As everyone knows, Christmas is a time for giving, a time for reflection, and a time for buying loads and loads of gadgets - either as gifts, or for yourself.
If you're really lucky, you might even receive something nice. That is if you'd spent long enough looking up from your phone this year to notice the friends, family and colleagues who might actually do such a thing.
This year there is an absolute ton of amazing technical wonders on the shelves for your consideration - and unfortunately, we just don't have space to cover it all.
So instead of tediously listing everything we think is cool and commercially available, we've selected just 10 gadgets that we are pretty certain you won't have considered - but which we're convinced everyone should try out at least once.
And after that, we'll also list the specialist websites that we think will give you the best advice if you're looking for something a little bit more mundane - but equally fraught - this Christmas.
Other gift guides:
- Forbes - 'the ultimate gamers gift guide'
- Engadget - ultraportables
- Cnet - from cars to laptops
- PC Mag - cameras
- PC Authority - home entertainment