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SlashGear Cadence 4-Bit Binary Watch Giveaway!

SlashGear Cadence 4-Bit Binary Watch Giveaway!

With more and more people using their cellphone to tell the time, a watch has to do something pretty special to earn a place on your wrist. Cadence has gone for the discretely-geeky market with its 4-Bit Binary Watch, pairing classically elegant design with binary notation instead of numbers, and we've got one to give away to a lucky SlashGear reader!

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4-Bit Chronograph Watch talks UTC time in binary blocks

4-Bit Chronograph Watch talks UTC time in binary blocks

So, you like the idea of a Tokyoflash watch and some binary goodness to your timekeeping, but you either can't face decoding LEDs every time you want to know if you can stop work, or need something that looks a little more formal than the bridge of the original Star Ship Enterprise. Enter The Cadence Watch Company and its 4-Bit Chronograph Watch, which pairs analog hands with binary notation for a more subtle celebration of your geekiness.

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DIY cyborg costume gives you Borg eye [Video]

DIY cyborg costume gives you Borg eye [Video]

As DIY costumes go, Ryan Sturmer's cyborg masquerade mask is all kinds of awesome. Constructed from the salvaged - and still functional - parts from a digital camera, the mask uses the zoom lens as an eyepiece (complete with a Terminator-style red LED) and reacts to breathing to run through some suitably Borg-like movements.

Video demo after the cut

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ThinkGeek offers geeky Valentines gifts for your sweetie

ThinkGeek offers geeky Valentines gifts for your sweetie

Guys and gals, Valentine's Day will be here before you know it so if you don't have your plans for gift giving for the geek in your life hammered out, you had better get to it. ThinkGeek has all sorts of stuff that geeks will like and you should give some of the stuff a gander.

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Boba Fett Christmas ornament and other geeky decorations

Boba Fett Christmas ornament and other geeky decorations

If Jabba the Hutt celebrated Christmas the celebration would probably include a bikini-clad princess dancing around, lots of frogs in jars to eat, and a bounty hunter delivering a carbonite encased Han Solo as a gift. This really cool Christmas ornament has surfaced at Oddee and it rocks.

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Large Pocket Shirt makes you look like The Little’s

Large Pocket Shirt makes you look like The Little’s

You can tell a geek by the gadgets they carry. There are levels to geekiness, sort of like levels in martial arts. At the early stage of geekiness, you start to carry more gadgets like say an iPhone and an iPad. Once you move to higher levels of geekiness, you start to wear geeky clothing like the Large Pocket Shirt.

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Uranium soap glows radioactively

Uranium soap glows radioactively

Geeks like weird stuff. If that weird stuff happens to not be a gadget, that's fine. We need to decorate our homes too. My wife is always buying some sort of soap to put in the bathroom that we aren’t allowed to use, which is silly to me.

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Oh geeky tree, oh geeky tree, how square are thy branches

Oh geeky tree, oh geeky tree, how square are thy branches

Geeks like to build stuff out of Lego. It's a fact of life. Geeks also like Christmas, that's when we tend to get new gadgets and stuff. The only downside to decorating for the holidays is that the setting up your tree can be a real pain in the rear.

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Nanodots magnetic building system is perfect for geeky tinkerers

Nanodots magnetic building system is perfect for geeky tinkerers

I would wager that most geeks out there spent lots of time building things when they were kids. I know I used to build all sorts of things from Lego, Tinker Toys, and Lincoln Logs. I still build stuff on occasion with my son out of Lego. A new set of building materials for geeks has debuted called Nanodots.

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Circuit board table is geek furniture gold

Circuit board table is geek furniture gold

I bet that most fans of computers and tech have a ton of old computers and gadgets packed away in the attic or garage. If you want something cool to do with all that old hardware, the circuit board table is the perfect way to show off your geekiness.

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