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  • Published in issue 12/2006 on page 0
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Unusual Christmas Presents

For the electronics hobbyist who has everything already

Do you still need help choosing gifts for others (or for yourself)? In this article we lend you a hand with a variegated selection of interesting, fun, handy, gadget-like or simply unusual gifts. It also includes several items that people with no special interest in electronics will enjoy.

Hyperlinks:

Time on the fly

http://www.gadgethouse.nl/_325/XP3-clock.htm

Mini drum set

http://www.megagadgets.nl/finger-drums-p-498.html

Floating football

http://smm.de/shop3/hover-footballZs3ofu30213-2606998/02.html

T-shirt with graphic analyser

http://www.bestel.nl/catalog/equalizer-tshirt-p-843.html

Solar-powered headphone radio

http://www.paramountzone.com/solar-radio-headphones.htm

Talking toilet paper holder

http://www.bestel.nl/catalog/pratende-toiletrolhouder-p-783.html?cPath=70

Flexible keyboard

www.usbgeek.com/prod_detail.php?prod_id=0194

Mini UFO

http://www.gadgethouse.nl/_508/X-UFO.htm

Remote-controlled golf ball

http://www.iwantoneofthose.com/gorgeous-gifts/gifts-for-him/rc-golf-incred-a-ball/index.html#top

Illuminated toilet seat

http://www.gadgets.co.uk/item/LAVNAV/LavNav-Nightlight.html

Colourful loudspeakers

http://www.gadgets.co.uk/item/LIGHTWAVE/Lightwave-Colour-Changing-Speakers.html

USB rocket launcher

http://www.gadgets.co.uk/item/USBMISSILE/USB-Missile-Rocket-Launcher.html

Shake those numbers!

http://www.gadgets.co.uk/item/SHAKC/Shake-u-lator-Calculator.html

Hovering globe

http://www.gadgets.co.uk/item/FGLA/20cm-Antique-Floating-Globe.html

Roll-up keyboard

www.usbgeek.com/prod_detail.php?prod_id=0558

USB slippers

www.usbgeek.com/prod_detail.php?prod_id=0502

High-tech ballpoint pen

www.usbgeek.com/prod_detail.php?prod_id=0512

Pleasant scents

http://www.usbgeek.com/prod_detail.php?prod_id=0327

Heated gloves

www.usbgeek.com/prod_detail.php?prod_id=0356

Overclock your brain

http://shop.elv.de/output/controller.aspx?cid=74&detail=10&detail2=6340

Electronic Lederhose

www.lodenfrey.de

Water-powered calculator

www.ledindon.com

Cubite speaker and USB hub

http://www.iwantoneofthose.com/gorgeous-gifts/gifts-for-him/cubite/index.html#top

Blade Runner II indoor helicopter

http://www.paramountzone.com/bladerunnerhelicopter.htm

Binary clock

http://www.bestel.nl/catalog/binary-clock-p-837.html

USB Christmas tree

http://www.ldlc.com/fiche/PB00025562.html

Electronic notepad

http://www.amerone.be/

USB battery

http://www.usbcell.com/

H Racer: a hydrogen-powered car

www.latestbuy.com.au

Zap+ag

http://www.zaptag.com/
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