9 gifts for geeks: Computer-inspired Christmas gifts

From circuit board jewellery to floppy disk coasters, these Christmas gifts are perfect for tech-lovers.

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  • Intro
  • Motherboard Chopping Board
  • Circuit Board Ties
  • Camera Lens Cup
  • Media Icon Earrings
  • Floppy Disk Notebook
  • Computer Button Cufflinks
  • Floppy Disk Coasters
  • Floppy Disk Sticky Notes
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We're racing towards Christmas of 2015, and as December approaches we'll all be thinking about lots of gadgets and gizmos that will make great gifts. We've got loads of ideas in our ultimate Christmas gift guide, but here we're sharing some of our favourite present ideas that take inspiration from tech, but aren't tech.

Also see: Best Christmas Tech Deals

Best gifts for computer lovers: Circuit Board Necklace

Price: £20View on Etsy here.

Take this amazing Geeky Heart Necklace, for example. Etsy seller HarResols has more than 200 items made from recycled computer parts such as circuit boards and hard drives, inclucing this nerdy necklace that we love.

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We're racing towards Christmas of 2015, and as December approaches we'll all be thinking about lots of gadgets and gizmos that will make great gifts. We've got loads of ideas in our ultimate Christmas gift guide, but here we're sharing some of our favourite present ideas that take inspiration from tech, but aren't tech.

Also see: Best Christmas Tech Deals

Best gifts for computer lovers: Circuit Board Necklace

Price: £20View on Etsy here.

Take this amazing Geeky Heart Necklace, for example. Etsy seller HarResols has more than 200 items made from recycled computer parts such as circuit boards and hard drives, inclucing this nerdy necklace that we love.

Best gifts for computer lovers: Motherboard Chopping Board

Price: £6.99
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We also love this chopping board for nerdy chefs. It's made with glass with non-slip feet and looks really cool thanks to its motherboard-inspired design.

Best gifts for computer lovers: Circuit Board Ties

Price: £24.30
View on Etsy.

Another Etsy purchase, this one from ScatterbrainTies, is perfect for a tie-wearing tech-lover. Choose from Black, Hunter Green or Kelly Green for these quite gorgeous Circuit Board Ties.

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Best gifts for computer lovers: Camera Lens Cup

Price: £7.99
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Here's one for photographers: a camera lens mug complete with a grippy rubber focus ring and a lens hood lid that doubles as a coaster or a place to store your biscuits.

Best gifts for computer lovers: Media Icon Earrings

Price: £12.15
View on Etsy.

These square, sterling silver earring studs are available in 12 different techy designs, including play, pause, skip, refresh and more.

Best gifts for computer lovers: Floppy Disk Notebook

Price: £5.67
View on Etsy.

Handmade from old floppy disks, this notebook has 60 sheets of white paper inside. There are various varieties of Floppy Disk notebooks available from Etsy seller Nerdy Notebooks.

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Best gifts for computer lovers: Computer Button Cufflinks

Price: £14.50
View on Etsy.

Back to Etsy now (we like it there), and Blackbird Studio's handmade power button cufflinks are a fun accessory for tech-lovers.

Best gifts for computer lovers: Floppy Disk Coasters

Price: £20.25 for a set of five
View on Etsy.

They may be outdated, but it seems we still can't get enough of floppy disks. TechnoChic on Etsy offers a set of 5 white Floppy Disk Coasters with vinyl covers and a cork base.

Best gifts for comptuer lovers: Floppy Disk Sticky Notes

Price: £6.99
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Yep, floppy disks again, this time in the form of sticky notes, which come in packs that contain a total of 50 sheets.

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