Author Archives: Amber Mac

Disruption Magazine Cover & Feature Essay

Whether it was leaving a full-time journalism gig on the East Coast to work in start-up world in San Fran OR jumping headfirst into social media when everyone around me thought it was a, *ahem*, fad, I’ve always embraced disruption. This fall, it’s a real honour to be on the… Read More

Burrison Law Website, Marketing & Branding

Amber Mac and the Konnekt team helped Toronto-based lawyer Alison Burrison launch her new firm’s website and branding. Alison’s compassion and experience were key factors in helping us present her new company online and we’re now working on marketing strategy to help bring Burrison Law the attention it deserves. Check… Read More

Watch My Smart Condo Tour with Tridel

It’s easy to see that technology and Toronto are moving together in many ways. With over 4,000 active startups and leadership in AI and fintech, Toronto is one of the world’s leading innovation hubs. Add to that projects like the upcoming Sidewalk Toronto – a 3.3 million square foot mixed use… Read More

#TheFeed: Samsung Galaxy Note9, Netflix, Ziva VFX & Root AI

TF148: GadgetMatch’s Michael Josh joins us to talk about Samsung’s new device and what you need to know about upgrading. Also, we welcome Michael Smit from Ziva VFX to learn how his company created the most realistic shark on the big screen for The Meg. We also speak to Josh Lessing… Read More

Extortion Emails Containing Your Username & Password

Guest Post by Ryan Duquette – Founder and Principal, Hexigent Consulting Inc. In the last few days we have had many concerned people contact us in relation to an email they had recently received.  For some, this particular email ended up in their junk folder, while for… Read More

#TheFeed: IGTV, Secure iPhones, Email Replies & Kids Tech

TF146: We talk to Ryan Duquette, our cybercrime specialist from Hexigent, about Apple’s decision to block law enforcement’s access to the iPhone. Also, our favorite Internet video star @Brittlestar joins us to talk about Instagram’s new venture, IGTV, which gives video creators the ability to produce and share up to… Read More

5 Kid-Friendly Smart Summer Tech Toys & Apps

Summer is a great time to get your kids involved in some educational fun, so here are five tech toys/apps that I wanted to share (and you can also watch my video on Global News discussing some of these here). Learn about the Night Sky Celestron’s Cometron 7… Read More

#TheFeed: A Psychopath Bot, Viryl Technologies, and Workali

TF145: We talk to Workali about how they are matching jobs seekers and recruiters all with an AI bot. Also, storyteller Cameron Brown shares how he brought 80 strangers together for his video, “There Is Still Time.” Plus, Viryl Technologies joins us to talk about how they are helping the… Read More