AmberMac Archive: audio

#TheFeed: Student-Built Gifts, Olly the Robot, and FB’s Organic Reach

TF123: We have some student-built gift ideas from Tyler Irving from the University of Toronto’s Engineering Department, including a build-it-yourself robot kit, a revolutionary pressure cooker, and a first-of-its-kind universal hex key, all designed by U of T Engineering alumni and students. We also talk to GadgetMatch’s Michael Josh about… Read More

#TheFeed: Hannah Alper, Spectrums, Captchas & Smart Kitchens

TF119: We talk to Hannah Alper, a 14-year-old blogger and activist, about her new book, Momentus. We also speak to the founder of Spectrums about how his new company makes it easy to create one single identity for all your social media accounts. Plus, Amber shares updates from her high-tech… Read More

#TheFeed: Selling Old Gadgets, Simple Websites, Wattpad & More

TF117: We talk to Allen Lau from Wattpad, the storytelling platform, about their company’s venture into video. Plus, we speak to tech expert Marc Saltzman about tips to make a simple website in under an hour. We also get advice from our cyber security expert Ryan Duquette from Hexigent about… Read More

#TheFeed: Scary Searches, Marketing to Kids, AI & Cheez

TF115: We talk to Google’s Alexandra Hunnings about the scariest searches in advance of both Friday the 13th and Halloween. Plus, we we debate how technology companies market to kids. Our favorite video star @Brittlestar joins us to talk about what could be the next Vine (say Cheez). In Socially… Read More

#TheFeed: Smartphone Cameras, Branded Content & Halloween Costumes

TF114: GadgetMatch’s Michael Josh tells us which new smartphone camera takes the best pics. Plus, Ryan Duquette from Hexigent joins us with an Equifax update and how to protect our kids online. Plus, Ted Nash with the recipe for creating branded content that tells better stories. In Socially Speaking, we… Read More