Gift Guide 2013: Last-minute gift ideas

Gift Guide 2013: Last-minute gift ideas

Summary: With the holidays now just around the corner, I'm getting asked a lot about gifts for geeks. Well, here it is - a gift guide for all the geeks (both guys and gals) out there.

TOPICS: Hardware

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  • Victorinox Swiss Army Knife

    I've had a Swiss Army Knife of one sort or another since I was a kid, an while you can pick up cheap knock-offs from gas stations or DIY stores, I prefer to use the real thing.

    The great thing about genuine Victorinox Swiss Army Knives is that there are so many to choose from that you can pick one that fits bets with your lifestyle.

    Personally, I find the scissors, pliers and screwdrivers (not to mention the corkscrew and bottle-opener) invaluable on my SwissChamp (which I've had for over 20 years), and I'm sure that hardly a day goes by when I don't use it.

    Link | Price: Varies.

    (Image: Victorinox)

  • Just Mobile Highway Max car charger

    It can be a challenge keeping devices charged up, especially when on the road. To keep my stuff charged up I use a dual-output Just Mobile Highway Max, which has enough kick to keep both my iPhone and iPad (or anything else I happen to have in the car with me at the time) charged up.

    Link | Price: Around $25

    (Image: Just Mobile)

  • RAM Mount X-Grip windshield mount

    The ultimate mount for anything that you might want to dangle from your windshield. There's an X-Grip mount for everything, from smartphones to the iPad.

    Mote that a separate mounting kit is needed for the X-Grip, which is sold separately.

    I can't recommend these highly enough. I've had various RAM Mounts for years and I can still get new parts and accessories for them.

    Link | Price: Varies.

    (Image: RAM Mount)

Topic: Hardware

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  • The Best Gift EVER !!!

    PLEASE !!! Promise us that you will not 'grace' us with any more Slide Shows in 2014. PLEASE!
    Leo Regulus