‘Tis the season for giving; and with days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday just behind us, we know that you have been scouring the internet for the best gifts for your friends and family.
Now we are sure you are almost done with your holiday gift list (right?), but just in case you haven’t found the right tech gift for the “geeky one” in your life, don’t worry – your search is over!
We present to you the 10 impractical but fantastic tech-related gifts for the nerds on your list:
1. Star Wars Fleece Robes
With all of the media surrounding the most recent Star Wars trailer, it seems like now is as good a time as any to fuel the fire of your favorite fan (who is near or far, far away) with these cozy Jedi or Sith robes!
HINT: Read the description for all the Star Wars puns you would possibly want!
2. Selfie Shirt
What techie hasn’t taken a selfie? Right? Well, now they can take the perfect selfie that is sure to get A LOT of likes and retweets with this t-shirt made especially for the backwards camera angle. No worries – it comes in many colors to match their favorite filter!
3. Hashtag Gloves
For easier tweeting and hashtagging, a group of four from Mount Holyoke College created the Hashtag Gloves. If you remember the Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake video, these college kids made the hashtag motion a reality. Tap your fingers like they do in the video and speak your hashtag – boom tweeted on Twitter.
OK, these aren’t for sale just quite yet. But, maybe if you tweet at @HashtagGlove enough you could convince these guys to get on Kickstarter to create your techie’s gift for next year!
4. 8-Bit Sunglasses
For the one who loves Throwback Thursday, give them these 8-bit sunglasses to protect them from sunny rays! They actually do give 100% UV protection and have a choice between a shiny or matte finish. Can’t do much better than that!
5. Instagram Necklaces
Is your nerdy friend also a social butterfly? These Instagram necklaces are a perfect way to show that you Like them #nofilter (just the way they are). There are three choices of necklaces so pick wisely!
6. Giant Gem Speaker
The title says it all – so we just couldn’t help ourselves from putting this one on the list. Don’t be deterred too much by the large gem, according to the website it can play up to 12 hours of music…taking BLING to a whole new level for your nerdy-someone!
7. Blue Screen of Death Shirt
Something that won’t break the bank, but is just fun to give is this infamous text we have all seen before. Anyone who is anyone will appreciate this bit of humor to wear around the office!
8. Phonesoap Smartphone Sanitizer
Show your geeky friend that you care about their interests AND their hygiene with this gift that will sanitize their phone while it charges. It will save them a box of tissues later on!
9. Smart Doorbell
In all honesty, this would make for an awesome gift! It focuses on safety, technology, and all-around coolness. The BOT Home Automation Doorbot is a doorbell, camera, and intercom hybrid that will allow you to see who is at your front door and chat with them via two-way talk. Very cool for someone with a new home!
10. An Acre of Land on the Moon
Truthfully, we think we saved the best for last. Who wouldn’t want to own a part of the moon? You get a lunar deed, a map with an exact mark of which location you own, and it comes in a super cool futuristic envelope. All for $39.99. Can’t beat that.
What other crazy tech gifts have you seen on the market?
Share them in the comments!
About the Author: Deanna Zaucha is the Content Marketing Coordinator for Webs and Pagemodo, and also manages our social media presence. She can be found on a dance floor, or on her iPhone keeping up with trends in marketing and tech. Get more from Deanna on the Webs Blog and Twitter.