MacVoices #15204: The MacJury’s Gift Guide #2

The second MacJury gift guide of 2015 brings you another versatile set of holiday gift ideas to give or get. Whether you’re into tech or fashion, eating or sleeping, the panel of  Shelly Brisbin,  Kelly Guimont,  Brett Terpstra  and host  Chuck Joiner  have some great ideas for you.

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Shelly Brisbin  is a writer, editor, podcaster, and cocktail enthusiast. Her current project is  iOS Access for All, a comprehensive guide to accessibility for Apple’s iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. The ebook will be published in the spring of 2014. Shelly’s career in tech journalism spans 25 years, 13 books,hundreds of articles and blog posts for leading tech publications, and several stints on the editorial staffs of leading trade publications and Web sites. She served as editor-in-chief of  Blogger & Podcaster Magazine, networking editor for  MacUser Magazine, and an editor for online learning company,  Powered, Inc.  and two  Hoover’s  Web sites. Her podcasts include the award-winning  Shelly’s Podcast, and  App Store Pundit, an iOS app review show. Her cocktail writing appears on this blog, and at the sadly departed  The Spirit World. When she’s not working, Shelly spends time with her husband and cats in Austin, Texas, watches ancient movies, and reads books, many of which are made of paper.  

Kelly Guimont  is a longtime Apple geek, sitting down (on a telephone book) in front of an Apple IIe in 1983. She can still hear the ticking of the ImageWriter. Thanks to the miracle of the adjustable leg desk, she no longer needs the phonebook. Kelly writes for  The Mac Observer, is co-host of  The Aftershow, makes regular appearances on the  Daily Observations Podcast  and the  British Tech Network  and yet still has more to say which she saves for  Twitter.  

Brett Terpstra  is a coder, writer and web developer. He works behind the scenes at blogs including Engadget, Joystiq and The Unofficial Apple Weblog. He also writes for The Unofficial Apple Weblog, and contributes to Macworld.  Brett develops  Marked  for Mac and recently co-authored  â€œ60 Mountain Lion Tips”  with David Sparks for the iBookstore. He discusses all things “nerd” on his podcast,  Systematic. You can find Brett as “ttscoff” on  Twitter  and, and at his website,



Brett Terpstra’s Picks

Lizzytape Cellphone Sticker Mount

Tempure Rest Cooling Gel Memory Foam Mattress PadMoisture Wicking Sheets

Wicking Sheets – Feel Drier Sea Blue Sheets

CucinaPro Imperia Pasta Machine

Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480

Matias Slim One Keyboard with Mini Rizer for iPhone and Mac


Kelly Guimont’s Picks

Buoy Tags

Zolt Laptop Charger

Moshi Urbana Mini Slim Handbag

Donate to  App Camp For Girls  

KitchenAid KICA0WH 2 Quart Ice Cream Maker Stand Mixer Attachment

Shelly Brisbin’s Picks

JBL Charge

Plugable 3-Port USB 3.0 Hub with Built-in 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter

Sena Genuine Leather Heritage Wallet Book Case for Iphone 6/6S

NEX Nexwallet 2-In-1 Stylish Wallet Case for iPhone 6

Balvenie 50ml Sampler

Chuck Joiner’s PIcks

Epson LabelWorks LW-300 Label Maker

TechMatte MagGrip CD Slot Magnetic Universal Car Mount Holder

Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell

Apple Watch Stand, Spigen ® [Charging Dock] Apple Watch Charging Stand [S330] Aluminum build cradle