AmberMac Blog

The Feed: TF077 AmberMac’s Holiday Gift Guide

On this week’s show, Michael and I have FoodCloud CEO Iseult Ward, who joins us from Dublin, Ireland, to talk about connecting wasted food to charitable organizations. Also on the show, Hussein Fazal is in studio to discuss new chatbot service SnapTravel, the half human and half robot that… Read More

Scotiabank My Mobile Wallet & More

Thanks so much to Scotiabank for sponsoring the AmberMac Holiday Guide. Here are a few of their products that you should check out (see my video at the bottom for more details)… My Mobile Wallet (Android users) Scotiabank’s My Mobile Wallet allows customers to securely store their Scotiabank… Read More

Marathon LED Alarm Clock & USB Charging Station

If you have multiple devices you’re probably frequently searching for a spot to charge them, or the right cable and an empty outlet. The Marathon LED alarm clock with USB charging ports from the Marathon Watch Company solves a problem that is becoming more and more  common – freeing up space… Read More

The Feed: TF076 STEM Advocate Jennifer Flanagan

On this episode of #TheFeed, Mike Dover visits us in studio to talk about his new book Dante’s Infinite Monkeys: Technology Meets the 7 Deadly Sins. Also on the show, Actua’s Jennifer Flanagan on visiting all corners of the country to inspire young people to learn to code. Plus,… Read More

Netatmo Smart Home Products

Smart home technology is a great gift for the holidays for people on your list who want the hottest new tech. If you’re planning to buy a smart home product, consider something that is easy to set up and easy to manage. Some of my favorite picks are devices that… Read More

Holiday Guide Giveaway LIVE

My FIRST EVER Amber Mac Holiday Guide LIVE was Monday, December 12th at Noon. This one-hour broadcast  included gift ideas, tech reviews, holiday hacks, and lots more. Plus, I gave away a bunch of hot holiday prizes including: 1 Hatchimals toy 1 LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack 5 Scotiabank… Read More

LEGO Dimensions Video Game

Last year the new “Toys-to-Life” video game LEGO Dimensions was the number 1 holiday toy in Canada. My 7-year-old son has been playing the game since it first came out. He loves that it’s interactive and he’s especially excited about its Year 2 expansion packs (which were just released,… Read More

Photo Diary: Google shop Sleep Over

Try before you buy. That’s my tech shopping motto (not just this holiday season, but for a decade+). While we’re seeing a rise in online shopping (holiday spending in the US is expected to rise 18 percent this season), a lot of people still want to touch and feel… Read More

The Feed: TF075 Pokemon Champ Bennett Piercy

We talk to the North America Pokemon champ Bennett Piercy about the latest games for the holiday season, including Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon. Also on the show, Click and Grow’s Mattias Lepp joins us from Estonia to explain how to build a self-contained kitchen garden with Smart Garden… Read More

Spin Master Hatchimals Toy

Hatchimals is one of the hottest toys this season. There are five different species of Hatchimals, and each of these little toy animals start off their “lives” incubating inside an egg. The more your child plays with the egg, the faster it hatches, and the fun grows from there (check… Read More