Geeks need love too.
And while some of us nerds might point out that Valentine's Day is a fake holiday invented to further indoctrinate people into the consumer culture
, they simply won't say no to these Valentine's gifts.
So please, check out the list and get your geeks something they will enjoy this year. If you do, you could be wanted on more star systems than Cornelius Evazan
Carry Your iPhone In Style
No self-respecting geek would leave home without their smart phone. But more and more normal people walk around with the same phones. How do you let your geekiness stand out? Get this retro handmade Pac Mac phone pouch
. Link to Pac Man pouch
I Love You So Much, I Would...
How do you tell your
special someone that you heart her more than Princess Leia (and even Slave
)? This card oughta do. What could be more romantic than giving
up your beloved high-speed internet?
This card is selling for $4
on etsy.com. And while there are more like it, the general idea is that
the average Hallmark is simply not quirky enough.Link
to geeky card
Just Became A Lot More Romantic
You're supposed to be all
romantic for Valentine's day. And wine is always classy and romantic.
But classy and romantic is so not geeky. Why not add R2D2 into the mix?
is a whole line of these Stars Wars wine stoppers over at etsy.com.
They're going for $15.Link
to R2D2 Wine Stopper
Price: $157.A Heart of Silicon
Geeky girls are
hot. Err, hot girls who are geeky are hot. And the great thing about
geeky girls is they appreciate gifts from the heart.
buying her love with diamonds, show her how much you really love her
with silicon. And, no, we're not talking about fake boobs "silicone"
with an e. This computer chip necklace containing the precious metal
silicon is a perfect gift. And it should leave you some coin for a gift
for yourself, like a new PS3 game or two.Link
to Silicon Heart
your girl always bitching and complaining about your obsession with
comic books, Anime and video games? You could try to explain, but
there's new stuff to check out on Digg. Instead, maybe this little book
could serve as a subtle hint to let her know she's not doing it right.
beware: If this book is as good as it promises to be, she soon might
know how to make you exercise. Ugh!Link for "A
Girl's Guide to Dating a Geek"
Inner Dilbert Out
geeks, here is a way for you to stand out from those loser ex-jocks in
the sales department. Ties may be required where you work, but nobody
ever said you can't put a little personality in there. This 8-Bit tie
will go over great with anybody who remembers blowing on Nintendo
cartridges every half an hour to get the game to work again.
are also available in red, so you can spice it up sometimes. And to
make it even better, it's a clip on tie. Speaking of which, did Superman
wear clip on ties? Even for a man with superhuman powers, ties can be
tricky. Especially when you're changing in a phone booth.Link to 8-bit
4.For The Paranoid
know this better than anybody, there is whole world out there that we
can't see or touch. Signals and radio waves are bouncing all around us.
geeks are more paranoid than others. If your geek keeps telling you
about RFID chips, identity thieves, the NSA and weird conspiracy
theories, he might be a good candidate for the RFID Blocking Wallet.
no government agency in the world will be able to infringe on his
privacy. Well, as long as he keeps it in his wallet.Link to RFID
3.Say "I Love You"
With A Mixtape
are sometimes torn. They love retro stuff, but they would never travel
back to the past without their iPod. Here is a way to do both, and give
somebody a cool Valentine's day present.
The Mixtape Memory Stick
is a 128MB USB thumb drive that looks like an old-school tape. That is
just enough storage space to fit a collection of songs for that special
Mixtape Memory Stick
2.It's Not An
true geek can never have enough monitor space. So if you notice your
geek constantly minimizing windows while he (or she) is checking
Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Engadget and shopping for collectible Star Trek
stuff, it might be time for a little upgrade.
The Mimo iMo Touch
Monitor is 7" USB powered touch-screen monitor with 800X480 resolution.
Also works great with laptops and netbooks.Link for Mimo
Mini USB Monitor
Geek Detection System
one geek in the relationship is fine, but with two everything is a lot
easier. Show your geek that you too can look like a fool without caring
with these T-shirts.
When you wear this shirt, two and a half
hearts are lit up. But as soon as you get close to your significant
other (who should also be wearing one of these if he knows what's good
him) the rest of the hearts light up. How geeky is that?Link to 8-Bit
Dynamic Life shirt
Price: $17.99 - $24.99