AmberMac Archive: HolidayGifts

Smart Gift Ideas for Kids: 5 Great STEM Toys

Our friends at Actua Canada have an awesome gift guide that we covered in our recent AmberMac Holiday Guide LIVE special. Here is our video with five of our favorite STEM toys from that list, and you can find the links for each below. Product Links… Read More

AmberMac Holiday Guide LIVE 2018 Video Special & Giveaway

Here is the third annual AmberMac Holiday Guide LIVE on Facebook and on my site, Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Seasonal tech tips, gift ideas, and some awesome giveaways (CLICK HERE to enter the giveaway – this will open in a new tab/window so you can keep watching the… Read More

#TheFeed: Gift Suggestions; Online Safety; & Smart Toys

TF162: This week, Marc Saltzman recommends his favorite gadgets to gift your loved ones. Also, Amitai Rottem, Product Manager from Windows Defender, reveals how to stay safe while online shopping. Plus, we break down the Top 5 smart toys for your kids this holiday season. In Socially Speaking,… Read More

Samsung SmartThings & Galaxy Note9: Review

With so much excitement in the air this time of year, it’s easy to be overwhelmed or distracted as special holiday moments whirl past in a blur. My tried-and-true method for keeping ahead of the Christmas chaos is to stay organized with some helpful tech! With the assistance of… Read More

7 Super Tiny Holiday Tech Gift Ideas

This year the best gifts under the tree may not be the ones in the biggest boxes. Whether you’re travelling to family functions or shipping your presents across the country, save space with the small items that pack a huge punch. Here’s our list of elf-sized tech that’s sure to… Read More

What Would Santa Want? 5 Wishlist Picks

Just because Santa is part of an age-old tradition, doesn’t mean he can’t keep up with the ever-changing word of technology. This year, we guessed what high-tech gear Santa might have on his wishlist. Polar Seal Heated Zip Top Ever wonder what Santa’s wearing beneath that big red suit? His… Read More

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

Your Smart Kitchen for Holiday Meals

The holidays are about coming together with family and friends to celebrate the season and, for most of us, to enjoy some delicious food. As much as we all love to indulge in the piles of shortbread or an extra scoop of mashed potatoes, wouldn’t it be nice if preparing… Read More

Computer Security: Webcam Protection & Antivirus

’Tis the season to click on links, and after a couple of clicks too far, my friend Michael’s Mac recently came to a standstill thanks to malware. Malware (ill-intentioned software like rootkits, ransomware, and trojans) can strike when you least expect it. Whether you’re shopping online or getting a holiday message… Read More