Give Geek on Valentine's Day

In less than two weeks, loved ones across the country will scour jewelry stores and flower shops looking for a Valentine's Day gift.

This year, trade in the jewels and chocolates for some cutting-edge consumer electronics because sometimes, nothing warms the heart like cold, hard metal.

Kodak Easy Share Digital Picture Frame

Price: $229.95 for EX 811;
Changeable faceplates, $20

Why You Should Buy It: With the Kodak Easy Share you can view photos from your home computer, from a memory card or wirelessly from your Kodak Gallery online.

Special Features: Plays slide shows of your favorite pictures and videos using Wi-Fi; Compact flash, SD, XD and memory stick. Also plays MP3s, has stereo speakers and 128 MB internal memory; comes with remote control.

Ego Signature PC

Price: Starts at $10,000

Why You Should Buy It: The Ego Signature PC won Microsoft's Fashion PC award at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The computer, which is crafted, personalized and assembled completely by hand, has an interchangeable "wardrobe" made from exclusive materials such as leather and fabrics, chrome and titanium. The computer can also be personalized with initials or artwork.

Special Features: Not enough bling for you? The company makes special collections encrusted with crystals, gold, platinum and even diamonds. It's an impeccably stylish notebook that can change its looks to match yours, but always says luxury. This chic laptop runs on Windows Vista and includes a 64-bit processor, a built-in webcam.

Lamborghini VX3 -ASUS

Price: $2,699

Why You Should Buy It: This computer is a fusion of PC technology and Italian automotive design with a little bling to boot.

Special Features: With its gleaming mirrorlike finish, a premium leather-bound palm rest with stitch detailing and design details taken straight from the automobile, this computer delivers luxurious style with cutting-edge performance. It comes with a gold-plated strip below the screen, which compliments the black interior nicely.

The computer uses Core 2 Duo CPUs, 2.6GHz and a whopping 6MB of L2 cache. It also has a fingerprint reader and a swiveling webcam.

Logitech Harmony One Advanced Universal Remote

Price: $249.99

Why You Should Buy It: With a rechargeable battery and an online database of more than 225,000 devices from more than 5,000 manufacturers, the Harmony One replaces up to 15 remotes, reducing clutter in the living room.

Special Features: To watch a movie, simply press "Watch a Movie" and the color-display Harmony does the rest (turns on the TV, sets it to the correct input, turns on the speakers, DVD player and even presses play).

Parrot MK6100

Price: $299

Why You Should Buy It: The Parrot MK6100 is a hard-wired Bluetooth car kit that can handle up to five Bluetooth devices at once.

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