Gift Ideas for a Computer Guy

Finding the perfect gift for your favorite geek can be challenging. This guide is about gift ideas for a computer guy.

Computer Guy

My brother in law is a real computer-head. That's all he talks about and about all he does. Can anyone think of a good gift for him?


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- A novelty mouse pad. If you are crafty, recycle an old one with a clean new top. Adhere a soft fabric or felt with no-sew fabric glue.

- A big coffee mug, so he doesn't have to leave the keyboard as often for refills.

- Cup warmer, or insulated cup.

- A CD-rom storage rack. available in a variety of styles and prices.

- Coupons for a pizza place that delivers.

- Headset adapter for hands-free telephoning. (This is from the computer guy in my life.)

- High-quality anti-glare filter for the monitor.

- Donut-shaped chair cushion to reduce pressure on hemorrhoids?

Rose B. mother of three

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- Software in his areas of interest

- A Palm Pilot

- Internet Service

- A computer magazine

- Computer Games

- Tee shirts, ties, & other such clothing or

accessories with specific messages or designs aimed

at geeks

- Computer Books

- A small add on such as a microphone/head set, or


- One of those desk calendars that have a different

computer tip everyday

- A Christmas ornament shaped like a PC or Mac

- A unique mouse pad with an unusual design or one

with a picture scanned on or included in a

picture insert area (Pix of you?)

- Printer paper, ink cartridges for the printer

- A cordless mouse

- Blank CD roms, Zip disks, or floppy disks

- A portable or desktop holder for disks

- Gift certificate from a reputable computer shop

or online dealer.

- An ergonomic mouse pad & or keyboard

Alekscat, Richmond, VA

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I am surrounded by techies (all my friends are!): Try this website: or

They have tons of gadgets! Depending on how much you want to spend, all my friends love "Apple" toys such as an Iphone or Ipods. The apple website sells refurbished items for a better price. This is what I did last year.

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