AmberMac Blog

#TheFeed: Tech for Sleep & Snoring, Planet of the Apps, and More

TF102: Boomerang Parental Control’s Justin Payeur joins us to share how an app can make screen time easier at bedtime and during summertime. Plus, we chat with Smart Nora’s Behrouz Hariri about how smart tech can help your partner from snoring up a storm (so you get a better night’s… Read More

#EyeTech: Eating for Seeing & How to #LoseYourReaders

In a world increasingly filled with screens, what are the consequences for our eye health? That’s what we asked Optometrist Michael Kaplan at Alcon’s recent event promoting their high-performance multi-focal contact lenses. The luncheon—an elevated affair complete with floral arrangements, marble tables, and velvet love seats— was organized by Cohn… Read More

#TheFeed: YouTube Adpocalypse, Self-Driving Cars, & AI

TF100: We chat with Sandeep Pandya, President of Netradyne, about the latest trends in AI for self-driving vehicles and what challenges lie ahead. We also speak to Siqi Mou from HelloAva about using machine learning to find the right skin care products. Plus, our favorite video star @Brittlestar is in… Read More

5 Father’s Day Gadgets Under $100

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to share a few of my fav gift ideas for the dads in your life. Tile (4-pack ~$70) If your dad misplaces his keys or phone on a regular basis, give him one of the most useful tech trackers around. Read More

Amber Mac Signs On As Scotiabank Ambassador

After working with Scotiabank on a number of projects over the past couple of years, I’m thrilled to announce that we are officially working together on a new collaboration. As a Scotiabank Ambassador, I will be hosting community events, anchoring live streams, supporting social media, and creating digital content to… Read More

Facebook LIVE: Shopify & the President of the NYSE

In case you missed it, for the latest episode (shot and co-produced by AmberMac Media Inc.) of Shopify’s Build a Bigger Business Facebook Live series, I interviewed Tom Farley, President of the New York Stock Exchange, about networking secrets and entrepreneurship. Read More

Android Pay: Canadian Launch & Moneris Giveaway

Canadians can now make contactless purchases with Android Pay (download app here). In fact, with just one tap, you can now use your phone to pay securely in at hundreds of thousands of stores and via some of your favorite apps. As a small business owner,… Read More

TheOtherMac: Augmented reality, the iMac Pro, and more at Apple’s WWDC17

I recently wrote about Apple’s new “Siri speaker”, iPads, and iOS 11 announcements from their Worldwide Developers Conference, so I’ll cover off the rest of the keynote below. Again, the underlying thrust for a lot of things was about machine learning, especially how this relates to Siri’s abilities, and setting… Read More

TheOtherMac: Siri Speaker, New iPads, and iOS 11 at Apple’s WWDC17

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote usually brings more under-the-hood info than a lot of people are interested in, so we’ve boiled Tim Cook’s keynote down to a few key areas so you don’t have to wade through a two-and-a-half hour video to find the best bits (heads up, the… Read More