The time of the year when the nights draw in and the Christmas decorations come out is also the time of new tech.
In the run up to Christmas (not to mention Black Friday) there’s all kinds of new gadgetry to be had.
Leading the charge is Apple’s newly revamped MacBook Pro laptop, which reinstates a number of omissions from previous models.
There’s also the latest version of Oura’s health-tracking wearable ring. Possibly of interest to anyone wanting to get a head start on those New Year resolutions.
We’ve spotted a few other gadgets that’ll make the perfect Christmas gift. Either for your loved ones… or for yourself.
MacBook Pro 16
Apple’s mightiest laptop to date, the MacBook Pro 16 packs M1 Pro or Max power with up to 64GB RAM.
Its expansive screen is a silky smooth 120Hz, and an all-metal chassis packed with ports will make creators crave it.
From £2,399, apple.com
Oura Ring Gen 3
Sleep and activity monitoring and 24/7 heart rate never looked this compact — Oura’s ring is a wellness tracker loaded up with temperature sensors, predictive menstrual cycle tracking and automatic activity detection.
Astell&Kern SR25 MKII
Audiophiles ahoy, the SR25 MKII is the latest high-res audio player in the line, featuring a new 4.4mm jack, enhanced sound quality and smart Bluetooth pairing for leveled-up smartphone audio in a flash.
DJI Action 2
Eat your heart out, Bond — DJI’s mini, modular camera shoots with an all-encompassing 155-degree super-wide angle, is tough enough to dunk, small enough to wear and powerful enough to shoot 4K 120 frames per second slo-mo video .
From £455, dji.com
Huawei FreeBuds Lipstick
Huawei’s latest noise-cancelling buds pack handy touch controls, deliver up to four hours of battery life on a single charge and look like a tube of luxury lipstick.
Tech21 Evo Check for Apple iPhone 13 mini
If you’ve opted for Apple’s diminutive iPhone 13 mini then this is the perfect case to pair it with.
Made from a patented impact material called FlexShock, the case protects from drops up to 16ft and has built-in antimicrobial protection.
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