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ProfHacker 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Round trees at night, lit with holiday lights Why is this post different from all other posts? Because it’s the annual ProfHacker gift guide! If December is a busy time for most people, it’s always seemed that much busier to me since becoming an academic: there’s finals, grades, and all those department parties competing for my attention when what I really need to do is figure out what I should get my wife. That’s where this guide comes in. We’ve got the recommendations you need for the coffee / exercise / tech enthusiast in your life, as …

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ProfHacker Gift Guide 2013

It’s that time of year again. Finals are taking place, grades will be in soon, and we’re in the midst of the shopping rush for the holiday season. To help you on your way, here are our recommendations for the year. You might also be interested in our lists from 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009.

Happy shopping and do let us know if your giftees enjoyed any of our suggestions!

Adeline

  • If your loved one has a long commute, and there is no wifi on their train or bus, a MiFi device might be the answer. I …
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ProfHacker 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

A bubble light in a Christmas treeWith the end of classes and the advent of…well, advent…it’s time for that post of all posts: the annual ProfHacker holiday gift guide!

To help you do better than you otherwise might during the Airing of Grievances, we’re here with a boatload of suggestions for your family, your friends, your colleagues, and even (on occasion) for yourself. Given the nature of our blog, you’ll see the expected recommendations for tech tools to increase your productivity. But it turns out that many a ProfHacker lo…