Author Archives: Amber Mac

Hot Summer Tech to Save Time & Have More Fun!

With summer well underway, we’re all thinking about ways we can save time in our homes and have more fun on the road. To share the hottest tech of the summer, Amber Mac is here with her top picks. Amber, let’s start making smarter summer s’mores. Cooking: Make Perfect S’Mores… Read More

This Is Mining S3E3: Indigenous Activism Turned Advocacy

Canada has the critical minerals the world needs for electrification and a green energy future, but accessing them is not without roadblocks. Two major challenges are investment and permitting, both intertwined when it comes to the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples in major Northern development projects. JP Gladu, prominent… Read More

This Is Mining S3E1: Geopolitics & the Demand for Critical Minerals

The growth and demand for critical minerals is impressive and daunting, according to our first guest, Duncan Wood, the Vice President for Strategy & New Initiatives at the Wilson Center, a Washington DC based think tank. We can’t have an energy transition without extractive resources, Wood says, and the race… Read More

Earth Day Tech 2022: 5 Tips, Tools, & Products

Earth Day is coming up on Friday, April 22nd, so it’s a good time to learn about making sustainable choices for your home and the planet. Here are five new green-friendly tech tips, tools, and product with a focus on a better future. Save Energy with a Smart Thermostat… Read More

Reimagining a Better Planet & Personalization – Powered by Samsung

We recently wrapped a Wellness Tech Tour – a week-long virtual campaign at media outlets across the country featuring the latest in technology to monitor and manage your physical and mental health. One of the first products we spotlighted was the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, which features innovative… Read More

Wellness Tech: 5 Tips, Tech, and Tools to Fight February Blues

We hear a lot about the February blues, that time of the year when people need extra help to stay healthy, connected, and well. Here are more of the latest tech, best apps, and newest tools to get through this winter. Track Wellness with Wearables: Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 For many… Read More

Holiday Apps 2021: 5 Picks for a Stress-Free December

Whether it’s holiday decorating, gift giving, or healthy living, many of us could use a little help to make our lives easier during these busy December days. Check out these 5 innovative apps for a stress-free holiday season. Control Holiday Lighting Philips Hue When paired with a… Read More

Holiday Kids Tech 2021: 5 Gift Ideas for Families

Whether you’re buying a gift for a new parent, searching for tech for a teenager, or keeping kids safe online, here is some of the smartest technology of 2021 for the whole family this holiday season and beyond. Track Baby’s Sleep: Owlet Smart Sock Plus The Owlet Smart… Read More