MacVoices #15202: The MacJury’s Holiday Gift Guide #1

The MacJury convenes the first of its holiday gift guide panels to help you select the best, most unusual, most unique gifts this holiday season. Whether you’re buying for family, friends or yourself, there is something here that will interest you, as selected by the panel of Peter Cohen, David Ginsburg, Joe Kissell, 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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David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65.

Peter Cohen is a freelance tech journalist who contributes to web sites and magazines around the world, including Mac|Life, MacFormat, and pretty much anything with the word “Mac” in it, including his newest post at The Mac Observer. He is a frequent guest on other podcasts as well, and can be followed on Twitter.

Joe Kissell is the author of over two dozen Take Control ebooks, as well as a host of print books. He is a senior editor for TidBITS, and a Senior Contributor to Macworld. Keep up with him if you can on his personal blog,, and on Twitter.


David Ginsburg’s Picks:

Anker Powercore 20100 Battery

Amazon Echo

Movo PM10 Deluxe Lavalier Lapel Clip-on Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone for Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android & Windows Smartphones

WD 2TB My Passport Wireless Portable External Hard Drive – WIFI USB 3.0

Joe Kissell’s Picks:

Sugru SBW8 Self Setting Rubber

LOCK LACES Reflective 2-Pack (Elastic No Tie Shoelaces)

Pilot FriXion Clicker Retractable Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Color Inks, 7-Pack

Miracle Noodle Shirataki Pasta, 6 bag Variety Pack

Shirataki noodles (Asian Food

Peter Cohen’s Picks:

Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid

WATCHEREST by 10Design

U-Turn Audio Orbit Turntable with Ortofon OM-5E Cartridge

Premium Whiskey Sipping Stones (Set of 9). 100% Pure Soapstone


Chuck Joiner’s Picks:

Apple Gift Cards (discounted)

Apple TV (2015)

Garmin Dash Cam 10 Standalone Driving Recorder

Better Touch Tool