MacVoices #23310: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #6 (1)

Kirk McElhearn and host Chuck Joiner deliver the first part of MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #6 as the holiday starts to close in on us. From productivity to protection devices, find something that suits the tech person on your list. (Part 1)


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Show Notes:

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0:01:31 How the Gift Guide Show Works
0:02:27 The convenience of the PodMic USB microphone
0:03:31 Reducing visual static with the Rode DS2 desktop mic stand
0:04:55 Rode mic and stand versatility
0:06:20 Recommendation: Catalyst waterproof case for AirPods Pro
0:07:20 Durability and features of the Catalyst case
0:08:27 Importance of investing in quality cases
0:09:28 Discussion on various types of AirPods and headphones
0:11:59 Discovering the Logitech MX Master 3S for Mac
0:13:31 The preference for mice over trackpads
0:16:13 Keyboard Preferences: Snobs vs. Nonchalant Users
0:19:53 STM MagArm: An Extra Screen for Mobile Users
0:20:57 Personalization and the Search for the Perfect Setup


Kirk McElhearn’s Picks:

Rode DS2 Mic Stand

Rode PodMic Cardioid Dynamic Broadcast Microphone

Logitech MX Master 3S – Wireless Performance Mouse

Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool™ HP07 Air Purifier, Heater, and Fan

Chuck Joiner’s Picks:

Rode Procaster Broadcast Dynamic Vocal Microphone

Catalyst Waterproof Special Edition Case for AirPods Pro (1st and 2nd Gen) Wireless and USB-C Charging Compatible

STM MagArm – MagSafe Accessory – Mount iPhone on Laptop or Monitor



Kirk McElhearn writes about Macs, iPods, iTunes, books, music and more. He is a regular contributor to TidBITS, as well as several other web sites and magazines. He is an avid podcaster who’s shows include The Next Track, The Committed, The Intego Mac Podcast, PhotoActive and The Zen of Everything. You can follow him on Twitter, and visit his personal web site, Kirkville.


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