AmberMac Archive: online safety

3 Ways Google’s Family Link App Keeps Kids Safe Online

As a parent, I know it’s challenging to stay up-to-date with today’s non-stop technology. Thankfully, there are now more ways than ever for moms, dads, and guardians to keep children safe. If your son or daughter is using an Android device, here’s how Google’s Family Link app can help… Read More

Computer Security: Webcam Protection & Antivirus

’Tis the season to click on links, and after a couple of clicks too far, my friend Michael’s Mac recently came to a standstill thanks to malware. Malware (ill-intentioned software like rootkits, ransomware, and trojans) can strike when you least expect it. Whether you’re shopping online or getting a holiday message… Read More

Staying Safe in the Age of Cyberbullying

I recently worked with Telus to create a couple of videos on the subject of staying safe from cyberbullying. You’ll find both videos below (and on Facebook) and you can check out more tips to help keep your family and your community safer online at #TELUSWISE. 3 Offline Steps… 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: 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

#TheFeed: Back-to-School Tech, Safe Passwords, Lego TV & Healthy Chatbots

TF108: We talk to security expert Ryan Duquette of Hexigent about new password creation rules, and chat with teen entrepreneur Alexandra Philp-Reeves about her new company, Emojihealth, where they’re building a chatbot that helps keep teens healthy. We also speak to Marc Saltzman about the top 5 tech gadgets… Read More

#TheFeed: Hexigent’s Ryan Duquette on Phishing Scams

TF088: If you’re looking to get in shape with the latest tech, Craig Slagel from RunGo explains how his new app can help you explore a new city while you’re working out. We also chat with Ryan Duquette, a top security expert from the cyber-security and digital… Read More