MacVoices #22238: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #4 with Brittany Smith, Mike Schmitz, and Joe Kissell (2)

The second part of MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #4 with Brittany SmithMike Schmitz, and Joe Kissell finishes up with tech picks, health picks, book picks, and even a game pick. (Part 2) 


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Show Notes:


MacVoices 2022 Holiday Gift Guide – Master List on MacVoices site

MacVoices 2022 Holiday Gift Guide on Flipboard (available on the web but best viewed in the Flipboard app on Mac or the iOS/iPadOS Flipboard app).

Joe Kissell’s picks:

Take Control of Untangling Connections by Glenn Fleishman

OWC Thunderbolt 4 Cable, Thunderbolt Certified, 0.72 Meter (2.36 ft), 40 Gb/s Data Transfer, 100W Power Charging, Compatible with Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, USB-C, and USB4 Devices

Energizer 2032 Battery CR2032 Lithium 15-3v- Batteries, Model: , Electronic Store

Brittany Smith’s Picks:

iWALK Portable Apple Watch Charger, 9000mAh Power Bank with Built in Cable, Apple Watch and Phone Charger, Compatible with Apple Watch Series 7/6/Se/5/4/3/2, iPhone14/ 13/12/12 Pro Max/ 11/6s, Black

Purple Simply Seat Cushion | Pressure Reducing Grid Designed for Ultimate Comfort

Mike Schmitz’ Picks:

The Laws of Creativity: Unlock Your Originality and Awaken Your Creative Genius by Joe Cofone

Root: A Game of Woodland Might and Right

Chuck Joiner’s Picks:

Deposit Photos

Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers by Andy Greenburg

Anker Wireless Charging Stand, PowerWave 2-in-1 Magnetic Stand Lite with 5 ft USB-C Cable, Charging Stand


Joe Kissell is the publisher of  Take Control ebooks, as well as the author of over 60 books on a wide variety of tech topics. Keep up with him if you can on his personal site,, and on Twitter.

Mike Schmitz is an Apple fanboy, coffee snob, and productivity junkie who is intent on teaching people how to be more productive. His newest effort is He is the Executive Editor for The Sweet Setup, a site dedicated to reviewing and recommending the very best Mac and iOS apps, and is the creator of FaithBasedProductivity, where he teaches his personal approach to getting more done. Mike lives in Wisconsin with his wife and 4 crazy boys and is the author of Thou Shalt Hustle. He is also the co-host of the Bookworm podcast and (probably) spends too much time on Twitter. You can find all his projects on his personal web site,, including his new podcast with his wife Rachel at Follow him on Twitter as _MikeSchmitz.

Brittany Smith is a trained cognitive neuroscientist who provides ADD/ADHD, technology, and productivity coaching through her business, Devise and Conquer, along with companion video courses for folks with ADHD. She’s also the cofounder of The ADHD Guild, a community for nerdy folks with ADHD. She, herself, is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator and on YouTube with tech tips.


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