Excel Gift Ideas

Gift ideas for the Excel user/computer geek in your life -- find the perfect present for your boss, or a departing co-worker, or someone special. Click on a picture to go to the web site for that item.

Geek Gadgets

Mixed Numbers Wall Clock

If you love numbers, this is the clock for you. And with the jumble of numbers in this geek gadget' face, you can pretend it's any time that you want!

geek gadget clock

Victorinox SwissMemory 2 GB

The perfect Swiss Army tool for a computer user, has a 2 GB flash drive attachment, knife blade, nail file with screwdriver, scissors, key ring, LED mini-light, and retractable ballpoint pen. This geek gadget's not for your carry on bag when travelling though!

geek gadget flash drive

Programmable Coffee Maker

What could be a more perfect geek gadget for a programmer, than a programmable coffee maker?

Gordian Knot

Fun for your favourite mathematician.

Pirate Arithmetics

It's never too early to learn about numbers, and prepare for an exciting life with spreadsheets. An arithmetic game for children 4 and up, or pirates.

Powers of 2 BCD Clock

This geek gadget's binary code shows what time it is. A great clock for a programmer.



FBI agents use mathematics to solve crimes.

Excel Saga

It's not really a movie about Excel, the spreadsheet, but the series titles seem appropriate. For example:

Excel Saga - Doing Whatever It Takes
Excel Saga - Missions Improbable
Excel Saga - When Excels Strike (Out)

Good Will Hunting

Matt Damon stars as Will Hunting, a closet math genius who works as a university janitor. He solves an impossible calculus problem scribbled on a hallway blackboard and reluctantly becomes the prodigy of an arrogant MIT professor.

Geek Clothing

Pi To The 50th Decimal Tie

Behind the pi symbol on this tie, pi is calculated to the fiftieth decimal point. Awesome!

Abacus Cuff Links

These geek cufflinks might be useful if you have to calculate the tip at a fancy dinner.

Binary People T-Shirt

What geek wouldn't be proud to wear this? There are only 10 types of people in the world: Those who understand binary and those who don't

Programmable Scrolling LED Sign Hat

Your Excel user could be the first one on the block to be able to program a hat. Who knew that hats could be geek gadgets?


The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists

This book will help scientists-in-the- making discover how our world works with creative project ideas, including how to:

  • Grow crystals to power your Stargate and set your room aglow
  • Extract your own DNA and decode your genes
  • Build a MacGyver radio from nothing but cast-off electrical and office supplies

What Would Wally Do?

by Scott Adams

Humour, or perhaps inspiration, for those who work in cubicles.

Excel Books

If you'd prefer a more serious gift, instead of a geek gadget, you can add an Excel book to someone's collection. There's a long list here:  Excel Books

and a list of Excel and Office books that I use here: Excel Bookshelf

More Gift Ideas

Here are a few more geeky gift ideas, from Amazon

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Last updated: December 20, 2015 2:29 PM