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How often do you talk on the phone?

There are two types of people in this world: those that like to talk on the phone, and those that don't. Some people spend hours...

Four tips for conserving phone battery when you’re off-grid

When you travel in remote areas, you likely will not have cell service, and you may not have electricity. If using your devices and...

How to boost your cellphone Internet speeds

Some people notice beautiful trees and want to camp near them. Jim and I notice cell towers and want to camp near them! As...

Which cell carrier will save your day?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris For our readers, staying in touch is a major priority. We surveyed readers back in August, asking, "Which cell...

National Park Passport App

By Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour Do you have a goal to visit all the National Parks in the U.S.? Have I got an app...

Maximizing your smartphone’s battery life when you are off-grid

By Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour We just spent the last week in some beautiful national parks – Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and Rocky Mountain –...

Can’t take a good picture from a moving vehicle? Sure you can.

It is difficult to take a good picture while in a moving vehicle. You can’t take the time to properly frame the shot, and...

Smartphone helps with time zone confusion when traveling

By Chris Guld, Geeks On Tour Traveling across time zones can be so confusing when you need to call someone, or get to an online...

Before you lose your phone … do this!

On both Android and iOS devices there is a website to find a lost phone. For Apple iOS, it is iCloud.com and for Android...

Take a picture inside a pipe, and other places you can’t see

Have you ever needed to look somewhere that you just couldn't see? Maybe you dropped something behind the couch, or down a drain? It's...

Eight tips for taking great cell phone photos!

By Nanci Dixon Having been a professional food and architectural photographer for 40 years, I have put away my 8x10, 4x5, and 35 mm...

Don’t miss a historical marker with these apps

by Chris Guld, GeeksOnTour.com We spent some time in the Portland area a while back and one day we took a delightful walk on the...