2019 Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Nov 25, 2019

dyc holiday gift guide

It’s that time of year again, where you rack your brain trying to figure out what to buy for your techie friends, family and colleagues. Worry not! Here at Do You Convert, we’ve done the testing for you (or heard first-hand accounts) and these products are worth every penny to make your life easier, and possibly more rewarding.

The best part? Every sale made via the Amazon links below will help provide food and shelter for struggling children in Guatemala. All money raised will go to Suffer the Children.

Whether you’re looking for the latest image capture technology, most convenient travel accessories, the best laptop, or apps to get you through the day – we’ve got you covered. Happy shopping!


 

Image Capture

Insta 360 ONE X

Leading image quality – 5. 7K resolution makes your 360 Degree videos look sharp, while 18MP shots make for stunning photo quality. Turn on 50Fps mode to make your video buttery smooth. Flow state stabilization makes flow state is as smooth as it gets. Snap into the drifter accessory and let your camera take flight. Airborne slow-mo. From a camera that shoots in every direction at once. You’ve never seen angles like this before.

“The best 360 camera.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $339.00

 

DJI Mavic Mini

The compact yet powerful Mavic Mini is the perfect creative companion, capturing your moments in a way that effortlessly elevates the ordinary. Together with the easy-to-use DJI Fly app, you’ll enjoy a simplified flying experience and a perspective unlike any other.

“Great entry-level drone.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $399.00

 

 

DJI Mavic 2 Pro

A drone that exists where engineering, technology, and the needs of the aerial photographer converge. A drone that embodies all of DJI’s advanced, signature technologies, and is able to redefine what is possible for the world of aerial photography.

“The best professional level drone on the market.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/19/19 – $1,379.00

 

 

Osmo Pocket

How do you capture moments worth keeping? As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory. In just seconds, Osmo Pocket lets you share your story anywhere, anytime.

“Best run and gun video solution. Not great audio, though – record it separately or be sure to buy an audio adapter and then use the Rode VideoMicro or similar.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $300.00

 

 


Travel Accessories

The Camera Pack: Peter McKinnon X NOMATIC

The perfect pack for all your camera and travel gear. Designed for comfort. Internal and external organization. Travel ready. 35L capacity with expansion up to 42L.

“The new king of heavy-carry bag.” – Kevin

Price on Kickstarter as of 11/25/19 – $349.00

 

 

Peak Design Everyday Backpack

A pack that adapts to your ever-changing gear, lifestyle and environment, the Everyday Backpack give you unrivaled accessibility, expandability, and organization.

“A great medium-weight pack option.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $207.96

 

Anker PowerCore+ Portable Charger

Huge Charging Power: high-speed charging for phones, tablets and USB-C notebooks. Boasts 1 USB-C (30W) and 2 USB ports (5V/3a each). Colossal capacity: 26800mAh of power charges most phones over 7 times, tablets at least 2 times or notebooks at least once. Recharge 3X faster: time for a full recharge is reduced to 4. 5 hours thanks to Power delivery input (27W). Compatible charger included.

“This beast can recharge your phone fully up to 10 times.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $67.99

 

 


Headphones

Bose SoundSport In Ear Headphones

Energize your workout with full, balanced sound that conventional sports earbuds can’t match. SoundSport in-ear headphones are sweat-resistant and stay comfortably—yet securely—in place during vigorous exercises. An inline mic/remote lets you easily control volume, skip tracks and take calls, all without reaching for your device. If music drives you, go further with headphones engineered to survive the demands of your busy life.

“These are the perfect upgrade to your standard headphones for phone calls and video conferencing.”  – Andrew

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $103.95

 

 

Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Over Ear Headphones

No wires, no distractions, just music. The WH-CH700N Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones are made for hours of listening on the move. One Push Artificial Intelligence Noise Canceling (AINC) adjusts to your environment, so you can eliminate unwanted noise as you travel.

“I’ve used these headphones almost daily at the gym, as well as on flying or whenever silence is needed. I have been quite impressed at the battery length as well as comfort. Flying with noise-cancelling headphones is a game changer, you will love these.” – Andrew

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $88.00

 

 

 

 


Computers & Accessories

MacBook Pro 16 in.

Designed for those who defy limits and change the world, the new MacBook Pro is by far the most powerful notebook we’ve ever made. With an immersive 16-inch Retina display, superfast processors, next-generation graphics, the largest battery capacity ever in a MacBook Pro, a new Magic Keyboard, and massive storage, it’s the ultimate pro notebook for the ultimate user.

“Intuitive, powerful and reliable, this is my everyday work computer” – Thaïs

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $2,299.00

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7

At 6% thinner than its predecessor, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 is only 14.9mm thin—or just a hair more than a half inch—and it weighs only 2.4lb. This lightweight package reinvents portability and untethers you from the office. With a battery life of up to 18.3 hours, and Rapid Charge when you do need more juice, you can go wherever the road—or the sky—takes you.

“The most stable on-the-go laptop.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $1,444.97

 

Razer Blade Stealth 13

The new Razer Blade Stealth 13 pushes the envelope with what’s possible in a 13” Ultrabook laptop. Utilizing the all new 10th gen Intel® Core™i7 processor and the optional GeForce® GTX 1650, you’ll rip through intensive games and content creation tasks. Featuring up to 4K resolution in a thin bezel 13.3” display, a lit-up Razer Chroma™keyboard, the Razer Blade Stealth combines portability and style, with power that’s perfect for gaming and work.

“Most of the DYC crew uses this laptop.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $1,221.55

 

Evoluent VerticalMouse D Medium Wireless

The ergonomic shape supports your hand in a handshake position. Since 2002, users continue to report that Evoluent VerticalMouse provides superior comfort and even relieves their wrist pain.

“Vertical mice are AMAZING. No carpel tunnel issues.” – Kevin

Price on Amazon as of 11/19/19 – $114.95

 

 

 


Home Tech

Ring Video Doorbell

Answer the door from anywhere. Get instant alerts when visitors press your Doorbell or trigger the built-in motion sensors. Then use the free Ring app to see, hear and speak to guests from your smartphone, tablet or PC.

“I’m loving the Ring Doorbell!” – Becca

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $129.99

 

Eureka Ergonomic Tilt Adjustable Footrest

Ergonomic design is adjustable and comfortable angle to support your legs. Flat texture design massages foot to release pressure. Floating adjustment of 0-20 ° stretches the legs to promote blood circulation.

“This footrest is perfect for home offices or long days in front of the computer. As a designer, I’m at my desk for long stretches, and this helps get me through!” – Jackie

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $28.99

 

 

 


App Store Gift Card for:

Calm

Calm is the #1 app for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation, with over 50 million downloads and over 700,000 5-star reviews. The app is an Apple BEST OF 2018 award winner, Apple’s App of the Year 2017, Google Play Editor’s Choice 2018, and to be named by the Center for Humane Technology as “the world’s happiest app”.

“I use Calm to help me get to sleep when my mind is racing.” – Mike

Free download. In-app purchases.

 

 

 

Brain.fm

Functional Music to Improve Focus in 15 Minutes. Brain.fm’s science-first approach creates music that sounds different – and affects your brain differently – than any other music, to help you do what you need to do.

“This app helps me do important work faster.” -Mike

Free download. In-app purchases.

 

 

Krisp.ai

One Button. No Noise. Speak Without Noise: with a single button, the background noise going from you to other call participants will be removed. Listen Without Noise: with a single button, the background noise coming from the call participants to you will be removed.

“Best noise cancelling app for remote workers, so we don’t hear where you’re actually working from.” -Kevin

Free download. In-app purchases.

 

 

 


Reading Material

Predictably Irrational

Why do our headaches persist after we take a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a fifty-cent aspirin? Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut coupons to save twenty-five cents on a can of soup? This book has the answer! If as a marketer you only read (or listen to) one book this year, this should be it. Why? It can show you how to articulate why what you do truly matters to other leaders in your company.

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $13.99

 

 

 

Influence: Science and Practice

Written in a narrative style combined with scholarly research, Cialdini combines evidence from experimental work with the techniques and strategies he gathered while working as a salesperson, fundraiser, advertiser, and in other positions inside organizations that commonly use compliance tactics to get us to say “yes.” Widely used in classes, as well as sold to people operating successfully in the business world, the eagerly awaited revision of Influence reminds the reader of the power of persuasion. Meeting Dr. Cialdini in 2010 changed Kevin’s career as a marketer forever.

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $14.13

 

 

 

The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding

Chances are even if you ask a “branding expert” what makes brands work – they won’t give you a great answer. That’s why this book is so foundational for great marketers. Smart and accessible, The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding is the definitive text on branding, pairing anecdotes about some of the best brands in the world.

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $10.79

 

 

 

Atomic Habits

James Clear, one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $17.95

 

 

Deep Work

Deep thinking to make connections and solve problems is what makes humans stand apart from the bots. Author and professor Cal Newport flips the narrative on impact in a connected age. Instead of arguing distraction is bad, he instead celebrates the power of its opposite. Dividing this book into two parts, he first makes the case that in almost any profession, cultivating a deep work ethic will produce massive benefits. He then presents a rigorous training regimen, presented as a series of four “rules,” for transforming your mind and habits to support this skill.

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $25.95

 

 

Extreme Ownership

Two U.S. Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War demonstrate how to apply powerful leadership principles from the battlefield to business and life. We recommend listening to the audio book since it is narrated by the authors.

Price on Amazon as of 11/25/19 – $23.99

 

What Did We Miss?

Let us know if there’s anything for the tech-savvy sales or marketing pro that we missed. Leave a comment below and we’ll add it to the list!

 

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