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The Twelve Days of Geekmas, 2011 Edition

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That’s right! It’s the holiday season once again, which means we’re here to help you shop for that important geek in your life. Time to Geek up Christmas with a silly song, the How-To Geek way!

For maximum effect, try to read through the list to the tune of The Twelve Days of Christmas.

Image by Florian

On the twelfth day of Geekmas, a dear friend gave to me…


12 Gigs of RAM

12 gb ram

This 12GB RAM kit is just what you need to give your geek’s tri-channel gaming rig some love. [link]


11th Doc’s sonic screwdriver

11th doc sonic screwdriver

[link]


10 wiggling piggies

vibram five-fingers

They may look eccentric, but Vibram’s Five-Finger KSO shoes give your toes the freedom of natural movement. [link]


9 circles of Minecraft

circles of minecraft

Does your geek love crafting and hate creepers? This t-shirt shows off the 9* circles of the Minecraft world. [link]

*only 6 are available in Beta


8-bit holiday wreath

8-bit wreath anim

Spice up your holiday décor with this 8-bit pixelated, LED-powered wreath. [link]


7 inches of Kindle Fire

kindle fire

This little tablet is hot item! It’s hackable, multi-functional, and cheap, and be sure to check out our review for more details if you haven’t already! [link]


6 gears a’clicking

kinekt gear ring

This super-geeky gear ring spins and clicks to entertain your inner engineer, and it’s the height of geek fashion. [link]


iOS 5

ipad2

Tablets are definitely in this year, and Android’s not your Geek’s OS choice, the iPad 2 will fill in nicely. [link]


4-driver earbuds

westone4

Show your hardcore audiophile some love with these Westone in-ear monitor. 4-drivers in each ear means acoustic heaven. [link]


3-level precision cutting board

OCD cutting board

This triple-precision cutting board will ensure your geeky chef gets all the dimensions and angles right! Warning: Not for those without a love for significant figures. [link]


2.5” SSD

Corsair Series 3 SSD

This 120 GB solid state hard drive makes for a solid upgrade. [link]


1 pint of Aperture-endorsed brew

aperture pint glass

Cave Johnson approves of this Aperture-certified beer receptacle. Drink and be merry! [link]


We hope our song sounded a bit better this time around!

And, to help edify your holiday, we’re here to remind you that the Twelve Days of Christmas – also known as Chrismastide or Twelvetide – don’t actually start until Christmas. Thanks to Chappers, a commenter on last year’s Geekmas list.

Yatri Trivedi is a monk-like geek. When he's not overdosing on meditation and geek news of all kinds, he's hacking and tweaking something, often while mumbling in 4 or 5 other languages.

  • Published 12/13/11

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