AmberMac Archive: android

3 Ways Google’s Family Link App Keeps Kids Safe Online

As a parent, I know it’s challenging to stay up-to-date with today’s non-stop technology. Thankfully, there are now more ways than ever for moms, dads, and guardians to keep children safe. If your son or daughter is using an Android device, here’s how Google’s Family Link app can help… 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 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

Android Pay: Canadian Launch & Moneris Giveaway

Canadians can now make contactless purchases with Android Pay (download app here). In fact, with just one tap, you can now use your phone to pay securely in at hundreds of thousands of stores and via some of your favorite apps. As a small business owner,… Read More

The Mobile Shop LIVE: Choosing the Right Phone & Plan

I worked with The Mobile Shop on a great Facebook Live event on April 27th at noon ET where I shared tips to help you choose the right phone and, along with my guest host Amir, answered your questions. There are FREE phones to be won, so be sure to … Read More

#TheFeed:AJ+’s Ahmed Shihab-Eldin on future of news

TF085: AJ+ is spreading the news in unique, social, and mobile ways. Senior correspondent Ahmed Shihab-Eldin joins us to talk about how their organization is connecting a new generation of readers and viewers (and inspiring other media outlets to follow suit). We also chat with Jill Schoolenberg from GoDaddy… 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

Scotiabank My Mobile Wallet & More

Thanks so much to Scotiabank for sponsoring the AmberMac Holiday Guide. Here are a few of their products that you should check out (see my video at the bottom for more details)… My Mobile Wallet (Android users) Scotiabank’s My Mobile Wallet allows customers to securely store their Scotiabank… Read More

Photo Diary: Google shop Sleep Over

Try before you buy. That’s my tech shopping motto (not just this holiday season, but for a decade+). While we’re seeing a rise in online shopping (holiday spending in the US is expected to rise 18 percent this season), a lot of people still want to touch and feel… Read More