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Tom Jacoberger

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Guest Bartending Event for LI Fight for Charity

Categories: News

22 October

Join Fat Guy Media's own Filippo Impennato and TCI Technologies Matt Galiano for a great night of guest bartending in efforts to raise money for Long Island Fight for CharityEnjoy a night of appetizers, cocktails and win great raffle prizes, while supporting a great cause!

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Will Matchstick Blow Chromecast Out of the Water?

Categories: Apps and Tools

03 October

In light of a current Kickstarter project that has more than doubled its funding goal with just under a month left of fundraising time to go, it looks like Chromecast better get ready for company. Matchstick is a new streaming stick built on the Firefox OS that is completely open-source, and from the look of things, it means business.

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Apple Releases OS X Patches for Shellshock Bug

Categories: IT support, News

01 October

Security experts across the globe have been working around the clock to create patches for the Shellshock bug that uncovered 20 years of server vulnerability on systems using Bash. It’s beginning to appear that despite the longstanding claim that Apple products are less susceptible to viruses than PCs, internal bugs are just as easily exploited by hackers, and it’s happening more and more every day.

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20 Years of Server Vulnerability Uncovered by Shellshock

Categories: IT support, News

29 September

If you thought that Heartbleed was bad, brace yourselves for the server vulnerability that we’re up against now. Last week, a 20-year-old bug was discovered that affects almost all Linux and Mac OS X deployments. You heard that correctly: malware that’s not confined to PCs. The new bug is called Shellshock, and it affects Bash, the Unix shell that is used as a default shell on both Linux and Mac OS X.

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What is Ello? Where Did It Come From?

Categories: News

26 September

In short, it’s the new “anti-Facebook” that’s creating quite a buzz in digital media. But why is this different from every other time someone claimed to have made the “new Facebook,” and why are people so excited about it?

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Is Facebook Making Us Fat? This Social Media and Obesity Link May SHOCK You!

Categories: News

23 September

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently said that the average Facebook user spends about 40 minutes a day on the network. Putting that into perspective, only 20% of Americans actually fulfill the CDC’s recommended 21 minutes of daily exercise. Let’s break that down a bit further to uncover the shocking link between social media and obesity.

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What is iOS 8 QuickType and How Do I Make it Go Away?

Categories: TCI Tips, News

18 September

Much like millions of other iPhone users, today I updated my iPhone 5S to the just-released iOS 8. We’ve already talked about a ton of the cool new iOS features when we discussed the iPhone 6 unveiling, but now I got to play with these things on my own—how exciting!

Let’s just say that excitement fell to pieces pretty quickly.

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iPhone 6 Plus Shipping Delays Are Ruining Everything

Categories: News

12 September

The pre-order for the new iPhone 6 is now fully underway…or is it? As per the Apple announcement event on Tuesday, pre-sale should have begun at 12AM PST, or 3AM EST (yuck, I know). Nevertheless, all sorts of Apple aficionados either stayed up late or set their alarms to be awake for the release time.

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The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Review

Categories: News

10 September

It’s official: the 8th generation iPhone is here, and it’s called the iPhone 6 (and iPhone 6 Plus). Right off the bat, what do you think of the new name? While I thought the C for Color was kind of lame, am I the only one who thinks the “Plus” is a bit reminiscent of a particular competitor’s social network?

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Will the iPhone 6 Offer a Mobile Payment System?

Categories: News

08 September

Tomorrow’s the big day for Apple-lovers everywhere: the unveiling of the iPhone 6 (or so we hope)! There’s some speculation floating around—from leaked photos and factory orders to mock-up drafts and insider hints—but the long and short of it is that all will be revealed in less than 24 hours.

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