No and Low-Clutter Gifts For Apple, PKM, and Analog Enthusiasts

This is the stuff I’d want you to give me if I didn’t already have it

Ellane W
5 min readDec 15, 2023
Cartoon drawing of a stick figure reaching for one of five gifts that are floating in the air in front of them.
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Gift-giving can be an overinflated, prickly ball to run with.

Intellectually, I believe that gifts are a nice but optional way of expressing regard for someone. Emotionally, I can’t bear the thought of anyone not having a gift with their name on it to open on Christmas day! Birthdays are a different matter, because I’m strange like that.

Here are a few things that I’d love to receive as gifts, if I didn’t already own them. Maybe there’ll be something here to bring a smile to the face of someone you’re looking to please.

Low Clutter

Logitech K380 Keyboard, Mac version

Lots of happy reviewers recommend this keyboard. It’s heavier than the Mac Magic Keyboard and it doesn’t have rechargeable batteries, but it seamlessly connects to three different devices, leaving the Mac version in the dust.

I thought I was buying this keyboard for my iPhone for times when travelling light, but I’ve…



Ellane W

Designer and educational publisher for 30 years+. Plain-text advocate. Still using paper, but less of it.