MacVoices #16204: The MacJury’s Holiday Gift Guide #6

Thought all the great gift ideas were gone? You would be wrong. Picks range from stocking stuffers to some that won’t fit under the tree..or in the living room. Virtual reality, iOS apps, headphones and games are all picked by the panel of Barry FulkJackie DoveJohn Voorhees, and host Chuck Joiner.

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Show Notes:

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.

Barry Fulk is the Producer, Co-host & Roving Reporter at  For Mac Eyes Only. Guy, husband, one kidlette, loves tech, travel, and photography (including in/outside of Apple stores). Tends to be CDO (which is OCD alphabetized). 1/2 Japanese, 1/2 mutt. Currently drinking as much Kool-Aid as possible.

John Voorhees is the creator of Blink, an iTunes affiliate linking app for iOS from Squibner, a writer at, and co-host of the podcast Ruminate. Follow John on Twitter as @johnvoorhees.


Barry’s Picks:

eero mesh network router

Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

UE Boom 2 Speaker

Anker PowerCore Slim 5000 Portable Charger, Ultra Slim 5000mAh External Battery with Fast-Charging PowerIQ, Pocket Friendly Power Bank

Jackie’s Picks:

Wacom Bamboo Slate

Moshi Avanti On-Ear Headphones

Merce VR Headset


John’s Picks:

Aqua and Bondi – The Road to OS X & The Computer That Saved Apple by Stephen Hackett

Samsung T3 500 GB PortableDrive

Amazon Echo Dot

Mini Metro (Mac)

Mini Metro (iOS)

Chuck’s Picks:


Pioneer AppRadio 4 SPH-DA120 6.2-Inch Capacitive Touchscreen Smartphone Receiver Display

Inateck USB 3.0 HDD SATA External Hard Drive Disk Enclosure Case


AmazonBasics 12-Sheet High-Security Micro-Cut Paper, CD, and Credit Card Shredder with Pullout Basket