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The Lust List: New tech we want

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 3i

If you’re after a Windows 10 machine but like to travel light, this 10.3in, kickstand-toting 2-in-1 (pictured above) comes with a Bluetooth keyboard in the box so you can bash out emails and tweets from anywhere within range. £tba (available July), lenovo.com

Sony ZV-1

With a rotating LCD screen, autofocus, and face and eye detection, as well as video with background-blurring bokeh effect and a couple of mic options, this 4K cam can be your full-blown production team. £699 (pre-order), jessops.com

Swann Wire-Free Security Camera

Whether you suspect the neighbours of stealing your packages or just want peace of mind, Swann’s indoor/outdoor battery-operated camera boasts facial recognition, heat and motion sensing, night vision, an ultra-wide 180-degree view and two-factor authentication. £149.99, swann.com

Tefal OptiGrill Elite

This health grill claims to measure the thickness of your food and calculate the cooking time and temperature accordingly. A searing boost mode, removable drip tray and manual mode take care of your other culinary needs. £169.99, tefal.co.uk

Redmi Note 9

If you like to get a lot of bang for your buck, how does a fingerprint scanner and a 48-megapixel quad camera with an 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle lens, in exchange for a very pocket-friendly price, sound? £151.99, tecobuy.co.uk

Slinger Bag Ball Launcher

Lockdown restrictions may be easing but socially distanced sports are still important. If you’re short of a partner, this awesome bit of kit that can fire 144 tennis balls at 45mph has ‘tennis enthusiast’ written all over it. From £780, slingerbaguk.frameworksports.com

Slush Puppie Machine

The 1990s are synonymous with all kinds of nostalgic gems: Care Bears, Super Nintendos, POGs and addictively delicious Slush Puppies. If you fancy a stroll down memory lane, this mini machine will be sure to bring on the brain freeze. £39.99, firebox.com

Panasonic RZ-S300W / RZ-S500W

With everyone and their dog doing wireless ‘phones, Panasonic’s finally tossed its hat in the ring. The result? A couple of pairs with touch controls, Siri/Google Assistant support and noise cancellation if you opt for the pricier model.
From £109, amazon.co.uk