Instead of falling into trite stereotypes, here’s a list to get you thinking. Combine the nerdy nature you love them for, with some more specific interests. You may also be interested in: 15 web design books to put on your wish list this holiday. 1. The frequent flyer 12 Christmas Gifts: Brochure AGS Wireless Laser Projection Bluetooth Virtual Mouse and Keyboard Available on Amazon – £31.99 Know someone who needs to eliminate long emails from their layover hotel, but still prides themselves on their ability to travel light? Do they also harbor a thinly veiled appreciation for James Bond-style gadgets? This Bluetooth-enabled projector will work on any flat, opaque surface and offers a stylish, compact alternative to a physical keyboard for the on-the-go techie.
The one who goes home for the holidays. 12 Christmas Gifts: Techie T-shirt ‘No, I will not fix your computer’ Available at – $19.99 It is the request as inevitable as that second slice of cake. You’re getting ready to spend the holidays with Great Aunt Maud, who doesn’t really understand your “UX designer” job title, but is absolutely certain you’re the person who’s going to fix the USA Email List thumb drive in her prehistoric PC. You might want to consider gifting yourself this t-shirt and heading over to it in step. 3. The forgetful 12 Christmas gifts: forgetful Bluetooth Tracking Tag Available at. The perfect gift for your naughty friend. Who always runs back to the bar five minutes after you’ve left to get his wallet. This stylish tag wouldn’t look out of place on the fanciest of key rings. And uses bluetooth to locate lost items you can’t find over the phone!
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This clever bamboo organizer will securely hold a laptop. Tablets, and multiple smartphones for tabletop charging. Without ruining your techie’s carefully maintained zen desktop vibe. The Shameless Hipster 12 Christmas gifts. Hipster Crosley Messenger 3-Speed Portable. Turntable Available at Crosley – $76.49 For the unabashed trendsetters in your life. This portable turntable is not for the timid and retiring. But it’s sure to come into its own once the weather warms up and picnic season begins. It plays at three speeds and comes with an adapter to play. All those dusty 45’s your hipster friend found in thrift stores. The budding star of X Factor 12 Christmas Gifts. X Factor Moxie Rainhead Showerhead with Bluetooth Speaker. Available at – $299 For the housemate or couple who loves nothing better than singing.
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A few Christmas carols in the shower, help them stay in tune with this Bluetooth showerhead, equipped with a waterproof speaker. Capable of streaming from smartphones, MP3 players, tablets and laptops located up to 32 feet away. 8. The wannabe chef 12 Christmas Gifts: Enthusiast Smart Indoor Herb Garden Click & Grow Available at Click & Grow – $59.95 The perfect gift for the high-tech enthusiast who loves to entertain, this fixture would look just as good lighting up a work space as it would on your kitchen counter. A Kickstarter success story, Click & Grow Herb Garden promises the arrival of “gardening 2.0.” Specially developed Smart Soil and built-in sensors ensure your seedlings germinate, grow and thrive with the optimal levels of water, oxygen and nutrients.