Getting a New Phone? Wait! Don’t Lose Your Pictures

Get your Mrs. Geek’s Guide to Google Photos!Google Photos is the best way to store your entire library of photos in one place. If you do it right, you will never need to worry about losing your photos. Before you Give Up Your Old Phone Notice that I said IF YOU DO IT RIGHT, you …

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Book Launch: Mrs. Geek’s Guide to Google Photos

The book is now available on Amazon and we are bundling it in a December Special on our website. We live streamed our Book Launch on Sunday, 12/18/16 at 2pm Eastern. Click here to watch. Click The Book in the menu above for more information. Continue your Education with Geeks on Tour by subscribing to …

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Geeks Teach Google Photos at Central Florida Computer Society

Central Florida Computer Society, cfcs.org, meets at the Seminole county library just north of Orlando. This is not too far from the Thousand Trails RV park where we are members, so we used the meeting as an excuse to go RVing for the week. Jim and Chris Guld, aka Mr. and Mrs. Geek outside their …

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Google Photos is NOT a “Backup” of Your Photos

A Backup is an EXTRA copy kept in a safe place. First, here’s the definition of “Backup” that I use: The procedure for making extra copies of data in case the original is lost or damaged. Backup files are EXTRA copies.  These extra files are stored in a safe place where they will not be …

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Top 7 Reasons to Love Google Photos

#7: It makes fun creations from your photos and videos. Sometimes it does it automatically without you even asking. Sometimes you want to make some yourself. This fireworks example is an animation. The movies even add music! #6: It’s so easy to share a picture, or lots of pictures. All you do is select the …

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Want to be an Expert in Google Photos?

by Chris GuldWhen Google Photos first came out, I knew I wanted to become expert in it. I specialize in helping people manage their digital photos. I have been using, and teaching, Picasa (Google’s free photo management software)  for over 10 years – and I loved it. Hundreds, maybe thousands, of other people were using …

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Three ways to Delete Photos with Google Photos

Losing precious photos is what we want to avoid! Google Photo’s primary purpose is to keep your photos backed up and safe, but if you don’t understand where they’re getting backed up and how delete works, you could still end up losing them! I have three important points for you: Be sure to verify that …

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Google Photos Can’t Add Text to Photos … or Can It?

Just last week, Google released an update to the photo editing app called Snapseed. Snapseed is companion app to Google Photos, and with this update, it now has the ability to add text. Here are a few examples: I LOVE it! Up until now, if I wanted text on a picture that is in my …

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