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FBI and state police investigate ‘ransomware incident’ in Grand Traverse County

June 12, 2024

TV 7&4/UpNorthLive.com: The FBI and Michigan State Police are investigating what is being described as a “ransomware incident” that has impacted public offices in Grand Traverse County and the City of Traverse City.

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BotNets- Should You Worry?

June 4, 2024

Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks explains what botnets are and what we should be on the lookout for to keep our data safe.

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AI & Government Spending

May 21, 2024

Today on “Good Day Northern Michigan,” we talk with Tim Gillen of Terrapin Networks about AI and government spending plans

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Net Neutrality Reverses – What Does It Mean?

April 30, 2024

Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks explains what net neutrality is and how the F.C.C. will regulate it in the near future.

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Parental Controls for Social Media

April 16, 2024

TikTok is back on the agenda for lawmakers in Washington D.C. A potential ban on the application could be up for debate again later this week. Tim Gillen and Ruthy Kirwan from Terrapin Networks explain user concerns, safety, and predictions about TikTok.

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TCAPS Security Breach – What Does It Mean for Parents and Staff?

April 2, 2024

TCAPS, which had to cancel classes this week, isn’t the first school district to deal with cybersecurity issues, and hospital systems across the country have also fallen victim to cyberattacks.

Our friend, tech expert Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks in Traverse City, tells us what a security breach means for big institutions like these.

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What To Look Out For With Photoshop

March 19, 2024

Today, Tim Gillen owner of Terrapin Networks talks about how photoshop is changing the digital landscape.

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Do You Really Need a WiFi Extender?

February 20, 2024

A weak Wi-Fi signal can be frustrating, but do Wi-Fi extenders or signal boosters provide the extra strength you need?

Our friend and tech expert Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks in Traverse City has more.

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Virus Warnings and Anti-Virus Software: What’s Smart?

February 6, 2024

As technology gets smarter, hackers and scammers are getting smarter too. Even a virus warning on your computer could end up being a virus.

Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks in Traverse City explains.

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Apple Launches Vision Pro VR Headset

January 23, 2024

Apple is introducing a first-of-its-kind product called the Apple Vision Pro.

The mixed-reality headset didn’t really take off like the iPod or iPhone, and our friend and tech expert Tim Gillen tells us why.

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The Future of Artificial Intelligence on Smart Devices.

October 10, 2023

Tech expert Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks in Traverse City educates viewers on the future of artificial intelligence on smart devices.

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Groundbreaking (and large) to slim and sleek, the history of the iMac

August 29, 2023

25 years ago, Steve Jobs launched the first iMac and the strategy that saved Apple.

The translucent plastic design of the iMac was the test case for Jobs’s “whole-widget” strategy that led to the creation of the iphone. Unlike other desktop computers, the iMac has always been an all-in-one machine that houses the display and the actual computer.

Tech expert Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks in Traverse City breaks down 25 years of advancements and changes.

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NASA Plus lets you stream free information and entertainment

August 8, 2023

There are so many options for streaming your favorite movies and TV shows, but there’s a new service that’s unlike the rest. That’s NASA Plus.

“Later this year, NASA also will launch its new streaming platform, NASA+., and upgrade the NASA app. Through the ad-free, no cost, and family-friendly streaming service, users will gain access to the agency’s Emmy Award-winning live coverage and views into NASA’s missions through collections of original video series, including a handful of new series launching with the streaming service,” said the organization.

Our friend Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks in Traverse City joins us to talk about the exciting new service.

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Dell brings new AI to the table with GENAI Solutions

August 1, 2023

With new technology comes new questions on what it means and how it works. Tim Gellen of Terrapin Networks in Traverse City joins us again for Tech Tuesday to answer your tech questions.

This week he focuses on Dell’s recent announcement of GENAI in collaboration with Nvdia to enable ChatGPT technology. For businesses using Dell, the technology will allow businesses to provide information exclusively within and around their business.

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What is Chat GPT, how does it work (and is it replacing us)?

July 25, 2023

Artificial intelligence is already having a major impact on everything from jobs to education.

One particular program thats disrupting the status quo is Chat GPT.

Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks in Traverse City is helping us break down what’s happening now with AI and where we’re headed.

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We asked an expert about the new iPhone’s big changes

July 21, 2023

Tech insiders are saying the new iPhone 16 has some of the biggest changes we’ve seen in years.

One of the biggest sources of confusion is about the photos you have on your phone. Tim Gillen from Terrapin Networks in Traverse City has the information you need to know before the iPhone 16’s release.

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