The important advantage with regards to online shopping is that you can get a hold of almost any gadget you can imagine. However, the difficult thing is just finding a website which sells it. All of the 10 online shopping spots have cool and inexpensive gifts for your geeky side or friends for this Christmas season.
We all know that a majority of these gifts have lack practicality, but in spite of that always seem to make great presents. So hopefully you can find that unique gift just right for the geek in your life.
For major geek electronics and toy enthusiasts, ThinkGeek is one of the most renowned websites for all things geek and much more. They offer everything from geeky clothing to computer gear for individuals of all ages.
No matter which sort of geek you are, it’s mind-blowing what you can find once you rummage around here. Sharper Image has a wide array of toys and electronics to suit the entire family for this Christmas season. But beyond toys and gadgets, they also have household gifts for the most practical minded individuals.
Well the name says it all, Gadgets & Gear. If you’re looking for the most random and slightly useful gifts, then this site is for you, especially if you like anything bacon-flavored.
T-shirt sellers abound all over the internet and each one offers something a little different for their customers. But for us, Threadless is a site that sells some of the best geeky T-shirts created by geeky designers from all over the world. All of the designs are one of a kind and you will find something remarkable within every geeky design and style.
Most on this list contain sites designed for teens and adults, but Yoyo.com caters to the younger generation. Products sold on this site include arts and crafts, kid costumes, puzzles and action figures. A quick browse here will offer the best picks to win the heart of the young ones on your Christmas list.
Edmund Scientific features hundreds of science-related toys, gifts & supplies for enthusiasts, hobbyists, teachers, scientists, & kids. You can find digital microscopes, chemistry sets, and starter kits for just about any branch of science your child has an interest in.
What more do I have to say than “superhero undies”? Absolutely nothing. Although I do wonder why Darth Vader is listed right between Wonder Woman and the Avengers.
The name says it all, Uncommon Goods and that’s exactly what they sell. There is a plethora of goods that you will not find anywhere else; things ike the satellite bowl, the glass water faucet, a snow ski wine rack, an “f-bomb”, shower squids, face mugs and a lot more you just simply have to see for yourself.
Another site filled with a wide variety of geeky clothing, gadgets, toys and home decorations, some more useful than others but cool nonetheless. Firebox is loaded with geeky gifts to choose from all neatly grouped to make it easy to find something for him or her.
With every holiday from January to December online retailers focus more on women and children rather than the geeky men. However here’s a site dedicated to gifts for men. You can find everything from personalized gifts like mugs, phone cases or jewelry to sports related gadgets. Ladies I’m sure a version for you will be coming soon.
I realize that I may have failed to mention a few other online stores, but these are the shops I frequent the most during the year. But please feel free to add to this list in your comments below.
Author: LA Pride
LA Pride is a former time traveler that also enjoys playing his Xbox 360. Ironically, his mission was to travel back to this era to offer aid to Microsoft in building the original Xbox. In the distant future the “Xbox” will eventually become an essential aid in time travel.