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Snap Spectacles

In order to continue fuelling growth and expansion, Snapchat has moved in to the hardware business and this has come in the form of an odd looking pair of sunglasses. There are no ordinary sunglasses and the Snap Spectacles can record up to ten seconds of video that you can post online, wirelessly. Given the furore that Google Glass caused though, have Snap managed to make a product that’s easy and fun to use that won’t draw the ire of the privacy sensitive?

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HP Envy 13”

Back to school used to be about uniforms and books, but these days, the critical list also included technology. Parents are now being told that smartphones, tablets, laptops and other gadgets are now crucial components for the schoolbag. How does HP’s stylish new Envy 13″ stack up for the new term?

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Onak Origami Canoe

The founders of start-up company Onak wanted to use a canoe in the city. Transporting it was the challenge though, so they came up with the idea of a foldable, origami-style gadget that’s a canoe in a case. They successfully raised the money required on crowd-funding website Kickstarter and now ship these urban-use canoes around the world.

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ACS Earphones

In the 1970s, Andy Shiach was an ambitious musician. However, an ear trauma incident, in a rehearsal studio, put paid to his musical ambition. Shiach’s ambition wasn’t thwarted though, and after study and research he would go on to found a company that’s been quietly making inroads in the competitive world of headphones.

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Husqvarna Automower

A lawn, comes with responsibilities. First and foremost, mowing it. At this time of year, it can even be weekly that the garden needs a trim. The era of using grass-cutting as a means of exercise seems to be at an end, as legendary Swedish garden-equipment maker Husqvarna has created a robot who is willing to do the heavy work for you.