MacVoices #18240: MacVoices Live Holiday Party & Gift Guide

Our holiday gift guide shows wrap up with a MacVoices Live that was part-holiday party and part-gift picks, with some off-the-track discussions and lots of laughs thrown in. Providing the holiday cheer were Paul Burry, Michael E. Cohen, David Ginsburg, Kelly Guimont, 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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Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He’s the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen 10.

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 and sharing a love of horse racing on Off The Charts

Kelly Guimont is a longtime Apple geek, sitting down (on a telephone book) in front of an Apple IIe in 1983. She can still hear the ticking of the ImageWriter. Thanks to the miracle of the adjustable leg desk, she no longer needs the phonebook. Kelly writes for The Mac Observer, is the host of the Daily Observations Podcast, is co-host of The Aftershow, makes regular appearances on the British Tech Network and yet still has more to say which she saves for Twitter and



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


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ecobee3 lite Smart Thermostat

Vera Control VeraPlus-US Smart Home Controller Hub

Rachio 3 WiFi Smart Lawn Sprinkler Controller, Works with Alexa, 8-Zone

Holo Splitter 2 in 1 Dual Headphone Jack Audio + Charge Cable

Anker USB C to USB 3.1 Adapter (Female), Type-C Adapter

POWERADD MFi Certified iPhone Charger, 3.3ft 2 in 1 iPhone Micro USB Cable 8 Pin Apple USB Charging Cord

OWC USB-C Travel Dock, 5 port with USB 3.1, HDMI, SD Card, and 60W power pass through

Anker PowerCore II 20000, 20100mAh Portable Charger with Dual USB Ports, PowerIQ 2.0 (up to 18W Output) Power Bank, Fast Charging for iPhone

Omnicharge 60W USB-C Power Bank – Omni 20 USB-C – High Powered Battery Pack

AmazonBasics USB 3.1 Type-C to VGA Adapter

Folding Plug Duck Head (2 Pack), SEOYO Charge Adapter

Beats Solo2 Wireless On-Ear Headphone

Anker 60W 10-Port USB Wall Charger, PowerPort 10

Platinum Fountain Pen, New Preppy, Fine Nib, Black

Field Notes Pitch Black Ruled Memo Book 3-Pack

Anker 40W 4-Port USB Wall Charger with Foldable Plug, PowerPort 4

TNSO MFi Certified Phone Cable 5Pack 3FT 3FT 6FT 6FT 10FT Nylon Braided USB Charging & Syncing Cord

AmazonBasics Universal Travel Case for Small Electronics and Accessories

Cocoon CPG7BK GRID-IT! Organizer