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YMC Live: How to Quit Jobs, People, Habits

I wanted to share this fun video I did for the Yummy Mummy Club’s “Moms in the Morning” series in late June. I talk about what it takes to say goodbye to a full-time job and start your own small business, and I share five tools that can help. We’ve embedded… Read More

5 Father’s Day Gadgets Under $100

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to share a few of my fav gift ideas for the dads in your life. Tile (4-pack ~$70) If your dad misplaces his keys or phone on a regular basis, give him one of the most useful tech trackers around. Read More

Magazine Feature: Amber Mac on PEI in Canadian Living

In the June 2017 issue of Canadian Living magazine, I share what it’s like growing up on Prince Edward Island. I also shared my top picks for things to do on PEI (if you haven’t been there in the summer or the fall, then you should go – and bring… Read More

TV Interview: Uber Opens AI Research Hub in Toronto

Uber’s new state-of-the-art research facility in Toronto means the city is set to become a key player in driverless technology. With dozens of AI-related job opportunities, watch my 4-minute-long interview on Global News at Noon to find what it means for the future of autonomous vehicles in… Read More

Mother’s Day: Top 5 Tech Gifts Ideas

I recently did a quick search for Mother’s Day tech gifts, and I got the feeling that many of the articles were written by men. Let’s just say there are quite a few laptops, gaming systems, and portable chargers on the lists I found. While these items are all important, there are… Read More

Facebook LIVE: Mother’s Day Giveaway 2017

Women are big spenders. In fact, by 2018, Catalyst estimates that women will control $40 trillion of consumer spending worldwide. Moms make up a large percentage of this buying. When it comes to technology, this group also drives many of the electronics purchases in the home (from fitness trackers to… Read More

International Women’s Day At My House

If you haven’t heard of International Women’s Day, it’s an annual event that celebrates women and our accomplishments. It’s also just one important day in Women’s History Month, which is a month-long event to remind us to tell stories about the most influential women in history. To participate in this… Read More

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

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