Articles & Reviews

AMMI Executive Assistant Paid Internship Position

The AmberMac Media Inc. Executive Assistant Internship is an exciting, challenging, and career-building half-time (~20 hours/week, though varying from week-to-week) paid entry-level position that will develop key skills and provide essential experience for the successful applicant. The key aspects of this job are (in order of time spent): providing direct… Read More

AmberMac Holiday Guide LIVE 2017 Video Special & Giveaway

It’s that time of the year again, so be sure to check out my second annual AmberMac Holiday Guide on Facebook Live we did live on Tuesday, December 12th at Noon ET. In addition to some fun seasonal tips, like a special Toys for Kids segment and a holiday… Read More

App Review: Prodigy Game

by Amber Mac & Gamer Zookeeper Lots of kids love math, but some need a little extra encouragement to discover how fun math can be. My son (AKA Gamer Zookeeper) is now in Grade 3 and is diving into patterns, division, and multiplication. Like most students, he learns best through… Read More

Net Neutrality Day: July 12th

In the United States, the FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees. On July 12th, more than 180 companies, including Twitter, Amazon, Reddit, KickStarter,… Read More

5 Father’s Day Gadgets Under $100

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to share a few of my fav gift ideas for the dads in your life. Tile (4-pack ~$70) If your dad misplaces his keys or phone on a regular basis, give him one of the most useful tech trackers around. Read More

TV Interview: Uber Opens AI Research Hub in Toronto

Uber’s new state-of-the-art research facility in Toronto means the city is set to become a key player in driverless technology. With dozens of AI-related job opportunities, watch my 4-minute-long interview on Global News at Noon to find what it means for the future of autonomous vehicles in… Read More

Mother’s Day: Top 5 Tech Gifts Ideas

I recently did a quick search for Mother’s Day tech gifts, and I got the feeling that many of the articles were written by men. Let’s just say there are quite a few laptops, gaming systems, and portable chargers on the lists I found. While these items are all important, there are… Read More

Facebook LIVE: Mother’s Day Giveaway 2017

Women are big spenders. In fact, by 2018, Catalyst estimates that women will control $40 trillion of consumer spending worldwide. Moms make up a large percentage of this buying. When it comes to technology, this group also drives many of the electronics purchases in the home (from fitness trackers to… Read More

Facebook LIVE: 5 Hacks You Probably Don’t Know

The head of video at Facebook recently shared on her Facebook page that “…one in every five Facebook videos is a live broadcast – and over the past year, daily watch time for Facebook Live broadcasts has grown by more than 4x. Every day, we get to enjoy new use… Read More