MacVoices #19253: MacVoices Gift Guide #7

Our latest holiday Gift Guide show features a broad variety of picks from the panel of Bart BusschotsCharles Edge, and host Chuck Joiner. Gift ideas from security to photography, hardware to software will help you make progress on your holiday gift list.



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By day Bart Busschots is a Linux sysadmin and Perl programmer, and a keen amateur photographer when ever he gets the time. Bart hosts and produces the Let’s Talk podcast series – a monthly Apple show that takes a big-picture look at the last month in Apple news, and a monthly photography show focusing on the art and craft of photography. Every second week Bart is the guest for the Chit Chat Across the Pond segment on Allison Sheridan’s NosillaCast. You can get links to everything Bart gets up including a link to his photography and his personal blog.

Charles Edge has written 9 books and over 3,000 blog posts on technology, with a focus on large-scale systems and server management, including Take Control of OS X Server. He is currently a product manager for JAMF Software. When not playing with computers at work, he can be found at home tinkering with computers for fun. His personal blog is, his podcasts are JAMF After Dark and The Mac Admins Podcast, and  you can follow him on Twitter.  


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Bart Busschots’ picks

AfterShokz Aeropex Open-Ear Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones

Bialetti Moka Express

Joby GripTight ONE Mount

Bart’s Night Mode Sample Photo

PortaPow Pure USB Data Blocker (Clear version does not ship to the U.S.)

PortaPow 3rd Gen USB Data Blocker (Black 5 Pack) (Black version available in the U.S.)


Charles Edge’s picks

Hackers: Heros of the Computer Revolution by Steve Levy

The History of Computing – A podcast by Charles Edge

Wemo Mini Smart Plug, WiFi Enabled, Works with Alexa, Google Assistant & Apple HomeKit

Logitech Harmony Companion All in One Remote Control for Smart Home and Entertainment Devices, Hub & App

Magnetic Privacy Screen for MacBook/MacBook Pro


Chuck Joiner’s picks

Stump Stand

RØDE Microphones VideoMic Me-L Microphone


Private Internet Access

Tunnel Bear

Tor and Scripting on macOS by Charles Edge

TOR: Gateway to the Darkish Internets – An episode of Charles Edge’s podcast, The History of Computing