Articles & Reviews

Top 4 Apps for a Healthy 2021

So far, 2021 is looking a lot different than other years, so to make your days a little bit easier and to start some healthy habits, here are some new-and-improved apps to eat better, shop local, stay calm, and stop doomscrolling. 1. Get Healthy: WW App… Read More

Tween & Teen Gift Ideas for the Holidays

If you have a tween or teen at home, chances are that they want some kind of tech for the holidays. Whether you’re looking for an all-in-one desktop, affordable video editing software, a VR headset for your gamer, better WiFi in the home for everyone, or the hottest new Nintendo… Read More

Apple October 2020 iPhone 12 (+ HomePod Mini) Event

Apple’s October 13, 2020, event took a slightly different form than usual, with the opening focusing on the smarthome-capable HomePod Mini before continuing on to cover the four new iPhone 12 models. I’ll note here that the new iPhones are all 5G capable, but since few of us currently have… Read More

3 Tips to Make Virtual Presentations Better

I presented two virtual keynotes yesterday (60 minutes and 30 minutes) in our AmberMac Media studio. I wanted to share three things that I’m learning can make remote talks even better. 1. Distributed Q&A In one of my sessions, after each of my 4 emerging technology trends accelerating in the… Read More

Tech Test: The LG gram for Entrepreneurs

For more than a decade, I’ve embraced the freedom to grow my business from coffee shops, airport terminals, hotel rooms, and, yes (especially now), my house. While we do have a dedicated studio space for video production, as a creative professional I enjoy a change in scenery to work on… Read More

Skype Meet Now How-to for Video Calls

Meet Now is a Zoom competitor that is part of Skype and lets you freely host unlimited video meetings (“in one click”) with no signups, downloads (unless you’re on a phone, in which case you need the Skype app), or purchase required. Video calls can have up to 50 people… Read More

5 Mother’s Day Tech Ideas for Life at Home

Mother’s Day 2020 might look a little different than some years, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find some great tech gifts for the mom in your life. Check out five products I love below (and scroll to the bottom to see our AmberMac Mother’s Day Tech 2020 video). Click… Read More

5-Step Framework for SMBs During COVID-19

Here is a 5-Step “Relentless Adaptation During COVID-19” framework I created for our business, AmberMac Media, which I recently presented at a virtual webinar. Please use/print to help your small business stay on track. Read More

In Conversation with Small Business Minister Mary Ng

Small businesses across the country are struggling right now. I’ve seen all your tweets, DMs, and comments. While there are extensive new federal government measures in place to support your organizations during COVID-19, there are also a lot of questions. After all, Canada is home to more than 1M… Read More