Tao of Tech Ep. 10 - Fathers Day Geekery


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Episode 10 of the Tao of Tech is all about inexpensive fathers day gifts for the geeky dad in your life. Media card readers External unit - Transcend TS-RDP8K for $12.99. It's a USB powered external card reader. Supports 19 card types. http://bit.ly/bRH2iX Internal unit - Koutech IO-RCM621, which goes for $19.99 http://bit.ly/b2gHtK it supports more card types than the external card reader. fits into a 3.5” drive bay and provides you an extra USB 2.0 port in front of your PC. Extra cables are great to have lying around, so go somewhere like www.monoprice.com and pick up a few different types/lengths. You can pick up SATA cables, HDMI cables, or USB cables for around the same price. Wire Management - Jumbo Adhesive-Backed Clips (3-Pack) $1.99 at Radio Shack! http://bit.ly/9J2lUD Great for wiring your PC case! USB Drives – an 8 GB Patriot for $22.99 http://bit.ly/ciN9TS then go over to www.portableapps.com and install Portable Apps to the USB drive, supercharging it! LED Flashlight $14.00 http://amzn.to/bJPbdS Denali 3 pack of LED Flash lights (run on 3 AAA batteries) Swiss Army Knife http://amzn.to/aWTWvR $33.00 Victorinox Swiss Army Soldier Knife. I've had the same Swiss Army knife for almost 20 years - every geeky dad should have one too. Swedish FireSteel http://bit.ly/dxafj8 $15.99 You will want a fire to keep you warm in the upcoming zombie apocalypse - trust me. While your at www.thinkgeek.com check out their t-shirts too, they have some great gaming/unix/windows graphic t's. BOOKS Deamon – Daniel Suarez http://amzn.to/cELI2s Zombie Island (and 2 other books) David Wellington http://amzn.to/9H8g4R Dead Hunt – Kenn Crawford http://bit.ly/dcQOJC Tao of Pooh – Benjamin Hoff http://amzn.to/cN4IHl DVD – The IT Crowd http://amzn.to/9ptsZz

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