Brothers in Tech

Cyber Monday Purchases & Passes

Although we rarely need a special occasion to shop for technology…it is nice to have some extra incentive. And, the discounts offered on Cyber Monday are usually a pretty good excuse to open the wallet. Now that the 2022 Cyber Monday has come and gone, the Brothers are ready to discuss the purchases that they…

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Online Document Sharing

It is almost the holiday season…the time for sharing. And what better way to show your loved ones you care than to share some digital files with them. Ok, that was a bit of a stretch…but file sharing is an essential process in today’s digital world. The only question is, what service should you use? Well,…

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Social Media Alternatives & MacOS 13

Elon Musk has purchased Twitter? Wow…we all must be super excited about that! Well, not really…so maybe it is time to talk about alternatives for your twitter-like fix. Alan breaks down some of the possible alternatives for Twitter, their potential and limitations, and what to be on the lookout for if you are trying to…

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Network Storage (NAS) & Plex

Well, if you are a fan of the show…you will know that Alan has a real thing for back-ups. I mean…it is a borderline unhealthy relationship with backing up his files. But, for this episode, that obsession may just benefit all of us as he explains his latest step in backing up his files via…

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Tech Updates & BiTes

Well, you have probably heard of a “slow news week”…and for Brothers in Tech, this was our version of that. We didn’t have a new topic to cover, so we decided to update each other on our own current tech projects. Did Alan’s computer survive its bath? Has Brian had any luck setting up Homebridge…

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Apple Announcements & BiTes

New Apple products were announced this week, and the Brothers are here to give you the full rundown! New iPads and Apple TVs… Are they worth a purchase? Any features should you be excited about? Compatible with your current equipment? Watch/listen for the overview, and get some BiTes (Brothers in Tech Efficiencies) as a bonus! Hint,…

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Mac Laptops!

Although we have discussed the Mac computer line-up before (see the “Mac Buying Guide” episode from May 2022), now we actually have hands-on experience to share! Both Brothers have recently purchased/acquired new Apple laptops, and are ready to share their thoughts on likes, dislikes, and advice for those in the market. Do the Brothers agree on the deciding factors were…

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Computer Productivity & Efficiency Tips

Have you ever thought about all the time that you spend on your computer…not actually doing work, but rather taking steps in order to be able to do work? Want to open or switch to an application?…there is a few steps you have to take for that. Want to add bullets in a document?…there are…

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September 2022 BiTs

OK, if you listened live to last week’s show, we are sorry! Audio issues sunk the BiTs episode, which is a bummer as we had a friend of the show Bill Carrigan back with us! But, that just means we will have to bring him back for another episode…And we get a chance to do another…

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Apple iOS 16

  Apple just released its latest mobile operating system (iOS 16, for iPhone), and although it is not our recommendation for you to be the first/early adopters of any software update…the Brothers have thrown caution to the wind and installed and tested the update so that we can give you a first-hand look at the…

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