Brothers in Tech
Brothers in Tech
Jun 12, 2020
Computers - Deep Dive #1: Operating Systems
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So you are thinking of buying a new computer? Now that you have learned about the various form-factor options (episode 6.0), now it is time to think about what operating system (OS) is right for you. In the first deep-dive into the world of computers, the Brothers discuss the pros and cons of the major OS options: Windows Mac Chrome Linux In addition, the “BiTS” (Brothers in Tech Suggestions): Brian’s Pick = Fantastical: An outstanding calendar app (Apple devices only…Mac, iPhone, iPad) that not only improves the native calendar experience (e.g., natural language input, layout), but brings a useful menu bar calendar to your system. Limited free version (& trial), subscription full version (~$4/month). Alan’s Pick = CleanMyMac: An app (Mac only, obviously) that performs some great maintenance scripts to keep your computer running smooth, as well as provides access to helpful information/tasks in the menu bar. $34.95 (1 license), or part of the SetApp subscription. Have any feedback for the Brothers regarding this topic (or future topics)? Email
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