In Pictures: The 2012 geek gadget gift guide

While others dream of sugarplums, here are a dozen gadgets that the true geek is hoping to see under the Christmas tree this year

Lantronix xPrintServer Home Edition

As we do more and more on mobile devices, printing is often unavailable because only some printers can work directly with iOS's AirPrint capability. (In the Android world, printing is rarely an option.) Lantronix's small wireless print router solves that issue, AirPrint-enabling almost any network- or USB-attached printer. It's set and forget, though there's a management tool for small-office setups where you'd want to choose which printers to make public.

Product: Lantronix xPrintServer Home Edition Price: $100 Related products: Network Edition ($150) for LAN subnets in an office, and Office Edition ($200) for large networks and Active Directory management

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