspot

by Jim Guld, www.GeeksOnTour.com: “…any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke Connecting a Single Computer For the RV traveler, Internet connectivity is a lifeline.  Connecting even a single computer to the Internet can be a daunting … Continue reading

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