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So, time’s getting close. Only nineteen days until Christmas as we write. Have you settled yet what gift (or gifts, he’s likely hoping) you shall be giving the man in your life? Where better to come for advice than the Australian home of all things gadget.

You’re sure to find something just right amongst these dozen suggestions.

Braun Series 9 shaver – $699


A shaver for him for Xmas is an oldie, but it’s also a goodie. Especially when the shaver is the new Series 9 from Braun. It says that its “SyncroSonic” technology provides an “exceptionally gentle” shave. Indeed, this shaver will “provide an intuitive and personalised shaving experience like the world has never seen.”

Surely he must have one of those. It’s cordless of course, but this seems cool: it comes with a “Clean & Charge station” which automatically cleans and lubricates the shaver while charging it.

Bissell Crosswave Multi-surface vacuum cleaner – $399


We have no doubt that domestic duties are shared in any healthy relationship, so he will be thrilled if you make his share of them easier with a multi-surface floor cleaner. The Bissell Crosswave incorporates both a mop and a vacuum cleaner in the one device. Apparently with one load of water, it’ll mop up to 55 square metres of floor, which is a good sized room.

And since it’ll vacuum first, it won’t be mere damping down the animal fur and dust into a horrible mess. Our reviewer certainly liked the idea.

Read all about it here.

Drone-borne Pizza

DRU Drone with pizza

Okay, this is for those of you in New Zealand (apparently we’re behind the times in Australia): how about the coolest possible meal. That is, get him a pizza delivered … by drone. How cool would that be? And that’s a surprise that’s relatively easy to pull off.

That’s possible, thanks to Domino’s Pizza (NZ) and Flirtey beginning the drone/pizza service last month. There may be disputes about who was first to do it, but for New Zealanders what’s important is that it’s happening now.

Read all about it here.

Fitbit Alta fitness tracker band – $199.95

Fitbit Alta leather

Now you might need to be just a little sensitive about the Fitbit Alta tracker band. It’s not as though he’s overweight or anything. It’s just that being a guy, you’re sure he likes to keep an eye on the facts and figures of his lifestyle.