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Spring Is Loaded with Apple Goodies
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Blog, Thingee Tech-Talk

The Apple April 20 Spring loaded event was full of tech goodies, running the gamut from the “reinvented” Apple Card Family credit card to the hot-rodded iPad Pro featuring the new M1 processor.  Notable announcements include: a revamped podcasting system featuring subscription content; a purple iPhone; the new AirTag device location tracker; Apple TV 4K…

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How Covid Reset the Delivery Economy | Thingee’s Tech Talk
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Blog, Thingee Tech-Talk

The Covid-19 pandemic has driven companies and organizations to adopt contactless and remote communication technologies at a faster rate than they might have otherwise done in order to stay competitive and provide necessary services. In this Tech Talk we take a look at how businesses and organizations have used technology to respond to the challenges…

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Tech Talk Rewind: Delivery in the Time of Covid | Thingee’s Tech Talk
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Blog, Thingee Tech-Talk

Rob & Jeff revisit an earlier Tech Talk about Covid-19’s impact on businesses. Service, safety, and convenience are keys in what has become largely a “delivery economy.” One potential effect of these changes may include leveling the playing field for mom and pop shops and large box stores with online ordering, personal shoppers, and in-car…

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A Look at Audio Streaming Services | Thingee’s Tech Talk
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Blog, Thingee Tech-Talk

Whether you’re a cool kid into high-fidelity FLAC or you’re just into hassle-free passive listening, there’s likely an audio streaming service out there for you. This week we follow up on our previous conversation about home audio hardware and turn our attention to what music streaming services are out there to choose from. Music streaming…

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Say It With Sound: The Valentine Home Audio Review | Thingee’s Tech Talk
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Blog, Thingee Tech-Talk

Near and dear to our Valentine hearts is the subject of audio, and this week we talk about whole home audio hardware while waiting out the six more weeks of winter that a certain famous furry mammal has predicted. Whole home audio systems are the way to go in the 21st century. Whether it’s the…

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CES 2021 Rundown | Thingee’s Tech Talk
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Thingee News

CES 2021, the massive annual consumer electronics show, was an all-digital affair this year due to Covid-19 pandemic concerns. Running from January 11 through January 14, the show’s presentations and exhibits will continue to be open for registered attendees until February 15 at https://digital.ces.tech/home. The event currently plans to return to Las Vegas for CES…

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2020 Holiday Gift Giving Ideas | Thingee’s Tech Talk
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Thingee News

Need some help with your 2020 holiday gift shopping? Check out Jeff and Rob as they run down some of their favorite tech toys for the season. Just the thing(s) for whiling away the long winter hours. What’s in the bag this year? Have a listen and see. This one runs the gamut. 2020 Holiday…

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(Don’t) Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Scam
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Thingee News

The holidays are here again, and so are the scammers. In this week’s Tech Teach, Rob and Jeff identify some of the newest holiday scams, so you know what you’re up against.  Sadly, the scams keep getting more numerous and sophisticated (as if 2020 weren’t challenging enough). Phishing emails are still the number one method…

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“One More Thing”: The Apple Silicon Big Reveal
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Thingee Tech-Talk

If you thought Apple’s October announcement was big, get this: November’s “One More Thing” event blows past it with the reveal of the extraordinary Apple M1 chip.  The M1 chip is a processing powerhouse. 16 billion transistors, integrated CPU, GPU, Neural Engine, and I/O, all packed into a single chip, the M1 delivers amazing improvements…

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Tech Talk Rewind: “911 What’s Your Emergency?”
  • Posted by: Jeff Bromley
  • Category: Thingee News

This week’s Tech Talk Rewind reprises Jeff’s review of Apple’s Medical ID & Emergency SOS features from iOS 11. These features are well designed and easy to set up and use. iOS 11 Emergency Features:  Medical ID – set up your emergency contacts and pertinent health information right on the Apple Health app that is…

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