Top 15 gifts for computer geeks

Gifts for computer geeks

As freaky as it sounds, the year has almost gone by and Christmas will be knocking on our doors in a month and a half.

We all know that Christmas equals gift-giving season and we love this time of the year just because of it.

Snow is mostly awful (when it does not come to skiing) but the coziness of the Christmas spirit warms our hearts.

Now it is the perfect time to start thinking about the gifts you will surprise your loved ones with.


It is very likely to know a computer geek or to be one yourself.

So there are 2 options: you do not have a clue what is going on or you do not know what else to buy already.

In order to make it easy for you, whatever your situation is, we have collected some of the coolest gifts you can get for the computer geek in your life.

Open your mind and make sure to have fun in the process!

Oh, as for the budget – we have something for every pocket!

Top 15 gifts for computer geeks

We imagined what we would like to become as a present if we were computer geeks.

This is how the following list was created.

The presented gifts seemed the most intriguing to us and we hope that you will find them such too!

Now diving straight into it:

1. My Arcade Retro Arcade Machine Handheld Gaming System

If your computer geek is into gaming, he or she will probably love this!

This machine lets you go back to the era of retro gaming at any time and place since it is portable.

The gaming system comes with 200 built-in games and it requires no expensive game console.

Categories vary from playing forest adventure and tennis to Wonder ball and bug catcher.

It is suitable for computer geeks of all ages between 3 and 103!

Buy it on Amazon here.

2. ThinkGeek Star Wars R2-D2 Measuring Cup Set

We all have a friend who is a big Star Wars lover and this measuring cup set is definitely the perfect gift for them!

It looks like R2-D2 and it comes with a body, built from 4 measuring cups of ΒΌ, β…“, Β½ and 1 cup.

The arms of R2-D2 are detachable and turn into nested measuring spoons of ΒΌ, Β½, one teaspoon and β…“ tablespoon.

The dome is both Β½ cup and 1 tablespoon. It is important not to microwave them or put them in the dishwasher!

However, the material of the measuring cup set is of high quality since it is made of food-grade ABS plastic which is BPA-free.

How cool is that!

Buy it on Amazon here.

In addition to the Star Wars measuring cup set, you can get your Star Wars lover a Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App Controlled Robot.

You can guide your Robot by using a tablet or a smartphone.

It can also recognize your arm movements and gestures, as well as understand your voice commands.

Buy it on Amazon here.

Last but not least for the Star Wars geeks – Lego Star Wars Darth Vader Alarm Clock and Star Wars Lightsaber Chopsticks.

Kids and adults love LEGO equally which makes the Darth Vader Alarm Clock an ideal gift for all ages!

It is digital and its arms and legs move.

The Star Wars Lightsaber Chopsticks come in 4 colours and you can carry them everywhere with you since they easily fit in your pocket.

You will surely impress all of your friends with the bright and fun chopsticks!

Buy the alarm clock here and the chopsticks here.

3. Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Cooperative Deck Building Card Game

Harry Potter fans should not feel forgotten!

This card game lets you play as your favourite character from the series (Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley and Neville Longbottom) to defend the magical world from evil forces.


The game set contains over 140 cards and offers 7 different adventures, giving you the opportunity to advance your skills.

While you go deeper into the game, you will find yourself in more challenging adventures and will unlock new secrets.

The Harry Potter card game is perfect for 2-4 Harry Potter fans and their themed parties!

Buy it on Amazon here.

4. TrackR Bravo

If the computer geek in your life is so consumed by games that he or she tends to forget some essentials when leaving the house, this is the most suitable gift for them!

This device is super light which allows you to attach it to everything.

It uses Bluetooth technology to detect items in the near area – up to 100 feet away.

For example, you can place it on the back of your keys or wallet and simply use the TrackR App when you can not find them.

The device will ring and voila!

You can even set it to remind you that you forget something – if you have placed the device on a wallet and try to leave the house without it, your phone will alert you.

Buy it on Amazon here.

5. ICE Portable Wireless Floating Bluetooth Speaker

It is really convenient to have a Bluetooth speaker but having a floating one is the next level of coolness.

It spins above a magnetic base and has a special sound guide cone designed to increase 3D surround effect.

You can connect your device via Bluetooth.

Buy it on Amazon here.

6. Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset – 64GB by Oculus

This Virtual Reality Headset works with over 1000 apps which lets you meet up with your friends in virtual reality, watch shows or concerts of your favourite stars.

No additional devices are needed in order to move into virtual reality.

The speakers are built directly into the headset.

The Oculus headset is lightweight so that you can take it anytime, anywhere.

Buy it on Amazon here.

7. AirSelfie AS2, Pocket Size Selfie Flying Camera

You totally know a person who takes pictures and selfies all day, every day.

Good news – we have found you the right gift for them!

This tiny (pocket-size) camera can be connected with your phone and lets you take HD photos from above.

From an intuitive app, you can control it and capture photos or videos which can be easily shared.

The flying camera comes with a leather carrying case so it can always be with you!

Buy it on Amazon here.

8. nuraphone β€” Wireless Bluetooth Over Ear Headphones with Earbuds, Creates Personalized Sound for You

Okay, we believe that this one will impress every – single – body.

Have you heard about earphones that automatically adapt the sound to your hearing?! No? Well, now you have.

The first time you turn the nuraphone on, it plays a short series of tones.

Based on the tiny sound your inner ear produces in response, the nuraphone knows what tones your ears are more or less sensitive to.

This way you will hear your favourite songs like never before!

The nuraphone has won several innovation awards like CES 2018 Best Innovation Award.

Buy it on Amazon here.

9. Omegon Universe2go Planetarium

We have given a few gift suggestions for Star Wars lovers but here is something for all astronomy and space travel enthusiasts.

If you or a friend of yours love the night and the stars, simply hold the Planetarium up to your eyes.

It has 8 different models and 3 hours of full audio explanations about the celestial objects.

The Omegon Universe2go is perfect for both novices and experts, as well as for children who are 8 years or older.

Buy it on Amazon here.

10. Corsair Dark Core RGB SE

Your computer geek definitely deserves a comfortable mouse since it probably feels like a part of his hand.

The Corsair Dark Core RGB SE has a contoured shape and charges wirelessly.

It is compatible with Xbox One, Xbox One S and Xbox One X systems.

Buy it on Amazon here.

11. Stainless Steel Keycaps

The WASD part of the keyboard is essential for every gamer.

Therefore we suppose that he will be quite glad to make it shine.

The Fitlink FPS & MOBA Gaming Keycaps are compatible with all mechanical keyboards.

They are wear-resistant, no fading and will look good for a long period of time even if used regularly.

Buy in on Amazon here.

12. Sony Playstation Console Shaped Bifold Wallet

Does your computer geek love the old days and retro vibes?

If so, this Playstation Console Shaped wallet is what is missing in his life.

It includes a note and card slots, zip-up coin pocket and Playstation logo.

Buy it on Amazon here.

13. The Oregon Trail Handled Game

It will be no surprise if a computer geek is a big fan of this classic game.

Since it may be hard to play it on modern computers, this handy version is an amazing option!

It has authentic 80’s graphics and sounds.

Buy it on Amazon here.

14. Super NES Classic

The Super NES Classic has the same look as the 90’s console but it is a bit smaller.

Besides, it comes loaded with 21 games, including Super Mario Kart and Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting! Every 90’s kid will absolutely love to get the Super NES Classic as a gift, making all the others jealous!

Buy it on Amazon here.

15. Game Boy Watch

As you may have noticed, we are getting nostalgic here. Our last offer is the Game Boy Watch with the retro Game Boy design and digital display.

The original buttons of the game are used to set the time, date and alarm.

It is 100% sure it will impress all Game Boy and Nintendo lovers!

Buy it on Amazon here.

A bonus top gift: Iris

Our software is a perfect gift for all seasons since blue light is always emitted from our screens.

If you buy Iris for yourself or your loved ones you will help them become happier, as well as healthier.

And who does not want both for the people he loves?

Get Iris on our website and use your computer without worries even in the evening. Iris has a few different modes, suited for your needs – whether it be reading, gaming or else.


Our list is a compilation of the coolest gifts for computer geeks for 2019.

Normally, some of them are a bit more expensive than you would like.

Nevertheless, we strongly believe that the money is going to be worth it since the gadgets are designed to last long.

We hope that we have made the choice for a Christmas, birthday or whatever the occasion is present (slightly) easier for you!

Now go back to the list, take a closer look and consider what will be best for you or the computer geek in your life!

And may the force be with you!

Author: Ilina Stoyanova


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