AmberMac Archive: gadgets

#TheFeed: Android Oreo, Trump Twitter & Search Shopping

TF110: We speak to TechCrunch’s Darrell Etherington about the latest cookie from Google and what to expect from Apple September 12th. Plus, we have Alexandra Hunnings from Google who shares the best way to use search to simplify your back-to-school shopping (and she explains how Google knows the 80s and… Read More

Back-to-School Gadgets & Apps

As much as we might want summer to last forever, we’re only a couple of weeks from the start of a new school year. With that in mind, here are some great gadgets and apps to start your school year right. For Families: Cozi App (free) The Cozi App… Read More

#TheFeed: Back-to-School Tech, Safe Passwords, Lego TV & Healthy Chatbots

TF108: We talk to security expert Ryan Duquette of Hexigent about new password creation rules, and chat with teen entrepreneur Alexandra Philp-Reeves about her new company, Emojihealth, where they’re building a chatbot that helps keep teens healthy. We also speak to Marc Saltzman about the top 5 tech gadgets… Read More

Google Home: Product Deep Dive

When you start using voice assistant technology, it’s a liberating experience. In fact, according to a recent report called ‘Speak-Easy,’ nine out of 10 people said that “when voice technology works properly, it really simplifies my life.” While I’ve used voice commands on my phone, I’ve never had… Read More

Best Bets: Summer Travel Gadgets

In the coming months, thousands of families will hit the road for their summer adventures. Whether they’re travelling by plane, train, or automobile, my son Connor (age 8) and I have hand-picked these top tech products to make the trip easier – and a lot more fun. BB-8 Car Charger… 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

TheOtherMac: Siri Speaker, New iPads, and iOS 11 at Apple’s WWDC17

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote usually brings more under-the-hood info than a lot of people are interested in, so we’ve boiled Tim Cook’s keynote down to a few key areas so you don’t have to wade through a two-and-a-half hour video to find the best bits (heads up, the… 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