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2018 Geek Gift Guide
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Item/serviceOne time costOngoing costPurposeGenderLink to imageLink to product/serviceYour handle/nameYour NotesDo you use this product/service?Category
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+$350Hundreds. See https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/Allhttps://www.raspberrypi.org/app/uploads/2018/03/770A5842-462x322.jpghttps://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-3-model-b-plus/PrivacyGeekThese make good gifts because they have many uses.Yes, several.
Mini Computing
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Scott evest hoodie$1000warmth/storageAllhttp://www.thinkgeek.com/images/products/additional/large/1f1f_scottevest_hoodie_microfleece_xray.jpghttps://www.scottevest.com/shop/mens-hoodies/mens-microfleece-hoodie/microfleece-hoodie-men.shtmlkeymakerpockets + the quality is exceptionalyesclothing
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bubm cases$200storageAllhttps://everydaysavvy.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/BUBM-Travel-Cord-Organizer-Stocking-Stuffer-for-Teen-Boy-e1478979587370.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/BUBM-Waterproof-Electronics-Accessories-Organizer/dp/B07447QQPQ/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1541492263&sr=8-2-spons&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=bubm&psc=1#immersive-view_1541492288303keymakerbuild your own field kit. holds cables, batteries, Pis, sdradio, adapters, acehackware kit whatever yesstorage
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ebags backpack$1000storageAllhttps://duckduckgo.com/?q=ebags&atb=v139-4&t=ddg_android&ia=images&iax=images&iai=http%3A%2F%2Fcdn1.ebags.com%2Fis%2Fimage%2Fim5%2F272275_1_1%3Fresmode%3D4%26op_usm%3D1%2C1%2C1%2C%26qlt%3D80%2C1%26hei%3D1500%26wid%3D1500%26align%3D0%2C1%26res%3D1500https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00DU0PEA8?aaxitk=gSTCpjLs3cMdtikv3J8vcA&pd_rd_i=B00DU0PEA8&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=42a36a50-34e6-4541-8fbe-901185ed0a9a&pf_rd_s=mobile-sx-top-slot&pf_rd_t=9701&pf_rd_i=ebags&hsa_cr_id=9888864990201&sb-ci-n=asinImage&sb-ci-v=https%3A%2F%2Fimages-na.ssl-images-amazon.com%2Fimages%2FI%2F71BI%2BXC4-bL.jpg&sb-ci-a=B00DU0PEA8keymakerbest backpack I've ever owned. life time warrantyyesstorage
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32GB Class 10 Micro SD Cards$50data storageAllhttps://90a1c75758623581b3f8-5c119c3de181c9857fcb2784776b17ef.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/0485584_406736.jpghttps://www.microcenter.com/product/485584/32gb-microsdhc-class-10-flash-memory-cardxrayI use these with my Raspberry Pis. Includes a micro SD to SD card adapter.

7 MB/Sec Write
11 MB/Sec Read
yesdata storage
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32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive$40data storageAllhttps://90a1c75758623581b3f8-5c119c3de181c9857fcb2784776b17ef.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/485586_406769_01_product_thumbnail.jpghttps://www.microcenter.com/product/485586/32gb-superspeed-usb-30-flash-drivexrayI use these for general data storage and the Raspberry Pi 3 can be made to boot from them. Also good for making bootable persistent Kali drives.

16 MB/Sec Write
27 MB/Sec Read
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Monoprice 8 Port Gigabit Switch$200networkingAllhttps://images.monoprice.com/productlargeimages/109271.jpghttps://www.monoprice.com/product?c_id=105&cp_id=10521&cs_id=1052104&p_id=10927&seq=1&format=2xraysupports jumbo framesyesnetworking
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StarTech Drive Docking Station$590USB to SATA disk drive adapterAllhttps://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81LiHlZB07L._SL1500_.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-USB-Hard-Drive-Dock/dp/B01M3P02FYxray2.3/3.5" SATA drives.
supports SSDs and TRIM command
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Cold Steel Brooklyn Smasher
Unbreakable baseball bat
$330home defenseAllhttps://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/6135tkxPAWL._SL1500_.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01AALWVI2xrayhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5w85mkLwICEyeshome defense
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GoClear 14.5 Ounce Double Walled Glass Tumbler$410drinking your favorite beverageAllhttps://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/714U1QJ9lIL._SL1500_.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CQA3Q6M/xray2 tumblers per package
You can put super hot coffee in them and still pick it up.
Like a "sippy cup" for adults.
yes
home & kitchen
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Joby smartphone tripod$530photographyAllhttps://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71Bkw5Iz45L._SL1500_.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01C7UYCWWxrayAdjustable mount fits almost any phone. Flexible legs lets it stand alone or attach to most any object.yesphotography
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Surebonder PRO2-100 100-Watt Glue Gun$330maker/hacker toolAllhttps://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61%2BiOlUfg0L._SL1500_.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006IY359K/xrayvery controllable no dripyestools
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Surebonder DT-2010 All Purpose Stick Glue Sticks$70maker/hacker toolAllhttps://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61dYMJb2q3L._SL1500_.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00627G6QC/xray20 each 7/16" clear glue sticksyestools
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Silicone Mat for hot glue assembly and soldering$110maker/hacker toolAllhttps://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81XEkUlYGwL._SL1500_.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/Clest-Heat-resistant-Placemats-Insulation-Transparent/dp/B01HS4GPSQ/xrayI have a similar mat. 12" by 17".
Hot melt glue will peel right off after it cools.
Mats made for soldering and hot melt glue cost a lot more and are much smaller in size.
notools
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Cyber Acoustics USB Stereo Headset and Boom Mic
$270teleconferencing/gamingAllhttps://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61wZWvJfIjL._SL1400_.jpghttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00083Y0T6/xrayLight weight, fits in my back pack. I use it everyday with my laptop.yesaudio
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Firewall ISON/AN/ASecurity Teaching AidAllUnknownUnknownWolverineTo build a virtual machine, we can practice security skillsNoTools
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Switch ISON/AN/ASecurity Teaching AidAllUnknownUnknownWolverineTo build a virtual machine, we can practice security skillsNoTools
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