Best gifts for geeks in Christmas

Whoever said that buying a gift for a geek is easy had no idea what he or she was talking about.

Yes, it might seem easy at first, since they love pretty much everything related to gaming, technology or even pop culture, but with so many options out there, picking something perfect is very hard.

If you’re in a situation like this and have no idea what to get for your geek friend, we’re here to help. Below you can find seven of the best gifts for geeks, perfect for any budget!

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Let’s begin, shall we?

Here are the best gifts for your geek friends:

1. Minecraft Foam Sword and Pickaxe Combo

Minecraft sword for geeks

If you’re looking forward to buying something for a Minecraft fan, your search is over.

What better choice than this full size replica of the Blue Sword and Diamond Pickaxe from the game itself?

Crafted from durable, EVA foam, these two items will definitely make your favorite geek giggle with joy. I mean, come on, who doesn’t love such things?!

2. Sphero Star Wars BB-8

Sphero robot gift for geeks

Ok, so you don’t necessarily need to be a Star Wars fan to enjoy this excellent gift for geeks! The BB-8 is a replica of the Droid from the last movie, app-enabled and with a tough and waterproof polycarbonate shell.

It connects to your phone via Bluetooth and it allows Gyroscopic propulsion to a 30m range, so you can give him various commands, including using just your voice.

The battery lasts for 60 minutes and it’s great for bringing a part of Star Wars: The Force Awakens into your home!

3. LEGO Star Wars Millenium Falcon Kit

Star Wars lego for geeks

Ok, so the BB-8 is a bit new and not that appealing to all Star Wars fans, but hey, you can’t go wrong with LEGO!

The next entry in our ‘best gifts for geeks’ top is a replica of the iconic Millenium Falcon spaceship from the movies, featuring secret compartments and…well, who cares?!

It’s LEGO, any geek would love to build this! It measures 14cm in height, 32 in width and it’s 47 cm long. How’s this for a cool Christmas gift?

4. Yuneec Breeze 4K Drone

4k drone holiday gift

If the DJI Mavic Pro is a bit too expensive for you, you might as well check a similar model, the Yuneec Breeze.

It has a 13 MP camera, able to shoot 4K videos and features five automated flight modes, perfect for getting the best shot: Selfie, Pilot, Orbit, Journey and Follow Me. It also has a special Indoor Positioning System, allowing you to hold its position, no matter the environment.

We should mention that the propellers are foldable and the drone itself weighs less than 1 pound, so it’s very easy to carry it around!

5. Ricoh Theta S Digital Camera

360 camera holiday gifts

One of the best gifts for geeks you can make this year is a 360 camera, like this model, from Ricoh. It can shoot full HD 360 degree videos, up to 20 minutes, and take spherical panorama images.

Also, it has a live view function, directly on your smartphone, and it’s able to transfer videos directly to it.

The best part is that the videos it takes are supported by YouTube, so you can upload them quickly, so all your friends can check them out!

6. Logitech G910 Mechanical Keyboard

Logitech mechanical keyboard

If you want something for your favorite gamer, make sure you check this awesome keyboard from Logitech, claiming to be the world’s fastest RGB mechanical model.

It features the exclusive Romer-G Mechanical Switches, with up to 25 percent faster actuation, as well as a customizable illumination system, offering over 16 million colors to choose from.

The programmable G-keys are also present, allowing you to create custom game macros, as well as dedicated media controls, with a one-touch control panel for quick access to play, pause, mute, volume and skip.

However, our favorite feature is the Arx Control dock, where you can put your smartphone and see live in-game data!

7. Logitech G403 Prodigy Gaming Mouse

Logitech G403 gaming mouse

Speaking about gaming, a mouse is also one of the best gifts for geeks you can make, especially if it’s an awesome model, like Logitech’s G403 Prodigy.

Ergonomic and lightweight, with rubber side grips and additional weights, it features the manufacturer’s most advanced optical sensor, for unbeatable accuracy.

You can also customize the lights, choosing from over 16 million colors, and program the six buttons, setting up custom commands for your favorite game or any other office activities.

What’s your pick?

And this sums it up, ladies and gents. Seven of the best gifts for geeks are waiting for you and we must admit that there are some of them we would also love to receive. For example, that 360 camera from Ricoh is more than just interesting. Imagine all the cool stuff you can capture with it!

But what about you? Which one of these gifts would you get for your favorite geek and why? Let us know, by dropping a few lines in the comments section below!


  1. I used to repair mechanical keyboards before they went digital. I’ve always wondered, though, what is the advantage of a mechanical keyboard? Are they faster? Have a better feel? I wonder if writers would like them better as well as gamers.


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