Articles & Reviews

Privacy Backlash (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 4/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. Consumers are honing in on how companies are… Read More

Autonomous Things (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 3/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. One of the most popular autonomous things in… Read More

Ethical Tech (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 2/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. Earlier this past December, The New York Times… Read More

Smart Spaces (AmberMac 2019 Tech Trends 1/5)

Welcome to 2019 (and thank you for all your support in 2018). To kick off a new year, I’m sharing a mini-series of posts covering my top 5 tech trends – these trends will affect the way we work, live, and play. Our first post is about moving beyond… Read More

6 Holiday Gift Ideas from Kids for Kids

Back for their second AmberMac Holiday Guide are Maggie and my son, gamerzookeeper, with great gifts for kids from a kid’s perspective. Find the links for all of them below the video. Cozmo Anki Popsockets Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader… Read More

5 High-Tech Gifts to Stay Warm this Winter

When the weather outside is frightful, there’s warmth to be found in creative heat-saving tech. Whether your loved ones are outdoors building snow forts or cuddled up inside, keep them snug and toasty with these winter warm-up gift ideas. Sound Huggles Sound Huggles wireless earmuff headphones work double duty… Read More

Smart Gift Ideas for Kids: 5 Great STEM Toys

Our friends at Actua Canada have an awesome gift guide that we covered in our recent AmberMac Holiday Guide LIVE special. Here is our video with five of our favorite STEM toys from that list, and you can find the links for each below. Product Links… Read More

AmberMac Holiday Guide LIVE 2018 Video Special & Giveaway

Here is the third annual AmberMac Holiday Guide LIVE on Facebook and on my site, Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Seasonal tech tips, gift ideas, and some awesome giveaways (CLICK HERE to enter the giveaway¬†– this will open in a new tab/window so you can keep watching the… Read More

Samsung SmartThings & Galaxy Note9: Review

With so much excitement in the air this time of year, it’s easy to be overwhelmed or distracted as special holiday moments whirl past in a blur. My tried-and-true method for keeping ahead of the Christmas chaos is to stay organized with some helpful tech! With the assistance of… Read More

7 Super Tiny Holiday Tech Gift Ideas

This year the best gifts under the tree may not be the ones in the biggest boxes. Whether you’re travelling to family functions or shipping your presents across the country, save space with the small items that pack a huge punch. Here’s our list of elf-sized tech that’s sure to… Read More