9 Computer Accessories Every Geek Needs

Treat the geek in your life, or even yourself, with one of these great accessories that are perfect for your computer desk.

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Everyone deserves a treat once in a while. So why not make geeks' day with one of the great accessories below? Go on, you know you want to. Of course, you can always treat yourself at the same time, be a shame not to.

1. Humor Facepalm Mousepad

We'll kick off our list with this fantastic item. Most of us are familiar with this staple of social media memes but have you considered owning it in physical form?

We all have moments throughout the day worthy of a good facepalm. Let this funny facepalm pad join you in sharing your pain and help you guide your mouse.


9 Computer Accessories Every Geek Needs
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2. iFixit Toolkit


9 Computer Accessories Every Geek Needs
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Every self-respecting geek would rather cut their head off than have their precious tech repaired by a professional. With the iFixit toolkit, you get all the basic tools needed to repair a phone, tablet, or another small device.

It contains tools to open cases, swap out batteries, lift screens, tighten screws and generally void the warranty. It also has plenty of poking and prying tools as well as tools for easy rewiring and general tinkering. 

Enough said.

3. DMoose Cable Organizer


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With the DMoose cable organizer, the days of messy piles of cables are over. This entry on our list of computer accessories lets you store away power cables providing a nice clean and organized desk. Good for the soul as they say.

Plus it makes your workspace look cooler with its wooden cover and smooth looks. DMoose cable organizer also features four accessible cable cutouts made with ABS fireproof material so that it offers better management behind desks, TVs, or entertainment systems. And the non-slip rubber feet guarantee stability.


 4. Webcam Sliding Cover


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Is your webcam being used to spy on you? Who knows, but why not avoid all doubt with this handy little device. With its convenient slide design, this cover can be opened or closed with one movement of your finger. When Panda is on, the cam is off. 

Plus the cute Panda looks better than a piece of tape, don't you think? Attaching it to your existing laptop is very easy. Its adhesive can be easily applied and removed without leaving gummy glue marks. The slider is made of metal, so you can make sure it won't break easily. 

It is very thin and durable and will not interfere with the normal closing of your laptop. It also fits most smartphones, tablets, desktop PCs, and other computers. The sliding element of the cover does not touch the camera lens and thus can not scratch it.


5. USB Cup Warmer

9 Computer Accessories Every Geek Needs
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There is nothing worse than getting so engrossed in your work that your tea or coffee gets too cold to enjoy. Why not remove at least one frustration with this awesome USB cup warmer.

Simply plug into your USB port, turn it on, and place your favorite caffeinated beverage on the pad to keep it at the perfect drinking temperature for an extended period of time.

The pad also acts as a USB hub using a standard USB 1.1 interface. Its power cord is extendable so it can be placed in a convenient place on your desk.

6. Coin-Counting Piggy Bank


9 Computer Accessories Every Geek Needs
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Piggy banks usually contain a lot of coins but the amount they hold remains a mystery until you open or break them. But SYYISA Piggy Bank shows you the exact amount you have in it, thanks to the LCD screen right on the nose of the pig. 


Operating on 2AA alkaline batteries with sleep mode, which can be used for three to five years,  this piggy bank is made of ABS material that is more durable than popular glass or ceramic piggy banks. And it accepts 

And it accepts all US coins, such as pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half-dollars, and dollar coins, and remembers the amount, thanks to the power-off memory function.

7. Deathstar Bluetooth Speaker

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Blast out those banging tunes instead of planet-destroying lasers with this Deathstar Bluetooth speaker. You don't even need to be a Star Wars fan to appreciate the aesthetic qualities of this great little computer accessory.

The iHome Death Star Bluetooth speaker is official Star Wars merchandise and makes for a lovely little desktop ornament. When in use it has one-touch connectivity to any Bluetooth device and the entire thing lights up! Amazing.


8. Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator

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This might just be the first fully functional wireless Star Trek Communicator of all time. It can be paired with any Bluetooth-enabled device and has been designed using 3D scans taken from a hero prop.

Once paired, with the flick of your wrist you'll be answering calls like Captain Kirk or Spock in no time at all. The device pairs via Bluetooth just like any wireless speaker headphones except it's much cooler. It is primarily designed for hands-free calls but can be used as a speaker too. It comes equipped with a high-quality MEMS microphone for great call quality.

9. Vintage Handmade Laptop Bag

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Last on our list is a real treat. All of these other desktop accessories are fine and dandy. But sometimes you just need to look part en route to and from the office. This handmade leather laptop bag might just be the trick.


The bag has a variety of pouches on the outside to fit tablets and other peripherals you may need to carry with you as well as your precious laptop. The main bag consists of three compartments. The larger middle compartment can easily accommodate most large laptops or files etc. Frankly, this bag will make anyone's day.

So there you go. Nine fantastic computer accessories for the geek in your life. Have we missed any other great examples? Feel free to comment below.

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