MacVoices #18232: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5

Our latest gift guide covers picks that cover the traveler, the tinkerer, the geek, and the intellectual. Books to hardware, games to photo gear, some great new picks with themes are presented by Josh CentersMike Potter, 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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Josh Centers is the Managing Editor of TidBITS. He’s also an occasional contributor to Macworld, Boing Boing, and The Sweethome. You can keep up with him on Twitter, and his blog at

Michael Potter  is the Executive Producer of For Mac Eyes Only, and the organizer of the annual Macstock Conference and Expo. Mike’s love-affair for all things Apple began in his Junior High’s Library playing Lemonade Stand on a pair of brand new Apple ][+ computers. His penchant for Apple gear continued to be nurtured by the public school system when, in High School, he was hired as a lab supervisor to help run the Apple ][e lab for his fellow students and their Print Shop needs. Then, further still, in college he often opted to help a friend with her Computer Graphics coursework instead of focusing on his own studies, but only because it helped get him closer to the Mac-lab.


MacVoices Gift Guide 2018 – All The Picks – complete list on the MacVoices Blog

MacVoices Gift Guide 2018 – available on Flipboard on the web, and in the Flipboard iOS App


Josh Center’s Picks

Anker Ergonomic Optical USB Wired Vertical Mouse

Anker AK-UBA 2.4G Wireless Vertical Ergonomic Optical Mouse

Youse Wireless Charger

Wsken Mini 2 Micro USB Magnetic Cable 2 Pack Super Fast Charging Cable

Griffin BreakSafe Magnetic USB-C Breakaway Power Cable

Super Smash Bros. 

Nintendo Joy-Cons

Mike Potter’s Picks

Belkin Carrying Case and Stand for Apple iPad Pro Pencil

Mako Driver Kit – 64 Precision Bits

iFixit Manta Driver Kit – 114 Piece Bit Kit

AmazonBasics Universal Travel Case for Small Electronics and Accessories, Black 

Amazon Basics Shredder

Revolution in The Valley: The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac Was Made

Manfroto Pixi

Chuck Joiner’s Picks

JOBY GorillaPod 325


JBL Flip 4

Apple Smart Keyboard for 10.5-inch iPad Pro

Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016 Model)

Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro 12.9

Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard

Brydge 9.7 Keyboard for iPad, Aluminum Bluetooth Keyboard for 9.7 inch iPad

eero Home Mesh WiFi system