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, http://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, http://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, http://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, http://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, http://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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