This week, we went around the office and asked the Vedics for the 2014 holiday gift ideas they have on their wish list. We got a variety of responses, from the truly technical to the highly geeky. Check ’em out below, or download the full list at http://ow.ly/FlYmL USB OUTLET This charger helps simplify the lives of electronic device users, eliminating the need for expensive USB adapters and providing a centralized location for charging devices. Charge two devices at the same time using the two USB ports; leaving two outlets free. Video: http://ow.ly/FlTUJ SONOS SUB This item takes your whole Sonos system one seismic step closer to the spine-curling jaw-dropping, full body experience music was meant to be. The SONOS SUB will fill an entire room with thick layers of bottomless sound that let you hear and feel every chord, kick, splash and roll. Video: http://ow.ly/FlUak JACKERY GIANT The world’s largest capacity external battery pack and portable charger; Fits easily into any bag or pocket; Compact, portable & stylish design. Perfect for long flights, road trips, or whenever you need to charge your mobile devices; often used as a substitute for a car charger. Video: http://ow.ly/FlUlH FLUX CHARGER GREAT SCOTT!! Each one is capable of returning to a specific point in time, so you can join the search. Flux Capacitor Car Charger won’t really take you through time – but it will charge all your USB-powered goodies. Video: http://ow.ly/FlUue OCULUS VR Since the launch of the Oculus Kickstarter, we’ve been focused on building the best virtual reality platform. The original development kit was a strong starting point that showed the world a glimpse of presence, but its shortcomings prevented it from delivering great VR. Almost exactly one year after shipping the original dev kit, we’re pleased to announce DK2, the second development kit for the Oculus Rift! Video: http://ow.ly/FlUDu LIGHT BLOCKS Creativity in kids and grown-up geeks alike. It makes amazing sculptures of geometric light, in four modes (always on, 15 min. auto-off, flashing, and fading). Build your own custom nightlight, skyscraper, glowing robot, or anything that lights up your imagination. Website: http://ow.ly/FlUNB SMART LOCK The Goji Smart Lock gives complete control over the access to your home. It works with your smart phone and is the only lock to provide real-time picture alerts. Disclaimer: this is a Kickstarter. Video: http://ow.ly/FlUWd NEST Nest will do everything it can to lower your energy bill, but your choices can make the biggest difference. Watch this video to see how you can save even more. Video: http://ow.ly/FlV58 JOLLA TABLET Jolla Tablet’s Sailfish operating system will be unlike anything you’ve tried before. Once you try it, you’ll never want to go back. Independent and powered by open source, change whatever you like, whenever you like. Video: http://ow.ly/FlVmf TARDIS THROW How do we let the Doctor know we’re ready to be his next companion? Surely the Doctor will notice that we are the most dedicated Whovians ever and come pick us up for some wild adventures, right? Right? Website: http://ow.ly/FlVt1
What tech/geek items are you adding to your holiday wish list? Share them with us in the comments.