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Feedly: One Of My Favorite Internet Tools

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NOVEMBER 21, 2017

People ask me often enough to share with them what my favorite third-party web tool is.  Well, without a doubt, the tool I use most outside of email and Slack is Feedly. 

Feedly is a popular news aggregation software application that works both on the web and on iOS and Android...

Consistency

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NOVEMBER 16, 2017

Those that know me, know what to expect from me on a daily basis.  I am incredibly consistent to the point that if I am a few minutes out of my routine, people ask me if I am sick or something...

Wireless Charging Phone Is Nice

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NOVEMBER 13, 2017

I honestly didn't think I would appreciate the wireless charging feature on the new iPhones, specifically iPhone 8 and iPhone X but I do...

iPhone X App Updates

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NOVEMBER 6, 2017

It upsets me to read some of the comments iPhone X customers are saying about some of their apps.  They expect all their apps to fully support the new iPhone X before the developers actually have a physical iPhone X in hand...

Jerk Of All Trades

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NOVEMBER 2, 2017

As most of you know, RustyBrick does not outsource our development or design work.  We like to control the timelines, deliverables and everything about how we deliver product.  Sadly, no matter how many times I write about it here, we still get tons of phone calls asking us to outsource...

Empty Apple Workout Rings On Shabbat

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OCTOBER 31, 2017

The short and simple answer for observant Jews is that you cannot wear an Apple Watch on Shabbat.   Besides for not being able to turn off the display from activating on arm turn, it also tracks all your steps, monitors your heart beat and a heck of a lot more...

Our RustyBrick Kippah

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OCTOBER 30, 2017

We are excited to let you know we finally have designed and purchased our very own kippah, Jewish head covering.  

We designed them with the deep and rich RustyBrick brown, orange and gold.   It is a linen fabric, which is a sturdy, course-weaved, long-lasting...

Over 100,000 Twitter Followers & 98% Are Real

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OCTOBER 24, 2017

The day has come!  We did it!  Never thought we would make it!  We are there!

We broke 100,000 Twitter followers @rustybrick on Monday night, October 23, 2017...

Traffic Warning Notice

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OCTOBER 23, 2017

On Friday, I was driving back to the office midday and a police officer pulled me over. It was right after I made a right turn, so I knew I was not speeding.  I honestly had no clue why he pulled me over...

iPhone X Facial Unlock After Shaving

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OCTOBER 20, 2017

For some reason I decided not to shave for some time and with the SMX East conference coming up next week, I decided to clean up a bit before I get on stage for several sessions...

I’m Not A Nazi Despite My Awesome Gmail Account

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OCTOBER 18, 2017

Working in this industry isn’t without its perks. Free drinks and snacks, flexible vacation and early adoption to cool new tech startups.

Let me take you back to a simpler time...

Desk Of Gadget Boxes

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OCTOBER 16, 2017

One of the perks of my job is being able to get cool new gadgets. Some of those gadgets I use all the time and some of those gadgets I use a few times and they end up collecting dust.  Either way, most of the boxes that these gadgets come in, end up on my desk of boxes...

RustySukkah Now Open

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OCTOBER 9, 2017

The RustyBrick Sukkah, or as we like to call it, the RustySukkah, is now open for business.   

It is pretty small, fits maybe two people at once, but it is operational and kosher.  Last year it almost blew away during a storm, which is not all that uncommon for Sukkahs...

Do We Sell Bricks?

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OCTOBER 3, 2017

This might not be a surprise to some of you but sometimes we get phone calls asking if they can buy bricks from us.   

I mentioned this before when I discussed where the RustyBrick name came from...

Forgiveness

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SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Forgiveness before Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, the holiest day of the year in Judaism, is an important thing...

Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock & USB C MacBook

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SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

In mid-June, I ordered the latest MacBook Pro, the all USB C version, and honestly, I was very nervous about not having any other port on my MacBook outside of just USB C...

Shana Tova

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

The whole RustBrick team would like to wish you all a happy, healthy and successful Jewish New Years!  

Tonight is Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, year 5778...

Another Employee Goes To Google

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SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

Having a web and mobile development shop in the New York space is pretty competitive, we compete with Google, Facebook and many others in hiring quality developers.  And over the years, we have had three RustyBrick developers end up at Google's New York office...

Boring Travel

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

I am sitting in a United Airlines lounge at LAX waiting for my plane to get back to Newark by Friday morning.  I travel on average once a month but I am a boring traveler...

Hurricane Reporters

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

With all this hurricane reporting over the past few weeks with Harvey and Irma, many are asking themselves why are these reporters outside in these dangerous conditions...

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