AmberMac Archive: gadgets

commandN Holiday Special 2018

Don’t miss our commandN Holiday Special LIVE on Facebook and right here at AmberMac.com (right here on this very page, so bookmark it now). We’ll have holiday-themed tech tips, gadget recommendations, and some great prizes, so put it in your calendar (and be sure to watch live for a special… Read More

3 Gift Ideas to Wow Your Boss

Whether you work for a large company or a small business, the holiday season means gift-giving in the office. If your boss is on your list, I’m happy to share that I just wrote a post on “Gift ideas to WOW your boss” for Staples Canada. After all, buying the… Read More

Ink’d Wireless Earbuds Review

Looking for some good wireless headphones that won’t break the bank? Check out Lara Killian’s review of Skullcandy’s Ink’d WIreless Earbuds. [from commandN Feb 2018] From the manufacturer: “For all-day listening and comfort, Ink’d Wireless delivers Bluetooth functionality in a low-profile and lightweight design that won’t… Read More

What You Need To Know: iPhone XR/XS/Max, Apple Watch Series 4 & More

Apple’s September 2018 event was mostly about iterating on existing technology, but there were a few surprises, too. Here is all you need to know, plus a timeline of when everything will be released (because we love you). New 2018 iPhones Apple introduced three new iPhones – the iPhone XS… Read More

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

Holiday How-To: Make Your Own Photo Tree

I have thousands of photos on my phone, so I was looking for a fun way to share some family favs. In partnership.with HP Canada, I created my very own photo tree. It took me a couple of hours to plan and print (using the $159.99 HP… Read More

iPhone X, Apple Watch 3, Apple TV 4K at Apple Event

Tim Cook and crew took to the new Steve Jobs Theater stage in their new Apple Park campus for the first time ever to announce not one, but two new (and substantially different from one-another) iPhones, a major upgrade for the Apple Watch, and even a 4K HDR Apple TV. Read More

#TheFeed: Musical AR, 3D Printed Pancakes & Coffee-Making Fridges

TF111: We speak to singer/songwriter and digital art innovator Beatie Wolfe about bringing augmented reality to the music industry. Plus, our own Amber Mac is 3D printing pancakes and getting her fridge to make her coffee – we tell you how. Michael O’Hara from GSMA shares why the World Mobile… Read More