Technology used to be a niche interest, a hobby for geeks. Now, in an era when we all want to send texts on smartphones, everyone is a geek. But just because we like those magical moments that technology can offer, like beaming your music wirelessly to speakers or receiving a notification when your laundry is done, doesn't mean we have any clue how to make them happen.
So consider this a gift guide for the average geeky human, the people who think 3-D printing is neat but would have no idea what to do with a 3-D printer. Maybe that's you. Maybe that's a loved one. Either way, enjoy our picks in the slide show.