MacVoices #16203: The MacJury’s Holiday Gift Guide #5

Still looking for gift ideas this holiday season? The MacJury continues with the great ideas for great products to give or to get. From the anticipated to the totally unexpected, from the practical to the extravagant, the panel of Garry “Gazmaz” MalpasJosh Centers, Mike Schmitz and host Chuck Joiner pick the best and the most unusual gifts you are likely to find.

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Gazmaz regularly appears on the MyMac podcast, a show that has been running since 2004, He co-hosst with Guy Serle and it’s a fun show. He can also be found at, where you’ll find lots of other podcasts that he appears on, as well as some photos and videos. He can be easily connected with on Twitter as @Gazmaz.

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

Mike Schmitz is an Apple fanboy, coffee snob, and productivity junkie who creates content for Asian Efficiency where he teaches people how to be more productive. He is also a contributing writer for The Sweet Setup, a site dedicated to reviewing and recommending the very best Mac and iOS apps. He lives in NE Wisconsin with his wife and 4 crazy boys and is the author of Thou Shalt Hustle. He also helps produce and occasionally hosts The Productivity Show podcast and (probably) spends too much time on Twitter.


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Gazmaz’ Picks:

Ferguson Hill FHOO7 Mini Speaker System

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Default Folder X by St. Clair Software

Husband H111 4 Channel 2.4GHz RC Quadcopter

Hubsan H111C Nano Q4 Plus With 720P HD Camera 3D Flips RC Quadcopter RTF

Josh Centers’s Picks:


Ted Nugent – Stranglehold


TidBITS Membership and Benefits

Anker PowerLine Lightning (3ft) Apple MFi Certified

Anker PowerLine+ Lightning Cable (6ft) Durable and Fast Charging Cable [Double Braided Nylon]

Mike Schmitz’ Picks:

Songs Play 1

Sonos App

Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light With Colored Sunrise Simulation



Chuck’s Picks:

Anker SoundCore Sport Portable Bluetooth Speaker

OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock with 1M Thunderbolt Cable

Moshe iGlaze case for Macbook

Anker Dashboard Magnetic Car Mount