Last Minute Gifts for Techies
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Last Minute Gifts for Techies

6 gifts you can buy online before Christmas!

Christmas is officially one week away, and with the stores and malls packed with stressed shoppers and crying toddlers, the task of finding that perfect gift for the special developer in your life may seem like a lost cause. Fear not! We have a few options that can save the day.

And the best part? All of these items can be found conveniently on Amazon with Prime two-day shipping or received instantly online; just in time for Christmas! Not a Prime member yet? There’s still time to activate that free trial 😉

Gifts for Developers

Ordered highest to lowest in price.

1. Harry Potter Magic Printer – $149.99

Most of the time, devs are busy working their magic on the computer, so give them the chance to be dazzled with this Harry Potter Phone and Video Printer for iPhone and Android. You can even customize the printer with your dev’s house badge. Not sure which house to brand? Have your gift recipient get sorted on Pottermore.com.


2. App-Controlled Robot Ball – $49.99

This interesting little toy can be used in a variety of fun ways. Entertain the dog from the comfort of your couch by using a mobile device to move the ball across the room, or set up a track and race with friends (you can even drive the ball with facial expressions). Still need more convincing? Devs can download the Sphero Edu app and program the bot via JavaScript.

3. #1 Software Tool for Devs: GitKraken Pro – $49

Developers are always looking for the next best tool to increase their productivity and enhance their ability to collaborate with team members. GitKraken was voted #1 in the Top 20 Dev Tools for 2019. Gift your dev an annual subscription to GitKraken Pro, which includes a Git GUI, code editor,  task tracker, and more.


4. USB Mouse Pad Hand Warmer – $19.98

Especially perfect for any female developers on your list–or anyone with poor circulation–is the USB-powered mouse pad hand warmer. This quirky and practical gift will be a warm reminder of your love all year round.

5. USB LED Fan + Clock – $13.99

Devs spend A LOT of time sitting at their computer. This gift is not only practical in that it helps them track their work hours, it will also keep them cool under pressure.

6. Magnetic Cable Ties – $7.99 pack of 5

Devs are constantly changing up their workspace, and having tools handy to keep cords organized can be clutch. These light-weight cable ties are great for keeping around in an office drawer or backpack, and come in a variety of fun colors!

Go Forth and Gift

We hope this has provided you with some ideas to spoil a hard-working developer in your life.

From all of us at Axosoft and GitKraken, we wish you and your family a teched-out holiday season and a fabulous New Year!

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