MacVoices #16202: The MacJury’s Holiday Gift Guide #4

The latest edition of The MacJury’s Holiday Gift Guide features discussions of home automation options, gear to carry other gear in, and products from Minnesota. Yes, Minnesota. Giving the nod to a piece of gaming hardware, a Bluetooth tracker and even an Apple product are the panel of Charles EdgeJulio Ojeda-Zapata, and host Chuck Joiner.

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Charles Edge has written 9 books and over 3,000 blog posts on technology, with a focus on large-scale systems and server management, including Take Control of OS X Server .He is currently a product manager for JAMF Software. When not playing with computers at work, he can be found at home tinkering with computers for fun. His personal blog is and you can follow him on Twitter.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata has been on the front lines of the Internet and technology revolutions as a columnist, editor and award-winning reporter for more than a decade. He covers consumer tech, a MediaNews Group and Digital First Media property, and its St. Paul Pioneer Press dead-tree counterpart. Julio reports on a wide range of tech topics, post daily to his Your Tech Weblog, and slap together tech videos from time to time (when I’m not in one). He is the author of iPad Means Business and Twitter Means Business, and is active on TwitterGoogle+ and Facebook, among other networks.


Shop for tech gifts that just happen to be very, very Minnesotan by Julio Ojeda-Zapata

Charles’ Picks:

Pokemon Go Plus

Echo Dot

Philips Hue Starter Kit

Philips Hue Color Bulb

Julio’s Picks:

Pad & Quill



CrashPlan by Code42

Comply Premium Replacement Earphone Earbud Tips

Chuck’s Picks:

Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker

Ring Video Doorbell

Ring Chime

Ring Solar Panel

Ogio Renegade Backpack

Apple Watch