If your guy has a geeky personality, buying a gift for him can indeed be extremely daunting. You would obviously want to gift him something that he will find useful. Unless you hate the geeky part of his personality, you would also want to gift him something that heightens his interests.
Whether the guy is a game addict, book worm or a computer geek, here are some nerdy gift ideas for every occasion.
Unless he already owns every gadget from Apple, iPad 3 is the best gift you can buy for him. Of course, you need a high budget for that. You can buy it for a special occasion like a birthday or graduation. If he is a game addict, iPad 3 just makes it more fun and enjoyable to play games with its retina display and excellent touch screen technology. Plus, there are many puzzle-based, brain stimulating games and apps on the app store that your geeky friend will undeniably love. This is one of the best nerdy gift ideas if your budget allows.
If he already owns an iPad, you can buy some stylish iPad accessories that will enhance the performance of the device. The best of all nerdy gift ideas is to buy an iPad cover. Although it is made for the purpose of giving protection to the tablet, there are advanced cover designs that serve many other useful purposes too. You can find covers that have separate space for wireless keyboards, which will transform the tablet to a net book. There are other designs, which have back support and can keep the iPad inclined and upright so that he can comfortably keep it on any surface and work. There are also many cute colors available that are sure to make him fall in love with this gift.
USB wall plug
How many times did you need to charge your USB chargeable device but find all wall outlets taken? That happens a lot of times, no doubt! In such a case, how do you like the idea of a USB wall plug where you can directly plug in any USB chargeable device for charging? It is undoubtedly an extremely handy and practical gift for the geeky guy.
Video game CD
Is the guy a game addict? If yes then unless you hate his game addiction, you can simply buy the latest video game CD for him. If you love to play too, you can buy a game which interests both of you and which has a multiplayer option so you can both enjoy it on a lazy Sunday afternoon.
T-shirts will be one of the best nerdy gift ideas that you can buy on any occasion. You can browse on any online shop for nerdy T-shirts with game logos or geeky images. Your guy just cannot avoid falling in love with a T-shirt that shows his personality and interests. Find out a game or a science-fiction movie he loves and get a T-shirt with its logo.
Touch screen gloves
If you get terribly cold winters, you would know what it is like to use your touch screen phone or tablet with your freezing fingers. Especially when you are playing a “word with friends” game and typing your last winning word, with your freezing finger, it seriously gets frustrating and uncomfortable. Why not spend just a little and get a pair of touch screen gloves? This is an extremely thoughtful nerdy gift idea that your guy will love, for sure. These gloves have conductive material around the fingertips, which enable you to tap on your screen all year round.
All these nerdy gift ideas are truly thoughtful and practical. Just make sure the guy doesn’t already own them. You can also go one step ahead and find out what he is actually in need of and then browse through different nerdy gift ideas to find the right gift!