Feb. 14 may not scream "technology!" to you, but think about it: Are you more likely to send a handwritten love letter or a quick "luv u" text to your boo? Valentine's Day is all about catering to your special someone's desires, and if he's got a fetish for all things digital, why not indulge it? Here are a few gift ideas that emphasize the "lover" part of "gadget lover."
iPods & iTunes Gift Cards: Splurge on a red iPod Nano ($149, apple.com) with an engraved message—anything from "Listener Property of [Your Name Here]" to "I love you despite your terrible taste in music." If he's already got an iPod, enable his addiction with one of these cute Valentine's Day-themed iTunes gift cards ($50, apple.com).
Canon PowerShot Digital ELPH camera: This sexy red number ($200, amazon.com) can take beautiful 12 megapixel pictures and also handles video. Give it to him with a note saying he can use it when on your next vacation together—or open it beforehand and surprise him with some (ahem) creative pictures of yourself.
Flameless LED candles: A room full of candles is way sexy; accidentally torching your bedspread, curtains or signficiant other, slightly less so. Ditch the matches and pick up an assortment of LED candles (starting at $2 each, amazon.com and flamelesscandles.net). These run on batteries but are made from real wax and look and smell just like real candles. Perfect for the dinner table, bedroom or around the bathtub!
Cross pen & Moleskine notebook: If your man shudders at technology, indulge his lo-fi lifestyle with a gorgeous Cross pen ($22, amazon.com) and Moleskine hardcover journal or sketchbook ($12 each, amazon.com). Moleskines have been in use for centuries by creative types from Ernest Hemingway to Pablo Picasso, and there's something romantic and classic about a high-quality pen instead of a chewed-up Bic ballpoint.