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New tech we want

MacBook Air

Apple’s given its iconic MacBook a reboot. The result is a portable with a new 100 per cent recycled aluminium alloy shell, more powerful guts and some wonderful added extras such as a pin-sharp 13.3in retina display and touch ID. From £1,199, apple.com

Asus NovaGo

Asus’s connected convertible clamshell is the first among a line of new lappys to come fully loaded with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile processor, as well as the promise to deliver smartphone-like 4G connectivity and incredibly impressive battery life. £699.95, johnlewis.com

Honor FlyPods and FlyPods Pro

Rather than just being straight up Apple AirPod clones, Honor’s attempt at wire-free buds includes water-resistant credentials and wireless charging. There’s also 20 hours of audio. From £88.60, vmall.com

Mous Card Wallet

Mous has already proven itself as the go-to guardian for protecting your phone. This clever leather card holder magnetically attaches to the back of iPhone/Samsung cases for bank and key-card convenience. £37.99, uk.mous.co

Martini Negroni Cocktail Fountain

With nothing but booze as the main ingredient, negronis are an acquired taste. However, if this bull-shaped fountain and Italian cocktail dispenser gets you more excited than your average drinker, then your Christmas is sorted. £220, selfridges.com (available in-store)

Gorillaz X G-SHOCK

To celebrate G-Shock’s 35th birthday, retro watchmaker Casio has joined forces with virtual cartoon band Gorillaz to launch a limited-edition timepiece collection that’s got the band’s stamp all over it while rocking plenty of original G-Shock charm. From £119 (available Nov 15), g-shock.co.uk

Wahl Aqua Blade

If you’ve been growing your facial hair in aid of Movember and can’t wait to ditch the wild and free look, this wet/dry trimmer will tame that face fuzz. It has 12 attachment combs for DIY beard-and-moustache styling. £59.99, wahlstore.co.uk

Smeg DCF01 Drip Filter Coffee Machine

Dripping with trendy retro charm and a design reminiscent of a rocket, this diminutive coffee dispenser spits out an authentic cup of joe. It will even give you a prompt when it needs cleaning. £179.95 (pre-order in-store), smeguk.com

Olloclip Super-Wide Lens

Want to boost your smartphone’s camera capabilities to squeeze more faces and stunning views into the frame? The king of add-on lenses has just outed this all-encompassing camera-add on for a wider field of view. Did somebody say groupie? £50.75, olloclip.com

GameBoy Alarm Clock

Owning a GameBoy in the past usually meant middle-of-the-night Mario marathons and sleepless nights. Continuing the theme of sleep deprivation, this retro alarm clock gives you a nudge each morning while pumping a shot of nostalgia into your veins. £24.99, firebox.com