If you are looking for a well-thought and interesting gift for a geek among your family and friends or you are a nerd yourself and looking for something cool for yourself, then this post is just for you.
In continuation of our post on Gifts for geeks volume 1, here is yet another comprehensive list of cool gadgets, souvenirs, merchandise, and games that any geek soul would love to possess. Let’s take a look.
30 Brilliant Gift Ideas for Geeks
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This iconic spinning totem sums up what we love (or hate) about the movie Inception. Get one of your own and give it a spin.
Fans of Sherlock would love to have this 2-inch customizable lightweight aluminum keychain with 221B engraved on it. There’s probably space for “Baker Street” in there.
A new droid (from Star Wars Awakening) that can learn and react to your voice. You can also control it with your smartphone. Without question, the perfect gift for hardcore Star Wars fans.
Stunning hand-made items featuring older models of iPhones and game consoles deconstructed and neatly composed frames. These framed artworks not only add a unique touch to your surroundings but help with e-waste management as well.
Thankfully (or unfortunately) this is not a real Death Note. Instead of playing the role of Death himself, you can write groceries, wishlists, study notes and other harmless (aka boring) stuff in this.
An officially licensed time-turner necklace from the Harry Potter series, the thing that Hermione used to attend extra classes with, made with 24 karat gold plating and inner rotating rings. The perfect collectible for fans of the book and series.
Carry your belongings in this Captain America shield (as seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron). The backpack comes with several pockets inside including two for accessories and for a laptop.
An ice mold that shapes ice cubes in the form of the Death Star from the original Star Wars series. I can imagine that there are some fans who would create these ice cubes only to blast them while reenacting that iconic scene.
A G.O.T themed Monopoly board, minus all the blood and killing of “main players”. Nope, the same old ordinary Monopoly game board rules apply but the totems look awesome.
This 3″ replica of Redstone will be a favorite amongst Minecraft fans. It has 3 levels of light brightness, which you can adjust with light taps (with your hand, not pickaxes or swords like in the game).
A perfect mug for gentlemen with long, lustrous mustaches. It keeps your beverage away from your facial hair. And the mug decor is very interesting too.
Coming from Matthew Inman (of the Oatmeal fame) and two friends (Elan Lee and Shane Small), we get a card game perfect for players aged 7 and above with a special love, or hatred for kittens (I can’t tell). The game raised 1 million on Kickstarter in just 7 hours.
Back then, paper planes can fly for a mere few seconds. Today’s paper planes can get a boost with specialized paper, gear and a smartphone app. Great times to be a kid.
A foldable, portable studio you can take with you on your photo-taking adventures. If you or a friend sell stuff online, this would be a great gift.
The iconic cap belonging to Reddo of Pokemon. It looks great for cosplaying as well for playing Pokemon Go.
A mug that is shaped like the pipes in the Mario Bros adventures. It is made of ceramic, and safe for microwave use. Alternatively you can use it as a plant pot. Similarly themed coasters are available for $8 per piece.
Now you don’t have to fight to collect all 7 balls to summon Shenron who will grant you one wish. Ok, about 50% of that is true.
This monster may not coming out from the Loch Ness lake, but it could come out of your soup pot.
Knitted hat embroidered to look like the Stormtrooper helmet. This hat will keep your little one’s head warm during winter.
This gorgeous note book is the best gift Zelda fans could ever receive. Use all 120 pages to fill in your adventures or your Zelda-inspired fanfic.
With Google Cardboard you can turn your smartphone into a Virtual Reality device. You can watch movies, play games, and even develop on top of it with the SDKs.
From the Elite Four collcetion, these badges would look great hanging from your wall. The whole collection contains 50 badges, and are assembled and glued by hand to a 24×12′ metal board. Made to order.
A helmet designed to improve safety when cycling at night. This helmet is equipped with front light, left and right light as turning signal, and a red stop light. Controls are attached on the bike, and communicated via a wireless remote. ($134 on Pre-order)
Lomo’Instant allows you to take photos and print them out instantly. This pack comes with a camera, 3 types of lenses, and 3 packs of film to print out your photos. ($193.83)
This is magical lamp. It levitates and hovers over a pad which lights it up wirelessly. The lamp uses an LED that lasts for 50,000 hours. And you can also wirelessly charge your smartphone on the pad. ($299 on Pre-order)
Do you know a privacy freak? A microphone blocker can help him avoid some stress while making a private conversation since it blocks the device’s mic, thus preventing any malicious app from recording any noise or voices.
These glasses with pixel patterns remind me of old retro games. It causes minimal vision obstruction and offers ultraviolet protection as well.
A flash drive reengineered for your phones and tablets that allows access to your data wirelessly, thanks to Wi-Fi. It also features password security.
A pizza cutter in the shape of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 from “Star Trek: The Original Series”. It is a dream come true for any fan of Star Wars.
A full-size Marauder’s Map replica printed on high-quality paper. It feels like you are holding the same map held by Harry Potter in the movie.
This bracelet is the replica of the Kimoyo’s bracelet as seen in the movie “Black Panther”. It features one blue bead and a set of Wakandan symbols.
Stormtrooper’s helmet-shaped piggy bank is a perfect gift for any kid who is a fan of Star Wars and likes to save money for buying his dream toys.
This is the ultimate starter kit to get you started with any type of Arduino project. It packs in Arduino Uno Rev3 Board along with breadboard, jumper wires, LEDs, and many more electronic parts and components.
Atari Flashback Portable is a handheld game console, which will remind anyone of the early 20s. It packs in 70+ games such as Pac-Man, Frogger, etc.
You get to enjoy The Star Wars Ultimate co-pilot Chewie, thanks to this plush and interactive toy. It is a perfect sidekick for kids loving Star Wars.
If you’re a fan of Harry Potter you may know about Hermione’s Time Turner. It is its replica plated in 24-karat gold with a chain measuring 18 inches.
You get to be your favorite character and defend the wizarding world from evil forces: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and Neville Longbottom. You must master spells, recruit allies, and find items in this card game.
It is a BB-8 shaped, small-sized droid that works through apps on Android and iOS. This robot is inspired from BB-8 Droid shown in Star Wars.
An R2-D2 Droid inspired charging hub with 4 USB 3.0 ports in the front. What is interesting? It lights up and beeps and whistles when you plug it.
You can look like our favorite captain (Steve Rogers) from “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, thanks to this exclusive zip-up hoodie from ThinkGeek.
This is a beautiful crystal sphere that captures the magnificence of our galaxy “Milky Way”. It can also pair with a light base for more effects.
With this LEGO kit, one can build Rebel X-Wing Starfighter along with two pilots and their partner drones as well – like it is shown in Star Wars.
A floating speaker for every party-person. It comes with a base that illuminates in different colors. Also, its orb can work as a standalone speaker too.
Do you watch Game of Thrones? If your answer is yes, here is a beautiful bag for showing off your love for the House Lannister in King’s Landing.
Ledger Nano S is a secure hardware wallet for storing cryptocurrencies. It supports multiple cryptocurrencies wallets and FIDO U2F as well.
This is a recreation of the Darth Vader from the Star Wars saga and the new Star Wars: Rogue One movie, allowing you to role-play the biggest evil!
An electronic, detachable helmet – inspired from Iron Man – that will take you directly to the Avengers Universe. It has lights and sounds too.
Nespresso VertuoPlus offers all-new design and latest innovation in making coffee, which brews the perfect single-serve Coffee or Espresso.
An adapter or converter that lets you connect almost any camera (say camcorder or DSLR) to your PC or Mac and use it as a high-quality webcam.
Oculus Go is one of the best virtual-reality headsets – with a big screen, clear optics, and high-quality graphics – that feels like a personal theater.
AirSelfie AS2 is one of the lightest flying cameras. It redefines portability while featuring a high-definition camera for shooting high-quality images.
Vector is a companion robot built to hang out and help you out. What I liked the most is, it supports Amazon Alexa, so you can voice command it too.
A small display adapter to wirelessly mirror your computer screen from any platform including Windows, macOS, Chrome OS, and Linux as well as mobile platforms like Android and iOS, making it handy for professionals.
nuraphone is one-of-its-kind wireless headphones that boast of delivering personalized sound. It learns and adapts to your music requirements.
This is an official Nintendo licensed product. The graphics are so life like, it’s like actually watching Super Mario Bros. game on pause.
Star Wars fanatics will surely love this backpack. This legitimately licensed Yoda backpack rests comfortably at your back while storing your school work or anything you want to take on the go.
The un-hackable Victorinox Secure features AES256 technology, together with Victorinox patented unique MKI’s Schnuffi Platform Single Chip Technology. Victorinox actually offered a £100,000 prize to a group of expert hackers to crack the drive during the company’s launch event and they were unable to do so. The Secure Pro is currently available with storage capacities between 8GB and 32GB.
Can’t get enough of those small apps icons on your iPhone? Attach those cute icons on your fridge or your bulletin board with this cool set of magnetic iPhone app icons.
This super geeky clock is made of 21 Lego pieces and features Japanese Quartz movement and a crescendo alarm that gets louder and louder until you turn it off.
Honestly, I don’t know how to play Sudoku but I think Sudoku fans will like this. Pull down the roll and start filling in the sudoku puzzles.
Check out Chopsabers, a Lightsabers merge with Japanese culture. May the Force be with you at every meal!
For you Halo fans out there, this helmet is modeled after “authentic” Spartan Mjolnir Mark VI head gear. This Halo Helmet is made out of “high impact” polystyrene, similar to the assembly of a motorcycle helmet.
This Death Star Planetarium will convert your room into a personal planetarium. It will project the stunning beauty of milky way galaxy on the ceiling of your room.
Here’s a detailed model of R2-D2 that acts as your garbage can. The can is avaliable in full-size which stands at 24 inches tall or Desktop model which is smaller.
According to Craftsquatch’s shop on Etsy, the pillows are 100% handmade and you need to allow 7-10 days for your item to be shipped because they’re made to order.
Yes, the Sith Lord makes evil toast with an image of Darth Vader. This is the only toaster that takes toast launching to a whole new…the dark side.
One of the coolest foosball I ever seen. This LEGO Foosball Table features custom mini-figs and an genuine “faux” oak woodgrain finish.
iCad is more than just a docking station for your iPad. You can play your favorite arcade games in this retro styled, handcrafted wooden tabletop arcade cabinet.
Only nerds would recognize that this figures is nothing but IP address, and for geeks ideal home is one’s own machine and one’s own IP address.
Serving drinks with Tetris shaped ice-cubes is absolutely going to get your visitors to notice the drinks and they will surely for more of them.