MacVoices #20273: MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide #4 (1)

published 9 months ago by Chuck Joiner

Our fourth MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide features picks by Joe Kissell, Wally Cherwinski, and Mark Fuccio. With all the gift guides over the years, you would think that no more “firsts” could happen, but they do and on a regular basis. Find out what surprises happened this time around. (Part 1 of 2) This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by BetterHelp. Affordable, private, online counseling. Get 10% off your first month at This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of PDFpen and PDFpenPro, PDFpen for iPad, PDFpen for iPhone, PDFpen Scan+, as well as TextExpander for Mac and TextExpander for iPhone and iPad, as well as the new TextExpander for Windows. Great software to help you get more done. Show Notes: Guests: 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. Wally Cherwinski is a Videographer based in Ottawa, Canada. Originally trained as a scientist, he spent a portion of his career in research and teaching at the University of Cambridge, England while doubling as a freelance photographer and writer. Later, he joined Canada's National Research Council and spent many years managing communications for the Canadian Space Program. Starting with 16mm film, he has written and directed numerous documentaries and television features, including projects with Canada's National Film Board. More recently, he has combined his passion for video with his love of travel. Wally has been a Mac user since the original 128K in 1984 and his Apple "museum" includes 28 Macs (not to mention Newtons, iPods, iPhones & iPads). He has delivered video workshops at Macworld, at Macintosh User Groups in Canada and on three MacMania cruises. He also writes a regular video column in the ScreenCastsOnline monthly magazine. You can connect with him on Twitter, or view his Cirque du Mac videos (and others) on his YouTube channel. Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at, or as a marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990's selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through Twitter on LinkedIn. Links:   Joe Kissell’s picks: iProven Forehead Thermometer for Adults Sentry Safe CFW20201 Waterproof Fire-Resistant Medium Tubular Lock Chest Wally Cherwinski's Picks:Lonely PlanetDVD Box Set of Rick Steve’s European travelsNew York Times Premium Crossword Puzzles   Mark Fuccio’s picks: Beethoven The New Complete Edition [123 CD] Generac Guardian 16000-Watt Air-Cooled Home Standby Generator with Wi-Fi and 16-Circuit Transfer Switch Anker Rechargeable Bolder LC90 LED Flashlight, Pocket-Sized TorchJackery Portable Power Station Explorer 500Jackery SolarSaga 100W Portable Solar Panel   Chuck Joiner’s picks: Logitech C920x Pro HD Webcam Logitech C930e 4X Zoom Webcam iPhone 12 Pro Max   Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon           Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:           Twitter:     

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