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Get Your Geek on This Christmas!

Posted: 14/12/2012 12:19

It's that time of year. Frost is in the air and mince pies are in the oven. Bells are ringing. Tills are ringing louder. The big day is fast approaching and we're well aware that Santa's sleigh is practically full. But since we've been extra-specially nice this year, I'm sure he's got time to listen to a few late requests...

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  • Christmas is coming...

    So here it is: the last-minute <a href="http://ladygeek.com" target="_hplink">Lady Geek</a> Christmas wish-list... <em><strong>Follow us on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/ladygeek" target="_hplink">@LadyGeek</a> Read more about <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/belinda-parmar/www.ladygeek.com" target="_hplink">what we do</a> Be part of our community on <a href="http://www.facebook.com/LadyGeekTV?ref=hl" target="_hplink">Facebook</a> Support the <a href="http://littlemissgeek.org" target="_hplink">Little Miss Geek Campaign</a>. Follow <a href="http://www.twitter.com/belindaparmar" target="_hplink">@BelindaParmar</a> on Twitter</strong></em>

  • UGG Wool Mix Shearling Tech Headphone Earmuffs

    If there’s two things us Brits love to complain about it’s our comfort and the weather. UGG might have just made it impossible for us to fulfill this favourite pastime of ours with their comfortable, fashionable and high quality headphone earmuffs. They look good, keep your ears toasty and blare out your favourite Beyonce albums from your iPod with crystal clear sound. What’s not to love? You can buy them <a href="http://www.johnlewis.com/231633325/Product.aspx" target="_hplink">here.</a>

  • Kindle Fire

    Perhaps Amazons finest creation yet. The Kindle Fire is one of the best of the new generation of mini tablets, rivalling the likes of the<a href="http://www.apple.com/uk/ipad-mini/overview/" target="_hplink"> iPad Mini</a>. What’s more it’s half the price, starting at an incredible £129, meaning that you can’t lose. This little and light tablet has endless Amazon storage space thanks to the cloud, meaning you will never have to delete a TV series or book to fit room for the latest Amazon releases. A perfect present for mum, dad, granny, grandpa or even the whole family. It’s one of the most exciting releases of 2012. You can buy it <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/kindle-fire-tablet-amazon-tablets/dp/B0083Q04M2" target="_hplink">here.</a>

  • KLYP

    Rejoice! Finally the<a href="http://www.apple.com/uk/iphone/" target="_hplink"> iPhone</a> has some serious photographic hardware to make those Instagram photos even better. The KLYP is an iPhone case capable of mounting attachments like the multi-bulb <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-emitting_diode" target="_hplink">LED</a> light, which creates a softer and more even flash than the single (offensive) LED bulb flash. Its tagline is “Want Better Looking Friends”, and although unfortunately it can’t do too much about your more visually-challenged companions, it can take flattering photos that make glow. You can also get the KLYP tripod attachment to take that perfect ‘unposed’ posed photo of you – no more mirror posing girls. You can buy it <a href="http://www.manfrotto.co.uk/Products/LED+Lights+Showcase/Klyp/LED+Lights+Klyp/30060526#.UMr_VG_tSe8" target="_hplink">here.</a>

  • Stickygram

    Stickygram is a unique and refreshing<a href="http://instagram.com/" target="_hplink"> Instagram</a> service. Rather than the same old polaroid type printouts that most companies provide, Stickygram allows you to create a magnetic collage of nine of your favourite photos on the social photographic app to be stuck on your fridge or inside your locker. Perfect for presents, you can do a collage of you and your best friends, do an unusual family portrait to send out instead of a card or even put together an assortment of your favourite meals of 2012 to stick on your fridge for inspiration. You can buy it <a href="http://stickygram.com/" target="_hplink">here.</a>

  • Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskine

    We already loved Evernote, the all-syncing, all-dancing note-taking app that has helped us keep our increasingly messy life in order. Now, with this new joint release with lush notepad manufacturers Moleskine, we love it even more, because Evernote works with actual notes. A gadget without being a gadget, the Smart Notebook is, in fact, just a good old fashioned paper-and-pen notebook with a twist. Special paper and a very clever colour coding system allows you to take a photo of your handiwork and see the results instantly synced and sorted in your Evernote account. Never lose an idea again! You can buy it <a href="http://evernote.com/moleskine/" target="_hplink">here.</a>

  • Nikon 1 J2

    <em>“Quick, clever and creative”</em>, <a href="http://www.nikon.com/" target="_hplink">Nikon’s</a> latest motto which describes the J2 perfectly. It’s the equivalent of the party snappers SLR, you can experiment with different lenses but it still fits in your pocket, making it perfect for great quality New Year’s Eve photos. It has a number of fun filters, a panoramic option, extremely quick autofocus and a sexy new body. It’s a beautiful and reliable camera that’s perfect for under the tree. You can buy it <a href="http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Nikon-Products/Product/Nikon1/V27573.27573/Nikon-1-J2.html" target="_hplink">here.</a> <em><strong>Follow us on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/ladygeek" target="_hplink">@LadyGeek</a> Read more about <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/belinda-parmar/www.ladygeek.com" target="_hplink">what we do</a> Be part of our community on <a href="http://www.facebook.com/LadyGeekTV?ref=hl" target="_hplink">Facebook</a> Support the <a href="http://littlemissgeek.org" target="_hplink">Little Miss Geek Campaign</a>. Follow <a href="http://www.twitter.com/belindaparmar" target="_hplink">@BelindaParmar</a> on Twitter</strong></em>

 

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