Most of us love gadgets. But there is a certain eye popping reaction when we find a gadget that speaks to our technological selves. Maybe it requires a combination of computer know-how and humour. Maybe it offers a clever intersection of science and fantasy. Maybe it uses our favourite portable device in an interesting way. Owning such devices would surely be the subject of teasing from those who deny their inner geek, but it would also be the cause of more than a little envy.