Brothers in Tech

Hosted ByAlan Jackson & Brian Jackson

Whether you are the person who everyone calls for tech support, are the person who is doing the calling, or simply interested in technology…this podcast is for you!

Subscription vs. Bought Software

To buy or not to buy…that WAS the question. Now, most computer/mobile software have changed the question to whether you should buy or subscribe. Which is the better option for you? Which will be more cost-effective over time? The Brothers discuss the pros and cons of software subscriptions and provide suggestions for the variables you should consider when making that decision. In addition, Alan helps to “flush” out some exciting new tech announcements, and the Brothers give updates on their Christmas tech gifts (aka, purchases). A great way to start 2023…and you can listen to it all in under one hour (well, if you listen at 2X speed…)!

Products/Services mentioned in the episode:

  • Renpho Power Massage Gun: Time to “hammer” out your muscle soreness (and improve sleep) with a rechargeable gadget ($79.99).
  • Renpho Smart Jump Rope Pro: Add a digital screen and Bluetooth to one of the world’s simplest fitness gadgets? Sure! ($30.59)
  • SwitchBot Smart Curtain: Take your sedentary lifestyle to the next level by automating the exhausting task of opening and closing your curtains ($99 per panel).

Your Hosts:

Alan Jackson (the older Brother) is a producer of online content with Jackson Creative and survey researcher with Jackson Insight.

Brian Jackson (the younger Brother) is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at Pacific University and Product Director/Consultant at Senaptec, Inc.

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