Updated: Jul 12
It's that time of the year again and if you're reading this you are probably searching for that perfect geek gift for a special someone or maybe even yourself. The Ragin' Geek has done some thinking and decided to list the Top 10 holiday season gift ideas for that geek in your life. The gift ideas range widely in price and genre to accommodate all budgets and likes so here we go.
TOP 10 GEEK HOLIDAY GIFT LIST
1. Sony PlayStation 4 Pro ‑ 1 TB
For gamers looking for the bump to 4K video and HDR the Sony Playstation Pro is the way to go. Just remember this latest release does not include a UHD disc player so make sure you can do without it before dropping $399 on this high priced purchase.
Available now at most major online retailers.
2. Sony ‑ Playstation VR
Sony continues to deliver with its version of Virtual Reality for the Playstation 4 and PS4 Pro system. The reviews are in and it's said to be a winner. The VR headset comes in three variations, the headset only edition ($399) and the launch bundle edition ($689 at Walmart) which comes with the Playstation camera, two motion sticks and the VR Worlds game. There is ls also a starter bundle which is the launch bundle minus the game ($681 at Walmart). They also have a couple of game title specific starter bundles at higher prices.
Availability limited and prices may vary at major online retailers.
3. Han Solo Fridge
Keep your sodas frosty or your grub warm with this awesome Han Solo fridge. Can be powered using 110V US AC power cord (for use in home), 12V DC power cord (for use in a car). Has two removable shelves which allows for storage of up to 18 soda cans. Has two settings for keeping food either warm or cold. The fridge retails for $159.99 at ThinkGeek.com.
4. Star Trek TNG Loungers
Geek out in comfort with a Star Trek - The Next Generation Lounger. These jumpsuits were made with comfort in mind. Perfect for lounging around your quarters. For only $19.99 at ThinkGeek.com its an easy buy.
Sizes and quantities may be limited.
5. LootCrate - 1 year subscription
Who wouldn't like getting a mystery box every month filled with geek merchandise. LootCrate offers different subscriptions to suit your taste and budget. A year subscription will run you $215 but shorter term subscriptions and month by month options are available. This is sure to be a winner with the geek in your life. Available online at LootCrate.com.
6. PHT Silicone Blanked Label Retro 3.5 Inches Floppy Disk All- weather Coasters , 4.7 X 3.6", Set of 4
For the older techie we know they will love these silicone retro floppy disk coasters. Finally an excuse to go back to using 3.5 inch floppies. Perfect for hot or cold beverages, indoor or outdoor use. A set of 4 will cost $11.99 at Amazon.com.
7. Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
Geek dad finding it difficult to entertain and bond with his little ones. Pickup a copy of Geek Dad, this book will show him many geek projects and fun stuff to share with the kids. Retails for $14.63 at Amazon.com.
8. Knight Rider Kitt USB Car Charger
Be the Hoff and relive the 80's with this Knight Rider Kitt USB charger. Plays 11 different phrases from the TV show. Has 2 USB ports and a Mute setting. Sure to please the retro geek. Only $18.31 at Amazon.com and $14.99 at ThinkGeek.com.
9. Rampaging Kaiju Garden Gnome
Does your geek have a green thumb or is just a lover of kaiju. Give this Rampaging Kaiju Garden Gnome a try. It will be sure to get lots of smiles and laughs. $24.99 at ThinkGeek.com.
10. Smart Planet Hostess Twinkies Maker, Blue
Late night gaming? Craving some eats? Well look no further than the Hostess Twinkies Maker from Smart Planet. Makes 6 fresh and delicious Twinkies. Perfect for feeding any party. Available for $24.99 at Amazon.com.
Quantities are limited and prices may vary.