Hardware & software:
- Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones for $299 (on Amazon) from Alex Lindsay.
- SoundBunny for Mac at http://www.prosofteng.com for $9.99 from Andy Ihnatko.
- Blue Microphones Mikey Digital Lightning Recording Microphone for Apple iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, iPod Touch (5th Gen), iPad (4th Gen) and iPad Mini for $99.99 (on Amazon) from Rene Ritchie.
- Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation for $21.79 (on Amazon) from Andy Ihnatko.
- The Martian: A Novel for $15.16 (on Amazon) from Leo Laporte.