MacVoices #23302: MacVoices Gift Guide #5 (1)

The MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #5 features ”Pilot Pete” HarmonCharles EdgeKelly Guimont, and host Chuck Joiner picking books, bags, apparel and even something for the kitchen. (Part 1)

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Show Notes:

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0:05:06 Custom Slate Coasters: Personalized and Unique Gift Idea
0:08:01 Laser-Etched Gifts: Adding a Personal Touch to Presents
0:14:52 Impressed by the First 3D Printer Pick of the Year
0:15:11 Zippy Pouches for Organizing Travel Accessories
0:17:54 A Bag Problem: Organizational Bags for Electronics
0:19:59 Expand Your Monitor Setup with OWC Thunderbolt Adapter
0:21:40 Price Point and Variability of Holiday Gifts
0:25:51 Discovering the Versatility of a Watch in the Kitchen
0:26:01 The Complexity of Cooking Time for Thanksgiving Dinner
0:27:49 Balancing Safety and Taste in Cooking
0:28:14 Introduction and discussing the need for travel accessories
0:30:25 Discussing the practicality and convenience of the Air Caddy
0:36:35 Innovative External Hard Drive Travel Pouch
0:38:40 Easy to Use and Convenient for Video Producers
0:39:49 Cute Little Bag in Various Colors


Pete Harmon’s Picks:

RobinsBirdbrain Designs

The Angel of Christmas Paperback by Roger Blair Johnson

Charles Edge’s Picks:

WEEDO Tina2 3D Printers, Fully Assembled and Auto Leveling Mini 3D Printers for Kids and Beginners, Removable Plateform, Small Enclosed FDM 3D Printers

MEATER Plus: Long Range Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer with Bluetooth Booster | for BBQ, Oven, Grill, Kitchen, Smoker, Rotisserie | iOS & Android App

Kelly Guimont’s Picks:

Ultralite Sacks

humangear GoTubb

Waterfield Air Caddy

Chuck Joiner’s Picks:

OWC Thunderbolt Dual Displayport Adapter, Dual displays up to 4K @ 60Hz, Single display up to 8K @ 30Hz, 2 DisplayPort 1.4 ports, Compatible with Mac and PC Thunderbolt (USB-C) devices, cable included

Afterplug 2-Pocket Pouch for Laptop with Reusable Adhesive, for Portable External SSD

USB C Extension Cable 1FT, Type C Extender Cord USB 3.1(10Gbps) Male to Female Right Angle Fast Charging Cable Compatible


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.

Kelly Guimont is a podcaster and friend of the Rebel Alliance. You can also hear her on The Aftershow with Mike Rose, and she still has more to say which she saves for Twitter and Mastodon.

“Pilot Pete” Harmon is a professional avaitor, co-host of MacGeek Gab and co-host of So There I Was. He can be reached on X as @PilotPete.


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