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
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
10 wiggling piggies
They may look eccentric, but Vibram’s Five-Finger KSO shoes give your toes the freedom of natural movement. [link]
9 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
Spice up your holiday décor with this 8-bit pixelated, LED-powered wreath. [link]
7 inches of Kindle Fire
6 gears a’clicking
This super-geeky gear ring spins and clicks to entertain your inner engineer, and it’s the height of geek fashion. [link]
Tablets are definitely in this year, and Android’s not your Geek’s OS choice, the iPad 2 will fill in nicely. [link]
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
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]
This 120 GB solid state hard drive makes for a solid upgrade. [link]
1 pint of Aperture-endorsed brew
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