Monthly Archives: April 2010

What is an RSS Blog Feed and Why You Want One

Also known as an RSS Feed, a Blog Feed is the raw post data straight from the Blog’s database.  If you look at the example below, you’ll see that the Blog includes a lot of page elements besides the actual … Continue reading

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Geocaching by Droid

We started Geocaching several years ago, but we had a very old hand held GPS.  It was not very accurate and that made it too difficult to find the caches.  We soon tired of the effort. Now with our Droid … Continue reading

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Photo Story 3 Works on Windows 7!

by Chris Guld, www.geeksontour.com I’ve had my Windows 7 computer for 6 months now and the only disappointment has been that one of my favorite programs, Photo Story 3, would not install on it. Photo Story 3 Now works on … 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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Is the iPad an RVers Accessory?

a Guest Post by Ken Wiseman, www.rvnavigator.com Gizmos, gadgets and “must have” accessories fill the vendor halls of any RV show. Having been burned many times by the latest solution to my perceived problems, I am skeptical of the latest and … Continue reading

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GPS Navigation with Netbooks and Droid

by Chris Guld, www.geeksontour.com We love GPS systems.  Maybe too much!  All of a sudden we have more GPS navigation devices than coffee cups!  And we can’t decide which one we like best.  So, we’re using them all. We’ve been … Continue reading

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