AmberMac Blog

Top Holiday Helper Apps for 2017

It’s that time of year again when we’re all juggling a million different personal and professional tasks. To make this season a little bit easier, here are five apps that can help you with everything from making a better to-do list, tracking your shopping orders, sending Santa to a new… Read More

#TheFeed: Twitter 280, Live Green Perks, Dreamforce, & Our Tech Wishlist

TF120: We talk to Live Green Perks about how their urban app is rewarding residents who shop green. Plus, Salesforce Chief Digital Evangelist Vala Afshar calls in from Dreamforce to share his thoughts on how Artificial Intelligence and the fourth industrial revolution will change the way we do business. In… Read More

#TheFeed: Hannah Alper, Spectrums, Captchas & Smart Kitchens

TF119: We talk to Hannah Alper, a 14-year-old blogger and activist, about her new book, Momentus. We also speak to the founder of Spectrums about how his new company makes it easy to create one single identity for all your social media accounts. Plus, Amber shares updates from her high-tech… Read More

My First #RoomRescue #SavingsJourney

Within two years of meeting my husband, we quit our jobs, started a business, had a baby (our son is now 8), sold a home (my first home), bought a home, bought a vacation condo, and started managing an income property (his first home). Many years later, we are finally… Read More

#TheFeed: Selling Old Gadgets, Simple Websites, Wattpad & More

TF117: We talk to Allen Lau from Wattpad, the storytelling platform, about their company’s venture into video. Plus, we speak to tech expert Marc Saltzman about tips to make a simple website in under an hour. We also get advice from our cyber security expert Ryan Duquette from Hexigent about… Read More

App Review: Prodigy Game

by Amber Mac & Gamer Zookeeper Lots of kids love math, but some need a little extra encouragement to discover how fun math can be. My son (AKA Gamer Zookeeper) is now in Grade 3 and is diving into patterns, division, and multiplication. Like most students, he learns best through… Read More

#TheFeed: Scary Searches, Marketing to Kids, AI & Cheez

TF115: We talk to Google’s Alexandra Hunnings about the scariest searches in advance of both Friday the 13th and Halloween. Plus, we we debate how technology companies market to kids. Our favorite video star @Brittlestar joins us to talk about what could be the next Vine (say Cheez). In Socially… Read More