The TechRadar Christmas wishlist 2013

We've been really, really good

The TechRadar Christmas wishlist 2013

The weather outside is about to turn frightful, but our articles this year have been mostly delightful so we're relatively certain we've made it onto Santa's 'nice' list.

It's that time of year again where the TechRadar team rummages through their Christmas crackers and tells the world which tech-tastic pressies they'd like to find in their stockings. We think we got that round the right way.

Of course, the present ideas don't stop here - you can check out our massive top Christmas gifts of 2013: Xmas gift guide as well.

Paul Douglas: Editor-in-Chief Global

Panasonic Lumix GM1

Panasonic GM1

I really enjoy my Nikon DSLR but there are times when I don't want to lug it around and so I end up shooting on my phone instead. Then I run the phone battery down so that I can't post stupid Facebook updates, I mean make important work calls.

So a compact system camera would be a welcome present and the five-star Panasonic Lumix GM1 is top of my (expensive, not gonna happen) wishlist.

Belkin Chef Stand

Belkin s Chef Stand

The brilliant Evernote Food app plus a tablet – here are 10 of the best - makes for a handy kitchen recipe store but it also threatens to leave my tablet screen covered in greasy finger marks.

The Belkin Chef Stand solves this problem by providing a stand with a non-slip rubber base and a chunky stylus that you can prod the screen with so your buttery fingers don't have to go anywhere near it.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

It's all very well trying to read an ebook on a tablet or phone but the constant interruption of tweets and Facebook updates or the temptation to browse the web mid-chapter is a real distraction.

So the new Kindle Paperwhite is a pre-Christmas present I'll probably be buying myself this year so I can get some quiet reading time in over the break.

And one app for Boxing Day

Google Play Music All Access

The stupidly named Google Play Music All Access apps on my phone and tablet will be getting plenty of use this Christmas. I swapped from Spotify back in September and I haven't looked back. I much prefer the interface and ease of use of Google's music streaming service.