Category Archives: GMG Tech Talk

GloucesterCast 10/27/13 With Guest Toby Pett and Joey Ciaramitaro

GloucesterCast Podcast Taped 10/27/13 With Guest Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Topics Include: Controversial Boston Pro Sports Officiating, Sista Felicia Makes It Official, Rotary Trivia Night, Chad Konecky, iPad Air vs Microsoft Surface Pro, Reminder To Vote In Local … Continue reading

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Search Questions I Get

Joey, Could you please tell me where I can find the promo you ran about my new book.  I’ve been looking through today’s GMG and I can’t locate it. Thanks, Barry Stacks Go Ahead Click The Google Search Button.  Please.  … Continue reading

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Should I be a tech reporter or should I be a tech reporter?

When Apple announced it was coming out with a cheaper plastic version of it’s iPhone I panned it saying that people that are buying iPhones don’t want inferior products.  They want the best and are willing to pay for it.  … Continue reading

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Verizon is coming! Verizon is coming!

Bex reports- Verizon is installing their new cell phone tower over The Hive today. If you are a Verizon customer, like me, it’s been a long wait! Rebecca Borden President & interim Executive Director Cape Ann Art Haven

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Don’t believe on-line reviews unless you know the reviewer personally — or it’s GMG

You’ve probably guessed that this was happening right?  Companies who want good reviews create fake ones on Yelp, Citysearch, Yahoo, Google, Kayak — even Facebook & Twitter.  Well you’re right. It’s called astroturfing.  It’s gotten so big that you can … Continue reading

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Now did I get this right or did I get this right? People who buy Apple products aren’t looking for the cheap version, they’re looking for the best version available.

Posted by Joe Rossignol at 9:37 am Apple Cites ‘Incredible’ Launch Day Demand for iPhone 5s It appears that Apple is having yet another successful iPhone launch day, with the all-new gold iPhone 5s facing the biggest constraints thus far. … Continue reading

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In light of the recent iPhone releases of the 5c and 5s a poll for iPhone users or potential iPhone users

I’m fairly confident that we can all agree that smartphones of today including Apple’s iPhones and the high end Android phones are incredible marvels of innovation, productivity and communication powerhouses. The iPhone is a great phone, the android powered Samsung … Continue reading

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iPhone 5s and 5c and What I Would Have Done If I Were Apple

I’m am an apple product fan.  Huge fan of the iPhone and the iPad.  I own a first gen iPad and still use it. Even though I am an android phone user I can still appreciate Apple hardware. Every product … Continue reading

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CATA’s new website helps you get around Cape Ann on your phone

No, you can’t use your phone as a magic carpet to whisk you to and fro — not yet, anyhow.  But you can use it to see CATA Bus & Trolley schedules.  You can also get real-time transit directions from … Continue reading

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Is It Astounding In 2013 That Someone Would Ask This Question Rather Than Google “Hard Merchandise T-Shirt”?

I got this email last night (name removed as to not embarrass the nice person)- where can i find t-shirts for the hard merchandise?  cant find it on this place, or im looking in the wrong place.  help me out … Continue reading

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brad byrd and friends Dog Bar Thursdays 8-12

Photo by Sheila Roberts Orlando http://www.bradbyrdofficial.com/# http://dogbarcapeann.com/

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SpamBots- A PSA- Don’t Ever Open Email When It’s Just a Link

I get roughly 2-5 emails a day from people I may or may not have heard from in forever whose email accounts get hacked and the hackers generally send out mass emails from their email accounts that say something like- … Continue reading

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"Letters, E-Mail, Texts — What’s Next?", a podcast episode of "On Point with Tom Ashbrook"

From NPR- Letters, E-Mail, Texts — What’s Next? Letters are dead. E-mail outdated. Text messages so passé. What’s going on with how we communicate? http://onpoint.wbur.org Text messages passe?  Jeeze I’m a huge fan of the simple text message to get … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: GMG to be the Boston area’s first Slog (Smell Blog)

Keeping up with bleeding edge technologies has always been Joey’s passion, so it was no surprise when he told me he had already been approved by Google to be the first Boston Area blog to get his smell into their … Continue reading

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There’s a new website in town

Usually we post about music, but we’re so excited about having launched our latest Web project that we just can’t resist showing it to you.  Just in case you didn’t know, in addition to publishing gimmesound and producing concerts, Vickie … Continue reading

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Al MF Bezanson Expounds On The Perfect Snow Shovel. Do You Agree?

Al writes- I’ve been shoveling for more than 70 years, starting back on the farm where we tended to the input and output of 20 cows.  Later, I learned in IE 1-01 that 21-1/2 lb is the optimum shovel-load, as … Continue reading

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New York Times puts Gloucester’s big debate on the front page

The home page of today’s New York Times website features a story on Gloucester’s big debate about what to do with our waterfront (see story here). Mayor Kirk is quoted a number of times promoting her vision of our port supporting … Continue reading

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Just to be safe, you might want to look up at about 2:25pm today, so you don’t get hit like the folks in Russia did earlier this morning

Scientists are still trying to figure out what happened here . . . Watch the Asteroid 2012 DA14 LIVE as it passes by Earth today. NASA will broadcast LIVE Video of the asteroid beginning at 2pm (click here) when it … Continue reading

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Passports Restaurant- You Guessed It, Now On Twitter

Got a question about when the next wine dinner is happening? What their hours are going to be?  Request a special dish? Tweet my boy Eric Lorden @PassportsGlo And check out the Passports Website here New to twitter?  Intimidated?  Check … Continue reading

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Robots set to invade Gloucester Harbor in June

I was at an events planning meeting with City of Gloucester officials yesterday (more on why I was there in another post coming soon) and so were some very interesting people from Olin College of Engineering, including their marketing person, Michelle Davis, … Continue reading

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