Brothers in Tech

News Apps & Services

Whether you are interested in good news, bad news, or fake news…there is no shortage of news content for our consumption and no shortage of methods for consuming it. However, the Brothers believe there are some apps/services that are better than others for you to access quality information. With an expert on communication by our…

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Cell Phone Service Episode Statistics

Although on the surface it may not sound like the sexiest of topics…this is certainly a topic that most of us have a vested interest in. From the early days of long-term contracts and counting minutes, to today’s data-filled packages, cell phone services may have evolved…but continue to be an essential part of our lives (or necessary…

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The October Brothers in Tech Suggestions (BITS) Episode

You know, sometimes you just have to give the audience what they want…and we know you want more BiTs! So, we are here to please. In this episode of Brothers in Tech, the Brothers each provide two BiTs (Brothers in Tech Suggestions) that we think you will enjoy. This round is all about apps and…

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Email Features… Requirements & Aspirations

Although we try not to repeat topics on Brothers in Tech…there are some topics that just need more attention…or are the bane of our existence. Revisiting our earlier series on email, the Brothers discuss numerous features that should be considered when searching for email bliss. Features we have to have…features we like to have…and features…

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The iOS 15 Update

Apple recently released an update to their mobile operating system (iOS 15), and as usual…the Brothers are early adopters. What’s to like? What’s not to like? The Brothers break down the key new features in this upgrade, and whether they are ready for primetime. Although we always recommend waiting for the 2nd or 3rdupdate to a…

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Raspberry Pi 

Mmmmmm….pie. They come in all flavors, shapes, and sizes…and are so good. But, could they run your home security system?  Well, maybe not the type of pie you are thinking of…but a Raspberry Pi certainly could! In this episode of Brothers in Tech, the Brothers discuss the beauty of the $35 ‘do it yourself’ computer, and ideas of…

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Messaging

Remember when you would actually call someone to ask a question or just to see how they were doing? Yeah, it has been a while.  If you are like most of us, the quick call has been replaced by sending a text, emoji, or reaction…and the options for sending those messages has grown significantly. In this…

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How Sharp is the Image?

If you are tech fans like us…and we know you are, you enjoy seeing cool (and sometimes crazy) ways that technology can solve a problem. And, what better place to let those fascinations run wild than the Sharper Image catalog. In this episode, the Brothers try out something new (and not because they just didn’t…

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The August Brothers in Tech Suggestions (BITS) Episode

Well, we made you wait long enough…it is time to bring some more BiTs (Brothers in Tech Suggestions)! Since we didn’t have a guest to join us for this episode, we each stepped up and brought a couple of picks for you (along with a couple of updates on recently discussed services Trim and PayPal. Be sure to…

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Moving Your Money

Well, if you listened to the last episode, you now know some strategies for managing your money…but what if you wanted to share that money with someone else?  Let’s say Brian wanted to send some money to Alan (yeah, this is obviously a hypothetical situation)…what is the best and most efficient way of doing that? In this episode, the Brothers discuss several services for person-to-person money transfers and the pros and cons of each. Plus, they stumble through an admittedly incomplete explanation of cryptocurrency to provide you just enough info to be dangerous.

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