AmberMac Blog

4 Tips for Cleaning Electronic Devices During COVID-19

At this point, hopefully everyone is doing a great job of washing their hands, not touching their faces, and maintaining a physical distance from others outside of your home. However, there has been some confusion about how best to keep your electronic devices clean, and some companies (like Apple) have… Read More

Trivia Night Over Video Conferencing in the Time of COVID-19

Over the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, I began to think about games that would be adaptable to a video conferencing setting (without any burdensome technical add-ons so that they’d be within reach of almost anyone). This is the first one I’ve fleshed out, so I’m sharing it here… Read More

Video Conferencing Tips for Better Audio & Video Quality

You’ve probably been doing more video calls since the COVID-19 pandemic started. We covered options for video conferencing software in a previous post, so now we wanted to talk about how to get the most out of each call in terms of video and audio quality. One thing that… Read More

Video Conferencing Software Options During COVID-19

While the social distancing required by the coronavirus pandemic can be hard on people, we’re lucky that we’ve got today’s technology to stay in touch with friends, co-workers, and loved ones alike. I’ll be writing more about video conferencing but to start with, here are a few… Read More

A Message for Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs During a Crisis

This is a message for Canada’s small business owners and entrepreneurs. Based on a recent Business Development Bank of Canada report, there are more than one million of us in the country. More than half of these businesses have fewer than 4 employees. Despite our small average size,… Read More

#TheFeed: Remote Work; Ori Living; & BlueDot

TF208: With our workforce moving home to work remotely amidst this pandemic, Amber and Michael are here to help you work a little smarter. Plus, Hasier Larrea, founder of Ori Living, can make your small space multi-purpose with furniture robotics. Lindsay Bryson of BlueDot reveals how AI and Big… Read More

#TheFeed: March Break; the Upside; & ConversationHEALTH

TF207: Tech Social Entrepreneur, Winy Bernard, drops her suggestions for keeping kids entertained and engaged over the March Break. Plus, Lauryn Vaughn reveals how the Shop the Upside app is providing sustainable shopping for luxury brands at a fraction of the cost. Also, ConversationHEALTH is using AI to flip… Read More

#TheFeed: EcoWake; Huawei Mate X; & Accessible Tech

TF206: Your alarm is set to save the planet (and wake up on time). CEO and co-founder Jesse Teron of the EcoWake app is providing the eco-conscious incentive we need to get up in the morning. Plus, we hear what Amber’s mom has to say about her new high-tech hearing… Read More

#TheFeed: Tangi; Moovit; & Botnet Fame

TF205: Move over TikTok. Our favorite Internet’r Brittlestar shares his take on Google’s new TikTok competitor, Tangi. What’s the fastest way from Point A to Point B? Yovav Meydad from Moovit has the answer. Plus, how anyone can be famous in a world of a million bots on the… Read More

#TheFeed: Typos; Smartphone Etiquette; & Entrepreneurship

TF204: David Eberle, co-founder of the Typewise app, is here to eliminate smartphone typos. Plus, Mashable’s Senior Tech Editor, Karissa Bell, reveals what YouTube makes for Google. Samantha Kelly from CNN Business shares smartphone etiquette best practices. Also, Melissa Chee, CEO of ventureLAB, on how they help entrepreneurs take… Read More