MacVoices 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Our MacVoices Gift Guide on Flipboard delivers a magazine-like experience to see all of the picks from our friends.

If you prefer a text-based listing of our holiday gift picks, with links to each episode, you can find it below:


MacVoices Gift Guide #1

David Ginsburg’s Picks


The Muse Case – 2018 iPad Pro 11 inch (New Model)

SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable External SSD

Lume Cube Air


Kelly Guimont’s Picks

Tile Pro

12South AirSnap Case for Airpods

Miger Retractable Cables – 3 in 1

Amazon Basics Lightning Retractable Cable

Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube

Waterfield Designs Sutter Tech Sling: Sling Shoulder Bag 

Wemo Mini: Wemo Mini WiFi Smart Plug

Anker PowerCore Speed 20000, 20000mAh

Anker Wireless Charger, PowerWave 7.5 Stand

myCharge Portable Charger Power Bank – Hubmax 10050 mAh External Battery Pack


Mark Fuccio’s Picks

Apple Air Pods Pro

Anker PowerCore 5000

AmazonBasics Lightning Cable

Castries Universal Travel Adapter, All-in-one Worldwide Travel Charger

Amazon Equipment Trade In



Red Cross Donations


Chuck Joiner’s Picks

Wyze Pan Cam

Ring Video Doorbell 2

Ring Video Doorbell

OWC USB-C Travel Dock

Jackery iPhone Battery Charger with Built-in Lightning Cable


MacVoices Gift Guide #2

Jean MacDonald’s Picks

iPad 10.2 (new model)

Hasbro Star Wars: The Last Jedi Smart R2-D2

Anker PowerCore Fusion, Portable Charger 5000mAh with Dual USB Wall Charger, Foldable Plug and PowerIQ

Etekcity Remote Control Outlet Kit Wireless Light Switch for Household Appliances


Joe Kissell’s Picks

Badget LED Name Tag

LED Name Tags on Amazon

LED Name Tags that can be programmed from an iPhone:

 – CoolBird Blue LED Name Tag

 VBLab Upgraded Wireless Bluetooth LED Name Badge 

Hakko FX-901/P Cordless Soldering Iron

ProPrompter Desktop

MUSE: The Brain Sensing Headband

MUSE 2 Brain Sensing Headband


Jeff Gamet’s picks

Sphero Mini Activity Kit

Tickle app for Sphero

Kano Pixel Kit

Pop Chart The Insanely Great History of Apple

Shake. Stir. Sip.: More than 50 Effortless Cocktails Made in Equal Parts


Chuck Joiner’s picks

Travel Card iPhone battery

Anker 6-Port, 60W USB Wall Charger

Apple 16” MacBook Pro

Selfie Stick Tripod, Eocean 54 Inch Extendable Selfie Stick Stand Camera Tripod for Cellphone and Gopro


MacVoices Gift Guide #3

Norbert Frassa’s picks

Satechi 75W Dual Type-C PD Travel Charger Adapter with 2 USB-C PD & 2 USB 3.0

iHome ISP6X Wi-FI Smart Plug

Ten One Design T1-BLKH-109 Blockhead Side-Facing Plug

1Password Family Subscription

Tug Plug


Frederick Van Johnson’s picks

Spiffy Gear Lumee RGB Light Bracelet

Spiffy Gear Lumee Bicolor Light Bracelet

Amazon Echo Buds

ColorWare Custom AirPods

Dark Noise App




Mike T. Rose’s picks

Satechi Aluminum Type-C Multimedia Adapter with 4K HDMI, Mini DP, USB-C PD, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, Micro/SD Card Slots

DJI Mavic Mini – Drone FlyCam Quadcopter with 2.7K Camera 3-Axis Gimbal


LinkedIn Learning

Macsparky Shortcuts Field Guide


Chuck Joiner’s picks

Apple TV+

Apple HomePod

Short Stop Mute Box

EATOP USB Flash Drives 128GB, Thumb Drive USB 3.0 Flash Drive 128GB Compatible with Mobile Phone & Computers


MacVoices Gift Guide #4

Kirk McElhearn’s picks

BTHVN 2020 – Beethoven The New Complete Edition

[MICHAEL KENNA | Calendar 2020 — Nazraeli Press

Graf von Faber-Castell Intuition Platino Pencil  (Kirk’s is pernambuco)

Julian Barnes – The Man in the Red Coat 


Brett Terpstra’s picks

Remington HC4250 Shortcut Pro

Samsung T5 SSD

Ultimate Hacking Keyboard

Bravus Brewing

Kin Euphorics


Wally Cherwinski’s picks

Luminar 4 

Silicone Keyboard cover

MagSafe adapter

iOS headphone adapter  

TMO Deals

iMazing 2

Tribble Christmas tree ornament

Tabletop light box 


Chuck Joiner’s picks

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 4K Wi-Fi Digital Camera bundle

Elgato 4k Cam Link

Amazon Basics Hard Drive Case

ORICO 2.5 USB 3 External Hard Drive Enclosure Casing for 2.5 inch 7mm/9.5mm SATA HDD SSD



MacVoices Gift Guide #5

Elle Newman’s picks

Metal Earth (web site)

Metal Earth on Amazon

August Tea 

Nuu Muu

Disc Notebook Systems

Mike Schmitz’ picks

SetApp Gift Cards

Xsonic Xtone (guitar pedal/interface)

Bias FX

Parsley Adventure Book

Cafflano (All-in-one coffee maker)

Brittany Smith’s picks

Low-profile Flash Drives (SanDisk)

IUGA comfortable, attractive dress pants with pockets (by a yoga company)

FLEXISPOT Desk Bike Stand up Folding Exercise Desk Cycle Height Adjustable Office Desk Stationary Exercise Bike 

Star Wars failures Gag Gifts:
   – Jar Jar Binks Cufflinks – Option 1

    – Jar Jar Binks Cufflinks – Option 2

– Thala Siren mudflap t-shirts:
   – Unisex
   – Women’s
   – RiffTrax for Prequels/Holiday Special:

 – Wookiee Storybook:

Chuck Joiner’s picks

Apple TV 4K

JBL Flip 5

Rudy’s Bar-B-Q Sause

ANYA Stainless Steel Bracelet Strap with Unique Magnet Lock for Apple Watch


MacVoices Gift Guide #6

Barry Fulk’s picks

HyperDrive USB-C hub for iPad by Hyper

JBL Clip 3

White Noise by TMSoft

Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

ORORO Men’s Lightweight Heated Vest with Battery Pack


Peter Cohen’s picks

Popgrip Airpods Holder

iFixit ProTech Toolkit

Playstation DualShock 4 Wireless Controller from sony

Polaroid OneStep + i-Type Camera


Chuck Joiner’s picks

Airpods Case, Coffea AirPods Accessories Shockproof Case Cover Portable & Protective Silicone Skin Cover Case for Airpods 2 & 1

Speck Products SmartShell MacBook PRO 15-inch Case, with Touch Bar, Clear


Glass Screen Protector


MacVoices Gift Guide #7

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


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 audio interface (UMC22)

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