AmberMac Archive: family

#TheFeed: Amanda Lang’s New Book, Take-Out Help, Toys & FB AR

TF093: On this week’s ep, we talk with Bloomberg’s Amanda Lang on her new book, The Beauty of Discomfort, and she explains why it’s OK to get uncomfortable (in fact, she says it’s good for your business and your life). We also chat with Manish Rathu, CEO of JoyRun, about how… Read More

#TheFeed: “On Second Thought” Creator on Text Regret

TF086: If you’re impulsive then you’ll be happy to know that it’s now possible to take back a text you sent before it gets to the recipient. We chat with On Second Thought app creator Maci Peterson about getting control of your messages. Plus, @Brittlestar joins us to talk about his… Read More

The Feed: LEGO’s Boost is Bringing Coding to Kids

Michael McNally joins us to talk about how the world’s most famous toy company is using programming to bring LEGO to life. Plus, get expert advice from real “Sensay” people while chatting on your favorite messaging app. We also speak with Stream about making a living as a live… Read More

Protect Your Kids with KidsWifi

Parents know that it’s tough to manage where your child is going online but thanks to a new product called Kids Wifi, things can be a little easier! The KidsWifi device lets you manage internet access from a simple dashboard (see my video below to check it out) where you can control the following… 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

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

Parrot Pot Smart Planter

If you’ve got someone in your life like me, who loves houseplants but tends to stick to no-fuss varieties to make tending them easier, then you should definitely check out the Parrot Pot. This smart self-watering planter opens up a whole new variety of indoor gardening options and won’t forget to keep a close… Read More

The Feed: TF073 Jewelbots Kids Coding Co-Founder Brooke Moreland

We talk to Brooke Moreland, co-founder of Jewelbots, about building smart, programmable friendly bracelets to teach girls and boys how to code. Also on the show, Internet celebrity Casie Stewart on the importance of full disclosure when working with brands in the online space. Plus, how the Myo armband,… Read More

Great Gift Ideas from the 15secTech Vault

We’ll be doing a lot more product reviews over the next few weeks as part of the AmberMac Holiday Guide, but to kick things off, we thought we’d take a look back at three cool products we’ve covered in the past year that haven’t made it over to the AmberMac.com… Read More