We often focus on the big gadgets vying for supremacy at the T3 Gadget Awards presented by Ford SYNC, but this year brings a whole new category: tech moment of the year.
This was brought in to recognise the highs (and lows) of the past 12 months in tech and this year's shortlist brings the narrowed down list of six.
Space features heavily with Felix Baumgartner's remarkable space jump - not least because about half the audience stopped watching when it was clear that he wouldn't die and Mars Curiosity Rover reaching Mars (and also drawing a giant, erm, "doodle").
4G's arrival in the UK makes the grade as does the arrival of goal-line technology to the Premier League and Psy's Gangnam Style tipping over the billion mark in YouTube views.
The T3 Awards will take place on October 3 in Old Billingsgate in London and you can still vote at http://www.T3.com/awards