MacVoices #23285: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #1 (2)

The first edition of our MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide series concludes as David GinsburgJeff Gamet, and Mike T. Rose pick more great holiday gift ideas, and do their best to cost host Chuck Joiner money. (Part 2)

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Show Notes:

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0:00:01 Introduction to MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide
0:02:29 Logitech G Lytra Beam: Adjustable Lighting for Gamers and Content Creators
0:08:31 The Flexibility of the iPad Cover
0:09:42 Tactile Writing Experience with Apple Pencil
0:10:56 Introducing the B2C Caber Queue for testing USB-C cables
0:13:32 Affordable and practical USB-C cable testing tool
0:21:08 HyperPak Pro: A Versatile and Durable Backpack
0:23:21 KYY Portable Monitor: Expand Your Laptop’s Display
0:26:26 Affordable Display for Increased Desktop Real Estate
0:29:43 Funny and Profane Merchandise from Effin’ Birds
0:36:24 Buying Yard Decorations for Friends
0:37:54 Convenient Color Selection Button for Outdoor Lights


David Ginsburg’s Picks:

Logitech G Litra Beam LX Premium Dual-Sided RGB LED Streaming Key Light with TrueSoft, for Streaming, Broadcasting, LIGHTSYNC, Bluetooth, USB, PC/Mac

HyperPack Pro Tech Backpack with Find My Compatibility, fits up to 16” Laptop – 22L Antitheft Laptop Bag with RFID Protective Pocket

Jeff Gamet’s Picks:

Rock Paper Pencil — Magnetic iPad Screen Protector + Apple Pencil Tips

KYY Portable Monitor 15.6” 1080P FHD USB-C Laptop Monitors w/Smart Cover & Dual Speaker, HDMI Computer Display IPS HDR External Gaming Monitor for PC Phone Mac Xbox PS4 Switch

Mike T. Rose’s Picks:

C2C caberQU USB-C Cable Tester

I Am Going To Deal With This Problem By Yelling T-Shirt – Effin Birds

Chuck Joiner’s Picks:

On Stage SMS6000 Adjustable Monitor Stands

NYMPHY Solar Color Changing Lights, 7 Lighting Modes Solar Lights Outdoor Waterproof IP68, Multicolor RGB Outdoor Lights


Jeff Gamet is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram, jeffgamet on LinkedIn., @[email protected] on Mastodon, and on his YouTube Channel at

David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @[email protected].

Michael T. Rose began his Mac-centric career with a decade-plus stint in editorial technology at Entertainment Weekly & LIFE magazines, starting as a college intern right around when the Mac IIx was launched. After leaving the print publishing world, Mike worked as an IT lead and creative director for an NYC events and marketing agency. In 2013 he switched trains once again, and now enjoys his #dreamjob at Salesforce as a lead solution engineer. From 2006 to early 2015, Mike was a proud editor and contributor at The Unofficial Apple Web Log (TUAW), now folded into Engadget. Mike & his family live in Brooklyn, NY. You can find him on Twitter, and you can also hear him on The Aftershow with Kelly Guimont.


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