AmberMac Archive: HolidayTips

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

AmberMac Holiday Guide LIVE Video Special & Giveaway

It’s that time of the year again, so be sure to check out my second annual AmberMac Holiday Guide on Facebook Live we did live on Tuesday, December 12th at Noon ET. In addition to some fun seasonal tips, like a special Toys for Kids segment and a holiday… Read More

Holiday Shopping Smartphone Tips

Holiday shopping can be stressful. Remembering what you need to buy, where you saw the best price, and lots of other little considerations means a considerable mental burden on top of managing the mall crowds and traffic. Thankfully, you probably have a great little shopping helper right in your pocket. Read More

5 Ways to Use Google Home for the Holidays

With Google Home in my house, I feel like I have an extra set of hands to make my life easier. I have Google Home in my main floor living room and Google Home Mini upstairs outside our bedrooms. When people ask me about Google Assistant, the software that powers… 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

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

5 Best Santa Tracking Apps for 2016

When I was a little girl growing up in rural Prince Edward Island, I remember cozying up to the radio on Christmas Eve to track Santa’s world wide tour. Today, kids have a number of ways to stay on top of the jolly fellow’s whereabouts that include space satellites, live… Read More

FB Live: Holiday Sales Strategies with Shopify & Amber Gets Inked

Check out this week’s Shopify Live episode below where I get inked and talk Black Friday & Cyber Monday biz ideas. Here are a few highlights: Tweet of the Week From @Patagonia: This Black Friday we’re donating 100% of sales to grassroots environmental groups. #LoveOurPlanet This post showcases, once… Read More

Easy Recipes with Tastemade

You’ve probably seen a Tastemade video or two shared in your Facebook feed. Yes, these are the recipes that make you drool at first glance. Even better, for a cooking novice like me, the instructions are always easy to follow. Take this Cranberry Bread Pudding, for example. There are just… Read More