8 Perfect Christmas Gifts for Coders
It’s not always easy buying gifts for the coder in your life. This year, you can leave it up to us to give you some excellent ideas! Here’s the Finerton suggested list of Christmas gifts for coders.
1. Heat-Resistant Electric Insulation Coaster
Know a coder who can’t live without tea or coffee but hate how it goes cold when he or she is working? Well, we have the perfect gift for them! Heat-resistant electric insulation coasters. These have a built-in constant temperature protection circuit which automates power-off protection above 90 degrees. They use low power heating and are suitable to use with metals, ceramics, glassware, etc.
2. Ergonomic Keyboard
Ergonomic keyboards are designed to reduce strain by keeping your hands, wrists, and arms at more comfortable, natural positions than you can get with a standard keyboard. An ergonomic keyboard is a perfect gift for programmers who spend all day in front of their computers.
3. Adjustable Standing Desk
Sitting in front of a computer all day can have detrimental effects on your health, including back problems due to bad posture. However, standing all day isn't the solution either - it's best to alternate between both. That's why an adjustable standing desk is a perfect gift for a coder/programmer. Pricey, it’s true, but good posture is worth it!
4. Laptop Stickers
The best stickers are high-quality vinyl, with waterproof and sun protection features. They are a practical way to identify their things from everyone else’s; especially after an all-day work session.
5. Ergonomic Optical Mouse
Normal mouses can cause pain in your wrist. An ergonomic mouse better curves to fit the contour of your hand; this, in turn, reduces the strain on your fingers and cuts down on joint pain.
6. Blue light filter computer glasses
Constantly staring at a screen and the blue light it emits tends to tire out and irritate our eyes, leading to possible digital eye strain. A blue light blocking filter neutralises blue light from screens, which will alleviate some of the strain on your eyes.
7. Laptop Bag
If your coder friend does their coding on a laptop - which is very likely - then a high-quality laptop bag can be a great gift. Make sure the bag is made of robust materials, large enough to fit a 15-inch laptop and with extra space and pockets.
8. Noise-isolating headphones
There's nothing worse than being unable to focus on work because of extraneous noise. Noise-isolating headphones create a seal that blocks out external noise as they block out ambient sounds physically, rather than relying on cancellation signals as noise-cancelling headphones do.
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Blog carried: 20/12/2019
Authored by the Finerton.com News Team (Malta)
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