The latest MacBook Pro tops our weekly gadget Lust List

The time of the year when the nights draw in and the Christmas decorations come out is also the time of new tech.

In the run up to Christmas (not to mention Black Friday) there’s all kinds of new gadgetry to be had.

Leading the charge is Apple’s newly revamped MacBook Pro laptop, which reinstates a number of omissions from previous models.

There’s also the latest version of Oura’s health-tracking wearable ring. Possibly of interest to anyone wanting to get a head start on those New Year resolutions.

We’ve spotted a few other gadgets that’ll make the perfect Christmas gift. Either for your loved ones… or for yourself.

MacBook Pro 16

Apple’s mightiest laptop to date, the MacBook Pro 16 packs M1 Pro or Max power with up to 64GB RAM.

Its expansive screen is a silky smooth 120Hz, and an all-metal chassis packed with ports will make creators crave it.

From £2,399, apple.com

Oura Ring Gen 3

Sleep and activity monitoring and 24/7 heart rate never looked this compact — Oura’s ring is a wellness tracker loaded up with temperature sensors, predictive menstrual cycle tracking and automatic activity detection.

£223, ouraring.com

Astell&Kern SR25 MKII

Audiophiles ahoy, the SR25 MKII is the latest high-res audio player in the line, featuring a new 4.4mm jack, enhanced sound quality and smart Bluetooth pairing for levelled-up smartphone audio in a flash.

£699, astellkern.co.uk

DJI Action 2

Eat your heart out, Bond — DJI’s mini, modular camera shoots with an all-encompassing 155-degree super-wide angle, is tough enough to dunk, small enough to wear and powerful enough to shoot 4K 120 frames per second slo-mo video.

From £455, dji.com

Huawei FreeBuds Lipstick

Huawei’s latest noise-cancelling buds pack handy touch controls, deliver up to four hours of battery life on a single charge and look like a tube of luxury lipstick.

£200, consumer.huawei.com

Tech21 Evo Check for Apple iPhone 13 mini

If you’ve opted for Apple’s diminuitive iPhone 13 mini then this is the perfect case to pair it with.

Made from a patented impact material called FlexShock, the case protects from drops up to 16ft and has built-in antimicrobial protection.

£29.95, uk.tech21.com

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