How-To Geek

The Twelve Days of Geekmas

Looking for some last minute shopping for your favorite geek? We put a few holiday shopping items into the form of a song to show off just how geeky your Christmas can be.

Make sure that you read through the list to the tune of the Twelve Days of Christmas. Yes, we’re really being silly today. Have fun!

Image by dawolf

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

12 months of Pop Sci

Geeks love learning, especially about science… [link]

11 inches of MacBook

My favorite new toy. [link]

10 Thousand RPM

This is one incredibly fast drive. [link]

9 Chemistry Cocktails

Drinking is scientific, too! [link]

8 Gigs of Eye-Fi


You can upload holiday pictures of your drunk relatives to the internet right from your camera! [link]

a 720p webcam


720p, so all of your internet friends can see you just like IRL! [link]

6 button touch tablet


Both finger- and pen-friendly! [link]

5 Synced web browsers


The complete browser package for even the geek-challenged! [link]

400 nm of laser


Who doesn’t love lasers?  Who do YOU know that has a purple one? [link]

3.14 inside some earrings


She’ll have pi coming out of her ears! [link]

2 ways of charging

A great stocking stuffer for the geek who needs more juice. [link]

and 1 month wired on caffeine.


Because you need to get a head start on next year’s Geeky Holiday Lights. [link]

Admittedly, the song is a stretch, but at least it’s in the holiday spirit.  Happy geeky gift hunting!

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 12/15/10

Comments (8)

  1. HCamper

    Great Article !! Tis the season to play old midi music and dos games on a Windows 7 pro box.
    Cheers :)

  2. Eric Z Goodnight

    Yatri, you are my hero.

  3. Withanamelikedave

    Love this list. Science isn’t real though.

  4. Carlin

    Fun Stuff :)

  5. Psycosis12

    Eye-fi….my mind is blown

  6. Groff

    I spy eye-fi wifi…

  7. Chappers

    I can’t help but nitpick and remind people that the Twelve Days of Christmas start on the 26th of December…

  8. whs

    The 10.000 Rpm Velociraptor is also available at Newegg at a cheaper price than at Amazon.

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