10 Nerdy Gifts For Networking Pros, December 02, 2013 Does your favorite IT guy or gal have just about every Dr. Who, Star Wars or Star Trek collectible known to man? Are you looking for something a little different for that geeky loved-one or fellow cube-dweller? Have no fear, Network Computing has come to the rescue with this year's ultimate IT gift guide. We've got a range of gifts appropriate for stocking stuffers, gift exchanges, employee appreciation gifts and just plain old fun gifts for roommates or family members.
Corsair Flash Survivor USB Drive
Imagine they gave a Navy SEAL the mission of running Puppy Linux on an old PII box. You can bet he's going to transport the distro on a Corsair Flash Survivor. There's all the usual stuff. It's a 32 GB 3.0 drive that's plug-and-play. But then the cool stuff--it is housed in an anodized aircraft-grade aluminum case. It's vibration and shock resistant, and even waterproof up to 200 meters. It can call-in air strikes and doubles as a smoke grenade. Actually, it doesn't really do those last two things. But it would still be a great stocking gift for tech types.