AmberMac Archive: video

Parrot Pot Smart Planter

If you’ve got someone in your life like me, who loves houseplants but tends to stick to no-fuss varieties to make tending them easier, then you should definitely check out the Parrot Pot. This smart self-watering planter opens up a whole new variety of indoor gardening options and won’t forget to keep a close… Read More

MonoShot Mobile Tripod

The MonoShot is an incredibly handy piece of equipment to really transform your mobile photograph and videography work. MonoShot is super portable at 1.9 lbs and a folded-up length of only 19.5″, and it’s essentially three key components: a sturdy tripod bottom with telescoping legs and four different positions to get the stability… Read More

Great Gift Ideas from the 15secTech Vault

We’ll be doing a lot more product reviews over the next few weeks as part of the AmberMac Holiday Guide, but to kick things off, we thought we’d take a look back at three cool products we’ve covered in the past year that haven’t made it over to the AmberMac.com… Read More

New MacBook Pro, Apple TV App, and More

Apple’s “Hello Again” special event focused on a new MacBook Pro and some Apple TV updates, so let’s look at them each in turn. New MacBook Pro The new laptops come in 13″ and 15″ sizes that are, respectively, 14.9mm and 15.5 mm thin, and 23% and 20%… Read More

3 Tips for More Effective Emails

Email is a necessary evil in today’s work world, and there is still a lot frustrating about the experience. For instance, do you ever get a reply to an email you sent where you were asking for specific information or a certain response, and then you wonder why the person on… Read More

FB Live: Is Musical.ly safe for young kids?

Musical.ly is a “video social network app for video creation, messaging, and live broadcasting” – and it’s the topic of a couple of my #AmberMacLive Facebook Live segments that you can find below (excuse the sound issue at the beginning of the first one – we get it fixed and… Read More

PolitiFact.com’s Truth-O-Meter Fact Checking

The US election is coming up fast and the debates are in full swing. During this campaign especially, I’ve heard from so many people who just want an unbiased place they can go to fact check the many claims of candidates and their parties. Thankfully, we’ve got the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact.com website to… Read More

Noun Project Icons & Apps

Finding the perfect icon to represent something on your website or design project can be hard, but a community of dedicated designers and illustrators is aiming to make it a lot easier. The Noun Project is a searchable database of icons created with one purpose: to try to provide a simple… Read More

Parrot Airborne Cargo Minidrone

We reviews Parrot’s awesome Jumping Race Minidrone previously, and we’re loving their Airborne Cargo Minidrone as well. This quadricopter is a great entry-level drone that’s easy to fly, has four replaceable rotors, and can reach speeds of over 10mph. The “Cargo” in its name refers to the… Read More