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15 Gifts That Every Nerd Definitely Needs

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1. A retro cross-stitch.

Nothing says technology like embroidery! JK, but this is just nostalgic enough to work.
Via etsy.com

Nothing says technology like embroidery! JK, but this is just nostalgic enough to work.

2. A desktop cord organizer.

Life = saved.
Via quirky.com

Life = saved.

3. An xkcd book.

The geeky cult web comic, now in physical form.

4. A screen cleaner multi-tool.

The bottle functions as a squeegee. (So if nothing else, buy this to say the word "squeegee.")

5. A meta mouse.

Experience the cursor IRL.
Via amazon.com

Experience the cursor IRL.

6. A smart thermostat.

Smart people deserve smart things, like this thermostat that remembers your favorite temperatures and goes into eco-friendly mode when you're out of the house.

7. A Bitcoin.

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One will cost you quite a bit, but it's more creative than a check.

8. A home robot.

Possibly the world&#x27;s most advanced personal assistant (and definitely the world&#x27;s cutest). It can take pictures, tell stories, and lots more.
Via myjibo.com

Possibly the world's most advanced personal assistant (and definitely the world's cutest). It can take pictures, tell stories, and lots more.

9. Floppy disk coasters.

Cherish the memories.
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Cherish the memories.

10. A 2 TB external hard drive.

Cherish the memory.
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Cherish the memory.

11. Relief from computer-related back pain.

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Show your love the way Mom did: by telling people to sit up straight.

12. A responsive design sketchbook.

For the person who dreams in pixels.
Via appsketchbook.com

For the person who dreams in pixels.

13. A custom QR code shirt.

Make your own code here. (If you&#x27;ve got the $$$, you can even make it purty.)
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Make your own code here. (If you've got the $$$, you can even make it purty.)

14. A better backspace key.

Also available in four-letter words.

15. And this flexible power cord.

All tech obsessions have to start somewhere.
Via quirky.com

All tech obsessions have to start somewhere.

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