MacVoices #13210: The MacJury’s Holiday Gift Guide #5

Our final holiday MacJury delivered great gift picks to give or get, ranging from the inexpensive to the expensive, expected to unexpected, and all points in between. If you’re still looking for ideas (and when weren’t you), there’s still time to order almost everything on the list provided by Josh Centers, Wally Cherwinski, Greg Scown and host Chuck Joiner.

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Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn.

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Josh Centers  is the Managing Editor of  TidBITS. He’s also an occasional contributor to  Macworld,  Boing Boing, and  The Sweethome. You can keep up with him on  Twitter,, and his blog at

Wally Cherwinski is a Videographer based in Ottawa, Canada. Originally trained as a scientist, he spent a portion of his career in research and teaching at the University of Cambridge, England while doubling as a freelance photographer and writer. Later, he joined Canada’s National Research Council and spent many years managing communications for the Canadian Space Program.

Starting with 16mm film, he has written and directed numerous documentaries and television features, including projects with Canada’s National Film Board. More recently, he has combined his passion for video with his love of travel.

Wally has been a Mac user since the original 128K in 1984 and his Apple “museum” includes 28 Macs (not to mention Newtons, iPods, iPhones & iPads). He has delivered video workshops at Macworld, at Macintosh User Groups in Canada and on three MacMania cruises. He also writes a regular video column in the ScreenCastsOnline monthly magazine. You can connect with him on  Twitter  and, or view his Cirque du Mac videos (and others) on his  YouTube channel.

Greg Scown  is a partner and co-founder of  Smile, developers of  PDFpen  and  TextExpander. You can follow him on  Twitter


Fantastical 2 – Calendars and Reminders Done Right – Flexibits Inc.

Apple TV

Joby GP1-A1EN Gorillapod Flexible Tripod (Grey)

GorillaPod Video Tripod (Black/Blue)

iStabilizer Mount Smartphone Tripod Mount

iPole Extension Pole

National Geographic Earth Explorer Sling Bag, Small (NG 4568)

iCoreGear CrystalCore Tilt Dock


Dorkfood Sous-Vide Temperature Controller (DSV)

Sprng earbud clips

SCOTTEVEST Performance T-shirt


Apple Photo Book

480GB Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G SSD from Other World Computing

Take Control Books

Take Control of PDFpen 6 by Michael E. Cohen

Take Control of TextExpander by Michael E. Cohen

Logitech Rechargeable Trackpad for Mac

SanDisk Connect 64 GB Wireless Media Drive

Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multitool with Leather/Nylon Combination Sheath

Canon CanoScan 4507B002 LiDE110 Color Image Scanner

Canon 4508B002 CanoScan LiDE210 Scanner