Future Shop Ltd.

Future Shop Ltd.

June 15, 2012 08:59 ET

Technology Maven Amber MacArthur Joins Future Shop's Tech Blog Team; Prolific Tech Expert 22nd Blogger Contributing to Future Shop's Tech Yeah Online Community

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 15, 2012) - Future Shop -

Announcement highlights:

  1. Amber "Ambermac" MacArthur is the latest technology expert to join Future Shop's popular "Tech Yeah" Tech Blog team.
  2. Ambermac is the 22nd regular contributor to the Tech Blog, joining a number of Canada's prolific technology experts.

Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and etailer of consumer electronics, is pleased to announce the addition of technology maven, Amber MacArthur as the latest technology contributor to join the country's popular "Tech Yeah" Tech Blog. MacArthur, best known as "Ambermac", will share her thoughts on the latest news on applications for tablets and smartphones, as well as computing solutions through written and video formats.

"We're so excited to have Ambermac join our Tech Blog team," said Laura Buchanan, managing editor of Future Shop's Tech Blog. "Her career speaks volumes on the influence and success she's had on North America technology as a journalist, author and keynote speaker. It's awesome having this opportunity to work with her again."

Ambermac is no stranger to Future Shop, serving the role of helping the company facilitates its first live webcast in September 2007. Ambermac presently hosts CTV's App Central and is a best-selling author of Power Friending, a book focused on social media best practices for professionals. As a journalist, her works are regularly featured in The Globe & Mail and within Fast Company's website. Additionally, she is the co-founder of social media strategies firm, MGImedia, where she has worked with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, Canada Goose and the American Dental Association.

She is the 22nd regular contributor to the Future Shop Tech Yeah Tech Blog, joining a number of Canada's top prolific technology experts, including:

Launched in 2007, Tech Yeah is Future Shop's online community, connecting more than 175,000 technology enthusiasts, experts, customers and everyday Canadians with the latest and greatest news, products and more from the Connected World and consumer electronics industry.

For more information, visit www.futureshop.ca/TechYeah.

About Future Shop

With 149 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and etailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca also hosts an online community forum and tech blog called Tech Yeah for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).

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