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Gifts for Gadget Geeks

Every time we go through the ideas at Kickstarter, we just get amazed by the extent of human imagination and innovation. Even though we are already living in an era of rapid technological progress, it is very hard not to be astounded by these innovations. Especially for the tech geeks, world has never been better. So, let us list out a few great ideas tailor-made to make the technophiles happy.

Especially for the tech geeks, world has never been better. So, let us list out a few great ideas tailor-made to make the technophiles happy.

Andromium: Turns the Phone into Workstation and Gaming Console

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The very idea is based on the fact that the new smartphones have a lot of power. The processors are getting more and more powerful and so they can be harnessed to accomplish more than what they usually do. The

The Andromium dock displays beautiful and ergonomic aesthetics with three USB ports and a port for power cord. It can be easily plugged and played with the phone. While the phone is being used in desktop more, it can still receive calls, messages and notifications, thus maintaining its basic functionality. Now you can watch movies and TV, work on spreadsheets and PPTs on your phone, eliminating the need to have multiple devices.

Smart Unit: The anti-theft luggage tracker

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Well, the geeks are very attached to their possessions. So, this is the perfect product for them that ads that extra layer of safety. Smart Unit can track your luggage to anywhere in the world. It is mainly design for air travellers and was inspired by the fact that daily 3000 bags are definitively lost all over the world by at the airports. The Anti-Theft system can figure out when the plane has landed and informs you when the luggage is near you (

The Anti-Theft system can figure out when the plane has landed and informs you when the luggage is near you (eg. when it reaches conveyor belt). It is a unique technology that activates itself and keeps an eye on your luggage. It sends an SMS to your phone if the luggage is opened under its watch. It is very easy to use and the battery is strong enough to last at least a week. So, you have enough time to track your luggage even if it gets lost during your travel.

POND Wireless Charging

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So, you got yourself a shiny new smartphone! But one look at the bundled charger that came with it and you feel less ecstatic. While the smartphones have taken giant strides in form and functionality, there’s little to cheer about when it comes to the chargers they come with. That’s why POND made it to our list as a gadget that is sure to add to your joy of owning the latest smartphone.

It nearly looks inconspicuous and can easily pass off as a décor piece in your living room. But keep a Qi-enabled smartphone on it and POND charges it with the same gusto as your wired charger. It’s a smart wireless charging solution created to go hand-in-glove with your smartphone.

Slice Media Player

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Created by Five Ninjas, this media player packs a punch that would knock the socks off any gadget loving geek. Created with a Raspberry Pi at the core, Slice plays just about anything you throw at it. Simply connect it to your TV and it plays back all your media in full HD. The device comes with a whopping 2 TB internal storage and customizable LED playback lights.

Unlike many of its counterpart, this is one gadget you wouldn’t want to hide under your TV but show it off. Slice is portable and makes for a perfect travel companion when you’re on the road without internet access and in need of some entertainment.

TreadGaming – Exercise while Playing Games

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Now, most hardcore nerds are known to have less then healthy lifestyles. But it is hard to manage time isn’t it? Should you take time out for jogging and cut down your Nintendo fun time? That is unfair! Nevertheless, TreadGaming is here to help you. It helps your treadmill or ergometer-bike to become a game controller.

It is a well-developed system that works with Linux, Windows, Mac as well as various gaming consoles. While it works with all types of games, the best are the first person games that give you an exhilarating and immersive experience. It is a plug and play device backed by strong hardware that tells you that nerds can be hunks too.

Finally

If you love gadgets and next-gen technology excites you then Kickstarter should certainly be on top of your list as a happy hunting ground. Most innovators and inventors take the crowdfunding route to test their product ideas and you’re sure to catch some cool gizmos here before they go mainstream. Head there if you love gadgets yourself or if you’re looking for gadget gifts for a gizmo lover.