Geeks gifts for Christmas
Part One: Your festive shopping starts, and stops, here
Site offer Last year, our Geeks Gifts for Christmas offer proved to be a roaring success with lots of you taking advantage of our great deals on both tech and not-so-tech titles in time for Christmas. In fact, it was so good we even ran a sequel.
Well, in 2007 we have decided to make it bigger and better – so we're producing a trilogy of Geeks Gifts for Christmas. Starting off well, getting better in the middle and finishing with a bang, we think there will be something for everyone in here, even your Granny who's never seen a computer in her life.
Part one is below and, as usual, we are offering up to 40 per cent off all titles.
- Go Digital: Keep the Past Alive!
Discover how to breathe new life into material you thought was frozen in time forever. Clean up the sounds of scratches and hiss from old vinyl albums. Re-edit home movies into tighter, more professional looking productions. Organise your past financial data into a database so you can find that all important tax record quickly instead of searching through boxes. This book helps keep your past alive.
- Online Poker in Easy Steps
With an emphasis on Texas Hold'em, this book is a great way to get involved in what is a worldwide sensation – online poker. A comprehensive introduction to the methods and strategies is provided for beginners and once you are up to speed you can move on to the nitty gritty with in-depth analysis of all aspects of both the Fixed Limit and No Limit versions of the game.
- Ghosts Caught On Film: Photographs of the Paranormal
Ghosts Caught on Film presents an extraordinary collection of strange and unexplained photographs that offer the exciting possibility of ghosts and paranormal activity captured on film. It covers every aspect of the paranormal, from early photographs of psychics, mediums, and ghostly happenings, to celebrated recent photos and the most interesting examples of the unexplained. An ideal present for the sceptic in you.
- The Little Book of Boris
There are few politicians who could genuinely be described as a phenomenon, but Boris Johnson is one. Boris has star quality. He's loved by many, ridiculed by some, feared by others. This book contains a selection of the best Boris-isms, collected together in this pocket-sized guide. It includes quotes by Boris, quotes about him, plus a handy reference to the history of Boris. An absolute must-have for all Boris fans.
- Politipedia: A Compendium of Useful and Curious Facts about British Politics
The ultimate quirky reference for voters, students, and those inside the Westminster village. Ideal for anyone looking to discover where their votes (and money!) actually go, or for those looking for quotes and fascinating titbits. This is a book to stir the emotions of the voting public.
- 500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic and Erudite Things Ever Said About Politics
The 500 hand picked quotes in this book take you through the whole political process, from defining what politics is through to standing for election, making speeches, holding power, being involved in scandal and finally, bowing out. 500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic and Erudite Things Ever Said About Politics is a must have for anyone interested in politics in the UK today.
- Internet Genealogy Manual
The ideal gift for anyone interested in their family tree who needs help in making the most out of their computer and the internet. Packed with plenty of advice and lots of ideas this book could unlock a window into the past.
- The Encyclopedia of Game Machines: Consoles, Handhelds & Home Computers 1972-2005
More than 450 dream machines, from million-dollar sellers to exotic variants, are celebrated in this exhaustive reference to video gaming systems. With nostalgia and an archivist's attention to detail, this compendium of virtual competition looks back on 33 years of staring at screens and furiously pressing buttons.
To be continued... ®
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