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Victorinox CyberTool M – $78 @ Amazon.com
Carrying around a full set of bits including Phillips and slot as well as Torx and Hex is a bit of a pain but very handy for the tech who is not at home. Victorinox have a compact solution in the CyberTool M which adds a variety of specialist bits to their traditional Officer's knife design. If you can find the L version you get a saw, two files and other features in addition to everything on the CyberTool M.
Europa Universalis 4 – $50+ @ Steam
If the new Civ games just don't have the complexity to keep your attention or you are looking for a new challenge, EU4 will happily suck up all of your available time. It has been over three years since it launched and new content is still being released regularly. Even if you don't pay for the expansions the basic patches which come out often include new features and mechanisms which change the core gameplay.
Aimed at kids in Grade 3 and up Littlebits are small plastic logic circuit components which snap together with magnets and wires. Everything is low voltage and designed with kids in mind, kits include basic home automation, synthesizer builds and even small remote control toys. For the older kids, complex logic gate components are available for even more projects. Teach your kids the possibilities that understanding programming and circuitry can open up while they are still in their formative years.
ASUS Ramapage V Edition 10 Motherboard: $566.57 @ Amazon.com
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There have been quite a few new X99 boards release this year for the new Broadwell-E CPU, but none have been as impressive as ASUS' revamp of their Rampage V motherboard – the Rampage V Edition 10. The board includes everything you could want from a top tier board and some nice to haves like external SupremeFX Hi-Fi audio adapter. It comes at a steep price, but if you want the best, look no further. For more detailed information, please see our review of the board here.
ASUS Sabertooth Z170 Motherboard: $246.50 @ Amazon.com
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For those of you looking for a more affordable desktop motherboard with some teeth, look no further than the ASUS Sabertooth Z170 motherboard. This board features great performance and stability as well as ASUS' sleek TUF armor overlay, making the board a nice addition to any build. For more detailed information, please see our review of the board here.
Shadow Warrior 2: $39.99 @ the Steam Store online
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This has been one great year for PC gaming with the release of Shadow Warrior 2 bringing back all the fun and gore of the original. Wang jokes fly as much as body parts in this incredible followup to the award winning remake of the original. If you don't have it yet, what are you waiting for – Wang waits for no man…