Need some exciting, new and different gift ideas this holiday season? The MacJury is on the case with a list of gifts that runs the gamut from expensive to affordable, practical to extravagant, and all points in between. The first of our holiday gift guides is presented by the panel of Jeff Gamet, Jean MacDonald, Brett Terpstra and host Chuck Joiner.
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Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, App.net and LinkedIn.
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Jeff Gamet is the Managing Editor for The Mac Observer, and the author of Fresh Brewed Tales, a chronicle of Jeff’s strange adventures at coffee shops. You can find his regular updates on Twitter.
Jean MacDonald is a partner and head of Marketing and PR at Smile, developers of PDFpen and TextExpander, as well as an active member of the tech community. A would-be rock ‘n roll star, you can follow all of Jean’s exploits on her Twitter stream.
Brett Terpstra is a coder, writer and web developer. He works behind the scenes at blogs including Engadget, Joystiq and The Unofficial Apple Weblog. He also writes for The Unofficial Apple Weblog, and contributes to Macworld. Brett develops Marked for Mac and recently co-authored “60 Mountain Lion Tips” with David Sparks for the iBookstore. He discusses all things “nerd” on his podcast, Systematic. You can find Brett as “ttscoff” on Twitter and App.net, and at his website, brettterpstra.com.
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JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Bluetooth Headphones – Midnight Black
IK Multimedia IPIRIGBBRDIN iRig BlueBoard Wireless MIDI Pedalboard
GoldieBlox, Rube Goldbert, & Beastie Boys “Princess Machine” video
Audioengine D3 24-bit Digital to Audio Converter (Silver)
Pencil Bluetooth stylus for use with Paper from 53
Paper by FiftyThree – FiftyThree, Inc.
Apple Time Capsule 2TB
Magellan SmartGPS – Connected 5-Inch Navigation System with Social Media & Smartphone integration
Magellan RoadMate On-The-Go North America – Magellan
UI Stencils iPhone Stencil Kit
DealMac – iPhone gift card discount tracking
iRig HD Digital Guitar Interface for iPad & Mac
Leap Motion Controller, Gesture Motion Control for PC or MAC
20 Ways to Draw a Tree and 44 Other Nifty Things from Nature: A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
20 Ways to Draw a Cat and 44 Other Awesome Animals: A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
ThinkGeek – Doctor Who Gifts (50th Anniversary: November 23, 2013)
SketchBook Pro for iPad – Autodesk Inc.
Rode Podcaster USB Dynamic Microphone
Rode Procaster Broadcast Dynamic Vocal Microphone
RODE PSA1 Swivel Mount Studio Microphone Boom Arm