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commandN May 2018: Giant Robots, Smart Padlocks, Flipcard Apps & More

commandN tests Yanny vs. Laurel, Amber covers PicMonkey & BitDefender, Jeff reivews Duolingo’s Tinycards app, Lara’s got an amazing smart padlock review, plus WWDC, Matt Groening’s new fantasy cartoon series, we talk to old friend and commandN V1 co-host, Mike Lazazzera, and lots more geeky tech fun! Watch the… Read More

5 Effective Photo Taking Tips

Photos have become such an important element of social media posts and sharing that we frequently find ourselves giving our digital marketing clients guidance on how to make the most of photo opportunities. With smartphones have such amazing cameras these days, it’s easier than ever to get great pics no… Read More

commandN April 2018: Facebook Woes, Amazon LOTR, Philips Hue

commandN talks IMAX & Marvel, Facebook privacy, Disney Star Wars, autonomous cars, Amazon’s Lord of the Rings, & lots more geeky tech fun (including a Star Trek DS9 cast interview from the vaults). With Amber Mac, Jeff MacArthur, & Lara Killian. Watch the above video on Facebook for links… Read More

commandN March 2018: HQTrivia, Vero, eSports & ALF

This month, we’ve got a look at the new Samsung S9; esports chat with Splyce’s Marty Strenczewilk; Jeff’s Geeky Show & Tell (including Alf); travel charger & waterproof speaker reviews; Vero warnings; HQTrivia updates & lots more – including an iPhone case giveaway! Watch the above video on… Read More

3 Ways Google’s Family Link App Keeps Kids Safe Online

As a parent, I know it’s challenging to stay up-to-date with today’s non-stop technology. Thankfully, there are now more ways than ever for moms, dads, and guardians to keep children safe. If your son or daughter is using an Android device, here’s how Google’s Family Link app can help… Read More

Vero Social Networking App Review

Although the social networking app Vero has been online for a few years, in the past week it’s skyrocketed to the top of the app charts. Many are calling it the new Instagram, while others are questioning its roots. Here is my take on what Vero does well (and, like… Read More

QardioBase Wireless Smart Scale Review

A healthy tech review of the QardioBase wireless smart scale – a great way to track your weight and other body factors. [from commandN Feb 2018] From the manufacturer: “QardioBase is the first scale that lets you reach your goals stress-free. It measures not only your… Read More

commandN Feb 2018: Deepfakes, Healthy Tech, Pixelbook Giveaway

First ep of commandN V3 is live (next episode is March 7, 2018)! We talk deepfakes, healthy tech, Snapchat’s future, what we’re streaming, and lots more – plus we’ve got our Google Pixelbook Giveaway (watch to find out how to enter). Watch the above video on Facebook for links… Read More

Pixel 2: Three Hidden Features I Love

I’ve been testing out Google’s new smartphone, the Pixel 2, since late last fall. If you are new to this device, here are three of my fav features that you should try out right now (all these features work on both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL). 1. AR… Read More

2018 Tech Trends: Voice Assistants, Live Video & AI

In my first AmberMac newsletter of 2018, I shared some insights into this year’s tech trends. I know not everyone is a subscriber and I wanted to make sure everyone could have a look, so I’m putting the key parts in this post on my blog (but if you… Read More