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The Lust List: New tech we want


Aimed at pavement pounders, these smart insoles (pictured above) conceal 32 sensors for updates on performance stats like cadence, step length and overall pace. They also provide mid-stride coaching thanks to audio-visual and haptic feedback, which will help you improve your pace and avoid injuries. £249.99,

Casio GBD-800 Series

Casio has a reputation for action-proof watches. Its water-resistant and reflective G-Squad sports range comes complete with a three-axis accelerometer and smartphone connectivity to log step count and calories — a no-brainer for anyone after a basic personal trainer on their wrist. £109,

Lavazza Desea

This compact, pod-based machine delivers coffee addicts their fix in even the smallest of spaces and comes complete with pre-programmed recipes, including cappuccino and hot milk froth, alongside an easy-to-operate control system. £149,

Cleer Crescent Speaker

Not only visually striking, this wireless speaker covers different audio demands, whether it’s wide stereo mode for a hi-fi-style soundscape, the party-friendly room-filling mode or the 3D immersive mode, which fires sound one way for that perfect audio sweet spot. £599 (available August),

Fender Player Lead II and Lead III

After rummaging through its back catalogue, Fender has taken inspiration from a couple of old classics from its Lead series of electric axes, which first appeared in the late 1970s. The result is these stylish tribute models. From £599,

Zippo HeatBank 6

Don’t let the prospect of frosty fingers put you off going outside. Bag this portable, pocket-sized hand warmer, which promises to keep the sensation in your fingers for up to six hours and will even charge your USB devices. £39.95,

Motorola G8 Power

To celebrate shifting 100million Moto G smartphones, Motorola has outed a big-battery budget phone that promises to stay alive for up to three days. It will provide expandable MicroSD storage, a headphone jack and a giant 6.4in HD display to gawp at. £219 (available February 20),

Yoto Player

Like some kind of 21st-century cassette player for little people, this cute and conventional speaker swaps screen time for physical smart cards. They play curated kid-friendly (and parent-controlled) content, including stories, music, games, podcasts and more. £79.99 (pre-order),

Theragun G3

This unlikely looking percussive massager is designed for DIY sports massage-style treatments, pummelling aching muscles into pain-free serenity. With a head that delivers 40 percussions per second and 18kg of force, it’s more than a match for any tight knots. £375,