MacVoices #19256: MacVoices Gift Guide #8

In our final holiday gift guide show for 2019, we catch up with the folks who couldn’t make other recording times, so we adapted the format for them. Audio, security, productivity, and some off-the-wall selections were made by the panel of Andrew OrrRosemary Orchard, and Guy Serle.

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Andrew Orr is a freelance writer and amateur photographer. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he’s not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. Read what he writes at The Mac Observer, and follow him on Twitter.

Rosemary Orchard is a nerd, automator, and chocaholic. When she’s not making Shortcuts or podcasting about them, you’ll frequently find her discussing her love of iPads and other Apple technology on RosemaryOrchard.comAutomators, Nested Folders, The Sweet Setup, and MacStories. Originally from the UK she now calls Vienna, Austria, home. Follow her on Twitter


Andrew Orr’s picks

Yubico YubiKey 5Ci – Two Factor Authentication Android/PC/iPhone Security Key, Dual Connectors for Lighting/USB-C – FIDO Certified USB Password Key

LuminAID Solar Inflatable Lanterns

Mimeo Photos

iNaturalist on App Store

iNaturalist Store


Rosemary Orchard’s picks

Luna Display

Tom Bihn Synik 22 Backpack

Roost Laptop Stand

Logitech MX Master 3 Advanced Wireless Mouse


Guy Serle’s picks

DaVinci Resolve

Behringer Dynamic Microphone (BA 85A)

Rode PodMic Dynamic Podcasting Microphone

Behringer Ultragain Pro MIC2200 Audiophile Vacuum Tube Microphone/Line Preamplifier

Behringer U-Phoria UMC202HD

Behringer UMC204HD

Cloud Microphones CL-1 Cloudlifter 1-Channel Mic Activator

TRITON AUDIO FetHead in-Line Microphone Preamp

Samson Q2U USB/XLR Dynamic Microphone

Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone

Audio-Technica AT2005USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone