Wonderful gifts for any Mac fan [Gift Guide 2019]

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If you’re buying for an Apple fan who loves their Mac, there are loads of awesome gifts you should consider. We’ve rounded up the best to make your holiday shopping a little easier.

Gift-Guide-2019-bugWe’ve picked out the best headphones, mice, keyboards, and more so that you don’t have to spend hours hunting down the perfect purchase. And many of them are on sale today for Cyber Monday.

Now all you have to do is break out your wallet.

Best gifts for Mac fans

All of the Mac gifts we’ve chosen for this roundup have been used and recommended by a member of the Cult of Mac team. So you can be sure you’re spending your hard-earned cash on something good.

AirPods-Pro
The best wireless headphones for Mac.
Photo: Apple

AirPods Pro

No list of Mac gifts would be complete without the incredible new AirPods Pro. They’re the best wireless headphones you can buy for $249, and the best-selling headphones in the world today.

AirPods Pro are the newest, most impressive models. They offer improved sound, active noise cancellation, and a better fit. They’re also sweat-resistant, so you can wear them during workouts.

A built-in W1 chip means AirPods Pro pair quickly and easily with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac. And they last a good 4.5 hours — 24 hours with the Wireless Charging Case — in between charges.

Check out our full AirPods Pro review for more.

Buy from: Amazon — $249.00

AirPods
The second-best wireless headphones for Mac.
Photo: Apple

AirPods

If AirPods Pro are a little out of your price range, pick up Apple’s second-generation AirPods instead. They’re still terrific headphones, and now available everywhere with big discounts.

AirPods pack the same W1 chip as AirPods Pro, which gives you “Hey Siri” support and a wonderfully reliable connection. They also last a little longer — up to 5 hours — in between charges.

Check out our full AirPods review for more.

Buy from: Amazon — $144.00

Logitech-MX-Master
Probably the best mouse money can buy.
Photo: Logitech

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse

Few Mac fans really like the Magic Mouse that ships with Apple’s desktops as standard. It’s basic and not at all ergonomic. That’s why you should gift them the Logitech MX Master — perhaps the best wireless mouse on the market.

The MX Master works on almost any surface, including glass, and can be connected to three devices simultaneously over Bluetooth. It’s incredibly accurate, and boasts an adaptive scroll wheel that can be tuned to your liking.

It’s also incredibly comfortable to use for long periods, and lasts up to 70 days on a single charge. Order yours from Amazon today for half off the usual price.

Buy from: Amazon — $57.97

Logitech MX Sound speakers
Great sound at a great price.
Photo: Logitech

Logitech MX Sound stereo speakers

Logitech also makes terrific speakers. Its MX Sound 2.0 stereo speakers offer Bluetooth and wired connectivity, and they’re ideal for any Mac.

They look great on your desk, have easy-switch technology that lets you seamlessly swap between different audio sources, and most importantly, they sound terrific. They’re also very affordable.

Buy from: Amazon — $75.18

Keychron-K2
An ideal gift for mechanical keyboard maestros.
Photo: Keychron

Keychron K2 wireless mechanical keyboard

For those who love the click-clack of a mechanical keyboard, pick up the brilliant Keychron K2. It works brilliantly with macOS and can be configured with blue, brown, or red switches — all of which feel great.

Its “ten-keyless” design makes the K2 nice and compact, but still wonderfully comfortable to type on all day long. It’s ideal for any task, whether you’re typing up a novel or playing your favorite games.

The K2 can be connected to up to three devices simultaneously — including iPhone and iPad. And it boasts all the function keys you’ll need for things like media playback, volume control, and more.

Buy from: Amazon — Out of stock

Sony-DualShock-4
PS4 controllers work great with a Mac.
Photo: Sony

DualShock 4 wireless controller

Mac users who like to play games will love Sony’s terrific DualShock 4 controller. It’s comfortable, reliable, and packs all the buttons and ports you need for a great gaming experience.

The DualShock connects to any Mac in an instant, and requires no additional software to work seamlessly. It works inside all games with controller support, including big hits like Fortnite and most Apple Arcade titles.

What’s more, the DualShock 4 is also compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV thanks to Apple’s most recent software updates. Pick one up from Amazon today to save 35%.

Buy from: Amazon — $46.96

Mujjo-Sleeve
Stylish protection for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.
Photo: Mujjo

Mujjo Sleeve for MacBook

Made from soft felt and high-grade leather, the gorgeous Mujjo Sleeve keeps MacBook Air or MacBook Pro (13- and 15-inch models) from picking up scuffs and scratches while you’re on the go.

It’s beautifully slim, so it won’t take up too much room in your backpack, and it has a handy pocket for carrying things like USB-C hubs, headphones, and important documents.

The Sleeve also has dedicated slots for credit, debit, and SD cards, yet it stays slim and lightweight. It’s also built to last a lifetime.

Buy from: Cult of Mac Store

HyperDrive-USB-hub-MacBook
Compact and convenient.
Photo: HyperDrive

HyperDrive USB-C hub for MacBook

Every MacBook owners needs a USB-C hub for connecting external displays, SD cards, and other important peripherals. And we think the HyperDrive USB-C hub is one of the best.

It connects directly to a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, so you don’t have to worry about dangling dongles, and includes all the ports you’ll use most — including traditional USB ports, an HDMI port, and card readers.

The hub also supports power passthrough, so you can charge your notebook while you’re using it, and super-speedy data transfer at up to 40 Gbps. It also comes in silver or space gray to match your MacBook.

Buy from: Amazon — $89.90

Apple-gift-card
A gift card never fails when you don’t know what else to get.
Photo: Apple

App Store & iTunes gift card

If you’re holiday shopping on a tight budget, you can’t go wrong with an App Store & iTunes gift card. They can be used to purchase apps and games, music and movies, books, and more.

You can also spend them on services like Apple Music, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+. They’re an ideal gift for any Mac fan, and they start at as little as $25.

Buy from: Apple — from $25

That’s it for our list of the best Mac gifts for now, but we’ll be updating this roundup again ahead of the holidays. Come back later to find more amazing Mac gift ideas!

And don’t forget to check our other gift guides for iPhone fans, iPad fans, Apple Watch wearers, and Apple book lovers.