7 Gift Ideas For Technophiles Who Don’t Get Technology

With well-designed products, you don’t need to be a coder to love technology. Here are some of our favorite techie gifts for people who never majored in computer science.

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.

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Mark Wilson is a senior writer at Fast Company. He started, a simple way to give back every day.