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Great Gift Ideas: Tysons Techie

Don’t know what to get your boss, your best friend, or your boyfriend this holiday season? Here are 57 great gift ideas.

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He’s addicted to Twitter. He doesn’t get how anyone has just one cell phone. He’s not glued to his computer—he’ll drop by Gordon Biersch for a beer with coworkers. He’s helped you with your computer more times than you can count. Show some thanks.

P.W. Singer’s Wired for War is an entertaining and compelling look at the future of war. Hint: It involves drones and robots; $11.98 at

Sure, he can play chess on his iPhone. But Umbra’s Wobble set is not only fun but decorative. It’s $255 at Homebody, 715 Eighth St., SE; 202-544-8445.

All he wants for Christmas is a hard drive? FreeAgent Go is sleek and functional; starting at $89.99 for 250 gigabytes at

He loves data. The Weather 7-Day Forecaster alarm clock displays it all: temperature, UV index, pollen count, wind speed, and more. It’s $145 at the International Spy Museum Store, 800 F St., NW; 877-779-2897;

With the Star Wars Force Trainer, he can use brain waves to manipulate a sphere inside a 16-inch-tall tower, just like Luke Skywalker; $74.99 at Toys “R” Us.

Brenthaven makes the best laptop bags and backpacks. This MacBook Messenger Bag is $149.95 at

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