This year's must have gadgets have been announced at the Technology Awards.

Winners included Sony Ericsson's K800i mobile phone, Fujifilm's Finepix F30 digital camera, Apple's MacBook Pro laptop, Sky's new HD package and Research In Motion's email device the BlackBerry Pearl.

"The Awards give confidence to consumers that what they're giving or receiving this Christmas is the best in class", said Stuart Miles, editor of

The expert panel of judges included journalists from The Times, The Evening Standard, The Sun, The Independent, ITN News, T3 and The Metro. Product of the Year Award was voted by Pocket-lint members on the site.

“With such a high level of expertise in the judging, it's clear that the winners are the crème de la crème of the gadget world. Now consumers can make sure they don't end up with a gadget turkey they'll be selling as soon as Christmas is over." considered over 600 products it had reviewed since December 2005 that, after much deliberation, were narrowed down to just six nominations in 14 categories before the voting began.

Full list of winners:

Best MP3/Portable Media Player 2006

Creative Zen Vision:M

The Vodafone Best Mobile Phone 2006

Sony Ericsson k800i

Best Mobile Phone or MP3 Accessory 2006

Bose QuietComfort 3 noise cancelling headphones

Best GPS unit 2006

TomTom One

Best Compact Digital Camera 2006

Fujifim Finepix F30

Best Prosumer Digital Camera 2006

Nikon D80

Best Imaging Accessory 2006

HP Photosmart A618 printer

The HP Best Laptop 2006

Apple MacBook Pro

Best PC Peripheral 2006

Logitech MX Revolution mouse

Best Home Entertainment Device 2006

Sky HD

Best PC or Console Game 2006

New Super Mario Brothers - Nintendo DS

Best Software 2006

Apple iLife '06

Best Website 2006

Best Gadget 2006

Nintendo DS Lite

Product of the year 2006 (Reader Award)

BlackBerry Pearl