When it comes to buying the perfect techie present, HuffPost UK Lifestyle know there's more to it than heading to your nearest Apple store.
Technology isn't just about laptops, music and phones, but the wonderful array of other gadgets that can help glide more easily you through daily life.
Want to lose weight? There's a watch for that. Need to listen to great music (without annoying fellow passengers) while commuting, there's a stunningly sexy set of headphones for that. Want to keep your kindle safe from bathroom incidents?
(Admit it: a glass of wine, plus your favourite ebook and all those soapy bubbles can be a dangerous combination.)
Well, we've spotted the perfect present.
Flick through our gallery and be reminded of the ingenious ways technology can make your loved one's life better in 2013. And let us know what you think, below.
USB Toast Hand Warmers
If the girl in your life gets cold fingers while she's typing, keep her toasty with these USB Toast Hand Warmers from <a href="http://www.firebox.com/product/5568/USB-Toast-Hand-Warmers">Firebox</a> (£24.99). Crumbs! What a great present :)
Fanny Wang Headphones
Designed by a team of fashion and technology experts, the new <a href="http://www.fannywang.com/">Fanny Wang </a>range is perfect for ladies who like the latest look. The ear-cups provide efficient sound isolation to minimise background noise and will ensure her music ain't too loud for you. The 2000 series headphones are available in red, pink and black and cost £199.95.
Scottish RHA 'Made for iPhone' Headphones
There isn't a woman alive who won't thank you for upgrading her earphones Available in black and white, these <a href="http://www.rha-audio.com">noise-isolating earphones (£39.95)</a> produce incredible sound and are equipped with an Apple specified in-line remote. Beware: she may never take them out.
The TomTom Start 60 (£169.99 from Halfords) boasts a 6" screen, can be mounted on the dashboard as well as the windscreen. Parking Assist helps you to find car parks at your destination and spoken street names make turnings clearer. Pre-loaded with maps of 45 countries across Europe, you get free daily map changes from the TomTom Map Share community. Both the Via 130 and Start 60 are a Which? "Best Buy".
Leica D-Lux Camera
If you love the look of this camera, <a href="http://www.leica-storemayfair.co.uk/news/leica-d-lux6.html">click here</a> for more details about its functionality. The Leica D-Lux is £600 from authorised Leica dealers including the <a href="http://www.leica-storemayfair.co.uk/">Leica Store Mayfair</a>.
Womens Touch Trainer Heart Rate Monitor
If you know a lady who'll be keen to get back into shape after an indulgent Christmas, this monitor could be the perfect present (£94.99). The <a href="http://uk.oregonscientific.com/cat-Sports-and-Health-sub-Heart-Rate-Monitors-prod-Womens-Touch-Trainer-Heart-Rate-Monitor---Grey.html#.UKz30-OTtc8">Womens Touch Trainer Heart Rate Monitor</a> measures calorie and fat percentage burned, allowing users to efficiently exercise and reach their desired weight-loss goals.
Time and Wireless Charging Station
If your loved one <em>never</em> seems to have her phone charged, perhaps this is the answer. The <a href="http://uk.oregonscientific.com/cat-Smart-Phone-sub-Charging-prod-Time-and-Wireless-Charging-Station.html">Time & Wireless Charging Station</a> means you can power up any time (£89.99).
Nite Ize Connect Case and Mobile Mount
A brilliant presents for ladies who love to cycle. This <a href="http://www.whitbyandco.co.uk/nite-ize/cycling/cntmm-ip4-01sc-new-connect-case-mobile-mount?keyword=nite+ize+connect+case">device</a> is a perfect way to keep your phone handy (24.95).
Hunter Dunn iPad Cover
What modern women wouldn't want to dress up her iPad with this <a href="http://www.hunterdunn.co.uk/raspberry-ipad-cover-p-291.html">gorgeous cover</a>! It's currently on sale at £80.50.
Aquabourne Waterproof Amazon Kindle Case
For the woman who LOVES her kindle and, perhaps, tends to drop it in the bath, the <a href="http://www.gadgetsuk.com/search.php?mode=search">Aquabourne case</a> is designed to let her do just that. A snip at £9.95 (inc free delivery), it also features a foldaway stand to support the case at an angle so you can read without using your hands and comes with optional adjustable neck or shoulder strap.
For the lady in your life, whose phone basically grows out of her hand, these <a href="http://phone-shop.tesco.com/mobile-phones-and-sim-cards/mobile-phone-accessories/Pro-Tec-Touch-Screen-Gloves-Medium-Pink-215-6488">gloves</a> (£7) will go down a wintry storm. Thanks to special fibres on the gloves’ fingertips, there's no reason to stop texting, just because it's cold out there.
MiTEC Muffies Headphones
Does your girlfriend love the outdoors and music? In that case, we've found the perfect gift! These '<a href="http://phone-shop.tesco.com/mobile-phones-and-sim-cards/mobile-phone-accessories/KitSound-Knitted-Music-Muffs-Earmuff-Headphones-With-Microphone-Cream-213-8280">Cream Fluffies</a>' headphones can't be beat on price and practicality (£9).
Leather iPad Cover
<a href="http://www.bohemiadesign.co.uk/bohemia-leather-ipad-cover-cobalt-blue-p5790">Bohemia's leather iPad</a> covers are handmade in the UK using the traditional methods of the artisanal leathersmith. Designed in a simple envelope style with cut out thumb hole for ease of removing your iPad, no self-respecting lady would mind popping her favourite piece of technology in this little case (£32).
Kindle Premium Folio Cover by Dame Vivienne Westwood
A present perfect for the stylist, charity-conscious ladies in your life. The Kindle Premium Folio Cover features artwork by Dame Vivienne Westwood and is part of the <a href="http://shop.whateverittakes.org/index.php?jssCart=4691a35110a828a608e00a6f53361da9">Whatever It Takes</a> campaign, which has so far raised over $4,620,000 for charitable projects worldwide. So, by spending £19.99 on this gift, you'll also be supporting key global development causes including poverty alleviation, environmental conservation and the protection of children.
Purple Gem Angle WB
Struggling to find something for that 'hard to buy for' teenage girl? Luckily, Quarkie (a British brand) have just launched their first collection of high quality, quirky ear phones. The range features seven designs including rusty bolts, cat eyes and viper heads, and is available from<a href="http://www.quarkie.com/"> www.quarkie.com</a> and are priced t £69.
British Museum Merino Wool Laptop Cover
This 100% merino wool laptop case (£40) is an ideal gift for a lady who loves her technology -- but doesn't want it to ruin the look of her perfectly coordinated home. <a href="http://www.britishmuseumshoponline.org/office/merino-wool-ipad-case/invt/cmcn439070/?ref=preview">Available in a range of colours</a> and made using traditional knitting techniques, there's no way this present could fail to win her over.
USB Mix Tape From Buy A Gift.com
If your friend is a little nostalgic for pre-digital days, you can bring back those happy, sentimental days with the mix tape of the modern age! Add your chosen MP3 playlist to this <a href="http://www.buyagift.co.uk/Unique-Gifts/USB-Mix-Tape-BR-11323063.aspx">USB stick</a> (19.99) and present it to your loved one in its retro cassette tape packaging, complete with your own handwritten message and track list.
If space is a premium, but music is crucial, buy your female friend this sexy-as-hell <a href="http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/jawbone-jbe06uk-jambox-wireless-speaker-red-10235632-pdt.html">wireless speaker</a> that delivers incredible quality sound in a tiny package (£119.99).
Vintage DAB Roberts Radio
This stunning <a href="http://www.johnlewis.com/231323435/Product.aspx?s_pccid=pc_gs__&">radio</a> blends retro leather and wooden effect side panels to create the illusion of 50s chic... without the bother of old-fashioned technology. Perfect for a girl who likes Mad Men style!