As the holiday shopping season comes down the home stretch, our fifth gift guide provides suggestions for Apple Watch users, photographers, videographers, those interested in home automation, those who are are security minded, and those who are interested in trying new Mac applications on a regular basis. The panel of Wally Cherwiski, David Ginsburg, and host Chuck Joiner provide the picks, along with two MacVoices listeners/viewers.
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Wally Cherwinski is a Videographer based in Ottawa, Canada. Originally trained as a scientist, he spent a portion of his career in research and teaching at the University of Cambridge, England while doubling as a freelance photographer and writer. Later, he joined Canada’s National Research Council and spent many years managing communications for the Canadian Space Program.
Starting with 16mm film, he has written and directed numerous documentaries and television features, including projects with Canada’s National Film Board. More recently, he has combined his passion for video with his love of travel.
Wally has been a Mac user since the original 128K in 1984 and his Apple “museum” includes 28 Macs (not to mention Newtons, iPods, iPhones & iPads). He has delivered video workshops at Macworld, at Macintosh User Groups in Canada and on three MacMania cruises. He also writes a regular video column in the ScreenCastsOnline monthly magazine. You can connect with him on Twitter,or view his Cirque du Mac videos (and others) on his YouTube channel.
David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, In Touch With iOS.
Wally Cherwinski’s Picks:
Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones
Chuck Joiner’s Picks:
Blink Home Security Camera System (Listener Steve M.)
Etekcity Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet Switch for Household Appliances, Wireless Remote Light Switch (Listener Curt B.)