Kick-ass gadgets to give your techie friends this Christmas

From cute stackable LED desk lamp to mind-blowing 3D printers, we can’t get enough of all things techie. Are you thinking of a gift to give your techie friend? If so, I compiled some awesome gadgetries I found on the internet.

Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp. This seven-piece interlocking piece of wonder is every geek’s dream gadget. Of course, you’re going to have to be sure to stack them so as not to create straights. If you make a straight line, you’ll get points, but your lamp will magically disappear – like the game. No, not really.


These Tetris blocks light up automatically when they’re stacked together. You’ll spend hours building, and rebuilding Tetris blocks – imagine the fun!

Basis Peak. The official watch for fashion forward geeks. This high-end fitness band automatically senses when you are sleeping, walking, running, or biking and can record activity based on the exercise. The Peak can sync with iOS and Android mobile devices for you to view your data and progress in the Basis app.

You can get information such as calories burned, steps taken, heart rate, and more through the app. It even has a feature to send messages to other Basis fitness band users.

3D Printers. If you can dream it, you can print it! As long as it has physical characteristic, new 3D printers will be able to print them all. It might still sound fiction to some, but 3D printing has been already a prevalent technology and is reshaping our lives in dramatic ways. What can you and your geek club print? ANYTHING! See what weird things that can be 3D printed right now.

Google Chromecast. This thumb-size media-streaming device is plugged into the HDMI port of your TV and allows you to “cast” your desired form of entertainment from a smartphone or tablet directly onto the TV. Chromecast can also work with Mac or Windows laptops and of course, Chromebooks, in addition to Android and IOS devices. Chromecast can support a large number of apps that continues to grow, including HBO Go, Netflix, YouTube, Watch ESPN, Pandora, and many more. Google and Hulu are currently running a promotion where users who buy Chromecast can enjoy two months of Hulu Plus for free. Chromecast links to your device via the same Wi-Fi network, and lets you to use your mobile device as the remote control.

Brookstone Virtual Keyboard. You’ve seen them go viral. This handy and futuristic device shows up a keyboard out of thin air for you to use with Android or IOS mobile devices. The Virtual Keyboard uses lasers to show a keyboard on any flat surface for typing and cutting-edge optics to track your fingers as you type. The device uses Bluetooth to wirelessly link your virtual keyboard to your mobile devices.

If you have a friend who likes to type on a full-sized keyboard, but also want to be able to bring it everywhere, then this is the most portable keyboard you’ll find on the market right now as it’s smaller than a deck of cards. The Virtual Keyboard uses a USB cable to recharge its battery.

What techie won’t be giddy when given any of these awesome gadgets? Make a geek happy today!