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    Xmas 2013 - Gifts for geeks under £25

    Well Christmas is almost upon us and time is growing short if you want to order presents online.
    To help you along we have created several forums to allow you to post up gift ideas in various price ranges to share amongst the members.
    So, if you have seen any nice things either on offer or just plain handy then post them up in the relevant thread.
    We have 3 threads cover in price ranges from:





    This is (obviously) the £25 or less thread!

    So dig in, contribute any nice things you find and please remember to post in the relevant thread

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    I'll start you off with this Anker mini USB battery charger. At £13.99 it may not be the most powerful, but will get you to the end of a long journey and will feel comfortable in your pocket unlike the larger ones:

    Anker® Astro Mini 3000mAh Ultra-Compact Portable Lipstick-Sized External Battery Backup Charger Power Bank Charger for iPhone 5 (Apple adapters not included) 4S 4 3GS, iPod, Samsung Galaxy Note, Galexy S4, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, Galaxy Nexus, HTC One
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    Does JD or Jim Beam count? It's under £25 a bottle! Plus I'm a geek and would love either as a gift!

    Edit: Linkypoos for the drinkeypoos!

    Jim Beam Red Stag: http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/grocerie...=1386086744352

    JD Honey: http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/grocerie...=1386086810614
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Does JD or Jim Beam count? It's under £25 a bottle! Plus I'm a geek and would love either as a gift!
    It counts as long as you link to where the best price is!

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    £10 for a design your own photo book on Amazon - https://local.amazon.co.uk/London-wide/B00GUJ04AQ

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    I'll sneak this one in as well, £24 for a Whisky Tasting - https://local.amazon.co.uk/London-wide/B00GWG671M

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    May I suggest this - Bacon Salt - buy at Firebox.com

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    Space Invaders lamp! £24.99 @ Firebox: Space Invaders Alien Lamp - buy at Firebox.com

    With the promise that it "won’t relentlessly shuffle horizontally like a shifty analog crab"

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    Another lamp I think thats pretty cool is:

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    Tetris Version 2 Tetrimino Light - £23.00

    Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B009USUO68

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    Another lamp I think thats pretty cool is:

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    Tetris Version 2 Tetrimino Light - £23.00

    Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B009USUO68
    I've got one of those!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisH View Post
    I've got one of those!
    Can you rearrange the pieces?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LosOjos View Post
    Can you rearrange the pieces?
    Yes I believe so but blue block is bottom/power:

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    May I suggest this - Bacon Salt - buy at Firebox.com
    I know someone who will love that stuff! ty

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    Yes you can rearrange them while they are one, as ZH says the power conducts through them all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    I'll start you off with this Anker mini USB battery charger. At £13.99 it may not be the most powerful, but will get you to the end of a long journey and will feel comfortable in your pocket unlike the larger ones:

    Anker® Astro Mini 3000mAh Ultra-Compact Portable Lipstick-Sized External Battery Backup Charger Power Bank Charger for iPhone 5 (Apple adapters not included) 4S 4 3GS, iPod, Samsung Galaxy Note, Galexy S4, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, Galaxy Nexus, HTC One
    I have one of these and can definitely recommend it.



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