Category Archives: Geeks on Tour

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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Upload Content to your Kindle

The Kindle eBook Reader from Amazon is great for RVers.  I appreciate the ability to have hundreds of books and magazines in our motor home without taking up more space than a single book. Books are usually delivered to the … Continue reading

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Hands-On Computer Boot Camp

You may have heard about the hands-on class we teach from our website, or past blog posts.  We call it ‘Computer Boot Camp’ because it is Basic Training for computer users. Specifically, it’s for laptop users with Windows (XP or … Continue reading

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Presidential Libraries and Blogs

by Chris Guld of Geeks on Tour: If you are interested in American history, as we are, you will love visiting Presidential Libraries/Museums. We make a point of visiting them whenever one is nearby.  In our 6 years of RV … Continue reading

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The Geeks at FMCA

If you take a look at the Family Motorcoach Ass’n website right now – you’ll see Jim’s and my smiling faces.  Right on the home page! And, if you follow the link under our picture … to ‘Mobile Internet’ you … Continue reading

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Listen to Radio Online

  Do you have a favorite radio station at home that you miss when you’re on the road? Did you know that you can listen to just about anything you want right from your computer online? It’s true. Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Why we like Gmail for Travelers

Gmail is Google’s free email service. You can get your own email address, for example: SuzyRVer@gmail.com. You can use the gmail website to create, send, receive and manage your email from any Internet connected computer. Or, you can use your … Continue reading

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Email Choices on the Road

Last week I told you that you could check your home-based email by visiting the provider’s website. We call that webmail. When you use programs like Outlook, Outlook Express, Entourage, Eudora, or Vista’s Windows Mail, we call that client-based email. … Continue reading

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Email on the Road

It wasn’t that long ago that Pocketmail was our only option for email that we could use as we traveled. Now, with Internet connections available almost everywhere we go, email should work just like at home, right? Well … almost. … Continue reading

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What is Wi-Fi? (part 2)

In last week’s post, I told you the good news. Wi-Fi is available lots of places, it’s inexpensive, it’s an easy way to connect to the Internet, and it’s fast. Now for the bad news: It doesn’t always work. Wi-Fi … Continue reading

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