nabi 2 (NABI2-NV7A), Black/Red Awesome tab for kids, especially now that they added the Google Play store. Use nabi mode for kids, then set it to boot into Mommy mode when they're ready.
Swiss Gear SA3118 Black with Blue Laptop Backpack - Fits Most 15 Inch Laptops and Tablets The best headphones I've ever used. Great sound. Deep bass. Very comfortable. Love the L-shaped connector. In-line mic and volume.
DAEMON (Daemon Series) I've been using my SwisGear laptop backpack for years with no issues. Can't say the same for my old Targus bag.
Hawking HWU8DD Hi-Gain USB Wireless-G Dish Adapter I was amazed at the range of this device when I set it up for my in-laws. Would recommend the Wireless-N model now.
Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy I'm not much of a recreational reader, but this book really kept my attention.
XNA Game Studio Express: Developing Games for Windows and the Xbox 360 This is the book that I wrote on XNA back in 2007. The updated source is available on my site
Cartoon Cool: How to Draw New Retro-Style Characters Another of my favorite cartooning books.
Manga Mania: Chibi and Furry Characters: How to Draw the Adorable Mini-characters and Cool Cat-girls of Japanese Comics Another of my favorite cartooning books.
Camtasia for Mac 2 [Download] I own several. I use this USB headset to narrate screen recordings and for skype chats. Very comfortable. Very clear.
VMware Fusion 5 for MAC OS X I use this for to capture videos of my game programming projects. Performs well, and has decent editing tools.
Humongous Book of Cartooning (Christopher Hart's Cartooning) When I have to run Windows, I do so with VMware Fusion. Only complaint is that OS X guest emulation doesn't use 3D hardware.
Creating Characters with Personality: For Film, TV, Animation, Video Games, and Graphic Novels Another of my favorite cartooning books.
Game Architecture and Design: A New Edition Another of my favorite cartooning books.