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Digital RVer: Let Google Maps deliver food to your door

By Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour Both Jim and I were relaxing at home when we started to get hungry. We didn't feel...

Use Google Photos to make movies of your travels – much better than pictures!

Do you ever use your smartphone to take videos?  ... on purpose? :-) You should! These smartphone cameras are excellent video cameras. Just take 20...
watching TV at a sports bar, listen with Tunity

Listen to TV thru your smartphone with Tunity

By Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour When we're traveling during football season we enjoy finding a sports bar with multiple TVs so we can watch...

Don’t be a sucker: Internet safety for RVers

By Kim Christiansen Don't Be a Sucker was a WWII propaganda film shown to GIs to stir up anti-Nazi sentiment. While we might find the film...
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Let friends know when you’ll get there – using Google Maps

There were several times during our RV travels this year when we made arrangements to meet up with friends. You know the drill, we...

Your navigation system should tell you more than just “Turn right here”

I've been known to tell people that Google Maps is better than Waze because Google Maps gives me much more detail when the voice...

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...

Apps to help you weather a hurricane

As of Friday night, August 30, Dorian is a Category 4 hurricane and it could be near the east coast of Florida by late...

How to keep reminders by location rather than time

Have you ever wished you could remember to do something when you’re in a particular place? Like when you were visiting friends in Oregon...

Every RVer needs a “Bragging Map”

We loved adding a new state to our stick-on map on the RV. My husband, Jim, and I would fight over who would get...
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How to easily see elevation gain along your route

By Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour I'll never forget when we were traveling in New Mexico and asked Google Maps to plot our course from...

Where Am I? A useful app for constant travelers

Ever ask someone to write down a local phone number and later notice they didn’t include the area code? Or how about watching a...