Articles & Reviews

AmberMac Valentine’s Day Facebook Live Special

Check out my Valentine’s Day Facebook Live Special. We’ve got prizes, dating app ideas, business of Valentine’s Day stats, and lots more! PS: If you missed it, check out my “Dating in 2017: 5 Hot Apps for Valentine’s Day” post, too. Read More

Dating in 2017: 5 Hot Apps for Valentine’s Day

New year, new love. January and early February are hot months for single adults. In fact, Match.com sees a 60% increase in new members between Christmas Day and Valentine’s Day. This dating empire started in 1995 and now owns Plenty of Fish, OKCupid, part of Tinder, and many other sites for… Read More

4 Tech Trends to Watch in 2017

“If we look at the life cycle of technologies, we see an early period of over-enthusiasm, then a ‘bust’ when disillusionment sets in, followed by the real revolution” – Ray Kurzweil When I moved to work in San Francisco in the late 1990s, I experienced the dot-com boom’s inflated tech… Read More

How to Protect Your Devices from IoT Threats (Twitter Chat)

Don’t miss my Twitter Chat on Saturday, January 7th starting at 6pm ET / 3pm PT with Liron Segev (@Liron_Segev), Enobong Etteh (@BooredatWork), and Bitdefender (@BitdefenderBOX) from CES 2017. Follow the hashtag #IoTSecurity2017 and keep an eye on my Twitter account (@AmberMac) to take part –… Read More

Fitness 2017: Most Innovative Gadgets

Friday, Jan 27, 1pm ET – I’ll be LIVE on Periscope talking 5 Fitness Gadgets for a healthier 2017 A few years after having my son, I knew I had to get my fitness routine back on track. As an adult, I have always been a healthy eater, but… Read More

Holiday Guide Giveaway LIVE

My FIRST EVER Amber Mac Holiday Guide LIVE was Monday, December 12th at Noon. This one-hour broadcast  included gift ideas, tech reviews, holiday hacks, and lots more. Plus, I gave away a bunch of hot holiday prizes including: 1 Hatchimals toy 1 LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack 5 Scotiabank… Read More

3 Made-in-Canada Gifts

Who doesn’t love online shopping? You can be on-the- go or on the sofa, and then, like magic, a package arrives on your doorstep in days. All you did was click or swipe. Even more exciting is the vast selection of new indie shops online selling unique items.  Technology has made it… 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

Beware of Fake Retail Apps

There are more than two million apps in the iTunes App Store and discovering the most helpful of these is difficult enough without the latest news reveal a surge in fake retail apps. As The New York Times reveals in a recent article, “The counterfeiters have masqueraded as… Read More