Geeky Gifts for Your Holiday Shopping List
Trying to find the perfect gift for a particular geek? Lucky you, I hand-picked a few geeky items to help you with your holiday shopping list. Good luck this holiday season!
Kindle Wireless Reading Device
Perfect for the bookworm friend. They can carry their library with the – up to 1,500 books! This is actually something I’m saving up for. It’d be nice to be able to carry my library right in my purse. The built-in PDF Reader is perfect for my documents as well.
The Kindle DX Wireless Reading Device (9.7″ Display) is also available in the US Only.
Some of my favorite books are also available in Kindle edition:
- The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
- Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1)
- The Whuffie Factor: Using the Power of Social Networks to Build Your Business
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Movie Tie-in Edition (rack) (Narnia)
- Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
Flip Ultra Camcorder 2nd Generation, 120 Minutes (White)
Perfect for capturing the most memorable holiday moments. Currently on sale for $99, was $149.
iHome iP27BR Portable Travel Alarm Clock For ipod (Black)
I own this iPhone travel alarm clock / charger / speaker gadget and I absolutely love it! It charges my iPhone when I’m asleep and the big display of the clock is perfect when I wake up. Not to mention, my music sounds great on it. There’s a small remote to control what’s playing.
The Beatles: Rock Band (for Wii / PS3 / Xbox 360)
Geek gamers and music geeks alike would love this. It’s the perfect entertainment for any party!
Looking for a great Blu-Ray player? This one serves both gaming and movie viewing purposes! Adding this to my wishlist. :)
Perfect gaming device when traveling with kids. Comes in a variety of colors. My favorite educational DS games are Brain Age and Big Brain.
Apple iPod touch 8 GB (3rd Generation)
Believe it or not, my iPhone and iPod Touch are my mobile gaming consoles! There are plenty of games in the iTunes store to keep anyone busy. There’s also productive and educational apps as well. :)
Movie & TV Geek
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy & BD-Live)
Know of a Harry Potter fan? Pre-order the latest movie for only $15.99.
Star Trek (Single-Disc Edition)
Who doesn’t love Star Trek?!
The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Seasons 1 & 2
This show will have you laughing for hours! Happy geeks watch The Big Bang Theory. :)
Up (4 Disc Combo Pack with Digital Copy and DVD) [Blu-ray]
Great movie for the whole family!
The Guild: Seasons 1 & 2
Great and funny show about a group of online gamers.
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
A musical about heroes and blogging!
(Do You Wanna Date My) Avatar (feat. Felicia Day)
Awesome song about online gaming.
Know of a geek who’s always on the go? Why not make their luggage lighter with this netbook? It’s only 2.9 lbs, $335.56, and has a 1.3 MP webcam and 10.5 hours of battery life. It’s actually small enough to fit in a purse. ;) Available in black and blue.
Canon PowerShot SD1200IS 10 MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.5-inch LCD
Canon Powershots are just amazing. I love the size and quality of photos taken from them. This one has a nice big viewing LCD and 3x optical zoom, and comes in a variety of colors. Available for $149! Also, for a limited time, the camera will come with a free 4 GB SD memory card!
XShot Camera Extender – Black (XS2379)
Perfect for taking pictures when no one is around. Also a great gift of the geek traveler.
Joby GP1-EPEN Gorillapod Flexible Tripod (Pink)
I absolutely LOVE my gorillapod. It’s perfect when I want to record videos (especially time lapsed ones) or take a timed photo. Get creative and put your camera on a bike or tree for different angles. It comes in a variety of colors.
Transcend 8 GB SDHC Class 6 Flash Memory Card
Perfect for the super shutterfly! He/She will never run out of memory again! Just make sure their camera takes SD cards before buying!
Well, geeks need clothes too. Here are a few items that speaks their language!
OMG Pwnies Tee – my favorite ladies’ geek t-shirt.
There’s No Place Like 127.0.0.1 T-Shirt – because there is no place like home!
Geek Love Poem T-shirt – because you’re the CSS to my HTML!
SQL query – laughs.
Newbie – for the geeklings!
Creative and Artistic Geek
Wacom Intuos3 6 x 8-Inch Pen Tablet
Although there’s a higher model of the tablet, I think this model is great for the money. I personally use this model on a day-to-day basis and I love it. The Wacom Intuos4 Medium Pen Tablet is also available for a bit more.
Cricut 29-0001 Personal Electronic Cutting Machine
This personal cutting machine is perfect for the paper crafters and scrapbookers. No computer is required for operating this.
Still can’t pick a gift? Why not get them an Amazon Gift Certificate and let them pick themselves! They’re perfect for purchasing mp3s, Kindle books, or anything on Amazon. iTunes Gift Certificates are awesome as well!
5 x Aluminum Pill Box with Keychain.