Category Archives: Picasa

Personal experiences, tips and suggestions for using Picasa2, the photo management software from Google

Computer Backups are Worthless

Has this ever happened to you? Your computer crashes and you take it to a techie who gets it working again but needs to reformat (erase) the hard drive.  You get your computer back with nothing on it.  No problem … 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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A Picasa Plug-In for Live-Writer

This is actually a Picasa tip and a Blogging tip.  Many travelers have blogs (simple, instant, websites used as journals, photo albums, or opinion pages) to share their travels with friends and family.  Two very popular (and free) blogging platforms … Continue reading

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Geeks on Tour Tutorial Videos on Disk

We’ve made a lot of new videos over the last few months (we’re over 140 now – about 14 hours worth) and we’ve re-authored our disks accordingly. We’ve divided them up into 2 categories: Boot Camp: videos on how to … Continue reading

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You have a Digital Camera … Now What?

Aren’t digital cameras wonderful? You never have to worry about running out of film (just battery )You never have to wonder, “Is that picture going to come out?” because you can look at the preview. And, you don’t have to … Continue reading

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Free Computer Software For Travelers

An article that Chris wrote for the Family Motor Coach magazine – reproduced here (with permission), complete with links to all the free software mentioned. Continue reading

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Sharing your Photo Story 3 movie

Last week I told you about Photo Story 3, a great way to make a movie from your photos. But, once you get the movie completed, then what? It plays great on your computer, but the people you want to … Continue reading

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Managing Digital Photos with Google’s Picasa

I’ve been using a variety of computer software, and teaching others how to use it, since 1983. I’ve taught everything from DOS, to WordStar, to WordPerfect, PageMaker, Microsoft Access, Visual Basic, and dozens of others in between. I have never … Continue reading

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