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Graduation Season is Here. What is my Alma Mater Up To?

Graduation Season is here on Long Island and most Colleges in the area will have their Graduation ceremonies in about 30 days. I had recently taken a tour of my alma mater, SUNY Farmingdale and noticed some significant changes in only the 5 years since I graduated. It’s a good sign for the Island that…Continue readingGraduation Season is Here. What is my Alma Mater Up To?

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Talking Baseball and a little Tech w/Kerel Cooper

For those weeks you just don’t have enough time to generate any content, here’s a little chat with Kerel Cooper from OnTheBlack.com, talking MLB at Bat iPhone/iPad app and a little baseball:Continue readingTalking Baseball and a little Tech w/Kerel Cooper

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iCal Doesn’t Sync with Google Calendar? It’s a Simple Fix

So I recently came across an issue with iCal where I couldn’t sync it with my Google Calendar. I couldn’t fix the problem on my own so I went to do a Google search on how to sync iCal with my Google calendar. Surprisingly, not much came up on a Google search on how to…Continue readingiCal Doesn’t Sync with Google Calendar? It’s a Simple Fix

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CableWiFi is Here and it’s Fast!

Have you noticed the new hotspot rolling out across Long Island?Continue readingCableWiFi is Here and it’s Fast!

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Via @OnTheBlack – MLB At Bat 2011 iPhone Discussion w/Kerel Cooper

Via OnTheBlack.com – Kerel Cooper and I discuss some of the features of the MLB At Bat 2011 iPhone App (also available for Android). There are over 14 blogs covering the NY Mets but Kerel Cooper of OnTheBlack.com is currently the only Vlogger covering the Mets. Check out the links after the video for more…Continue readingVia @OnTheBlack – MLB At Bat 2011 iPhone Discussion w/Kerel Cooper

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Twitter 101 – Using SMS on Twitter

  As of April 2020 Twitter turns off its SMS service in the United States. I am very disappointed. https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/27/21238131/twitter-sms-notifications-disabled-jack-dorsey-hack I have been using twitter now since May 2008 when it was mostly an SMS service. Texting was big “way back then” and twitter allowed me to use my old blackberry to communicate with a…Continue readingTwitter 101 – Using SMS on Twitter

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Always Use an AT&T Corporate Store

This is my advice for anyone who is an AT&T customer or is thinking of becoming one… Always use an AT&T corporate store when buying a phone or making any type of AT&T purchase. Not all AT&T stores are the same and if you happen to notice you’re in an Authorized reseller, run the other…Continue readingAlways Use an AT&T Corporate Store

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Panera Bread’s 30 Minute WiFi limit

Saturday I was having a working lunch at Panera Bread before heading over to Roosevelt Field Mall and a little iPad action. Time Warner, Optimum Online and Comcast all have wireless hotspots at the Panera Bread in Carle Place but I sat down, signed onto the Panera Network  and got down to work. After a…Continue readingPanera Bread’s 30 Minute WiFi limit

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The “Final” Night Launch of the Space Shuttle

These night launches were always so spectacular. Sadly this was the last one. There are four more shuttle launches till the fleet is retired. You can get this video and so much more from the NASA YouTube Channel. I am still a little sad that the Shuttle fleet will soon be retired. The next generation…Continue readingThe “Final” Night Launch of the Space Shuttle

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Night Shuttle Launch – Spectacular!

I missed the Space Shuttle launch this weekend, on Saturday 8/29/09, to be exact. At least NASA posts the launches and as this was a night launch, it must have been spectacular. Hard to believe the Shuttles are 25 years old! Watching a Shuttle Launch is something I plan on doing before the fleet is retired. You…Continue readingNight Shuttle Launch – Spectacular!