MacVoices #15206: The MacJury’s Gift Guide #3

The third Gift Guide MacJury of the 2015 season got together to share some laughs and holiday gift ideas. Themes developed, but were not limited to, pets, photos, music and practicality with the panel of Jackie Dove, Chuck La Tournous, Jean MacDonald 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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Jackie Dove  is a freelance technology journalist who contributes to Macworld, eHow, Tom’s Guide and more. Follow her on Twitter as  @jackidove.

Chuck La Tournous  (Twitter) is a writer, marketer, musician, speaker, podcaster, pundit, art director, web developer and all-around geek. In addition to appearing as a regular panelist on The MacJury, Chuck speaks about technology, camping and marketing issues, and is a contributing editor for  The Mac Observer. Once a year or so, he dusts off his bass guitar to play in the Macworld All-Star Band. His new site —  — is in open beta, covering the intersection of high tech and high adventure.  

Jean MacDonald  is the Founder and Executive Director of App Camp For Girls, a program to encourage more girls to pursue software development, as well as an active member of the tech community. Jean also publishes a weekly newsletter,  Well-Tempered. A would-be rock ‘n roll star, you can follow all of Jean’s exploits on her  Twitter  stream.



Jackie Dove’s Picks:

Logitech Performance Mouse MX

Google Cardboard

LensBaby Creative Mobile Kit

Petzi Treat Cam

Weather Kitty  

Chuck La Tournous’ Picks  

Hoco Stainless Steel Apple Watch Band ~$40

OlloClip 3-in-1 Lens Kit

olloCase for iPhone 6/6s

IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic

Home Wi-Fi Weak in Areas? Use TP-LINK’s Powerline by Chuck La Tournous on The Mac Observer

TP-Link Powerline AV1200 Adapter

TP-Link AC1900 Wi-Fi Range Extender

Jean MacDonald’s Picks

Ion Audio Party Rocker Live Bluetooth Portable System with Microphone Built-In Light Show

Waterfield Designs Staad Slim Backpack

Jackery Mini Portable Charger

Party Onâ„¢  Ultra-Compact Wireless Speaker with Party Lights

Chuck Joiner’s Picks

Quirky Spacebar POP Monitor Stand and 6-Port USB Hub

Case Logic KAC-101 Kontrast Action-Cam Case  

Waze – GPS, Maps and Social Traffic

Apple Watch Leather Loop Watch Band