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Snapchat’s Spectacles go on sale, and there are crazy lines to get them

Posted on November 11, 2016  in New Gadget

Snap Inc’s Spectacles have gone on sale, and there’s a huge rush to get them.
Snap Inc, aka Snapchat’s parent company has finally released its Spectacles, the $130 sunglasses that will let users record 10 second videos in one go and them upload them online. The company’s first hardware product appears to have a lot of people lining up to buy them. Snap Inc is using a rather cute-yellow coloured vending machine to dispense these.
Already on ebay, Snap Inc.’s Spectacles are retailing at $500 going up all the way to $1000 or more. Based on the tweets shared by Spectacles official account people are already sharing videos of their new Spectacles and videos they have shot with them.
Spectacles come with a 115-degree wide angle lens meant to recognise a person’s field of vision and will let users record videos of up to 10 seconds in go, altho…

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Delhi air pollution: Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2, Philips 3000 series and other top air purifiers to buy

Posted on November 6, 2016  in New Gadget

Delhi air pollution continues: Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 and more, the top options to consider. ( Image Source: PTI)
Delhi’s air remains polluted nearly 4 days after Diwali with PM2.5 levels crossing 900 per cubic metre, while PM 10 levels were also in the near 900 mark in various parts of the city. In most cities such pollution levels would be enough to call for a complete shut down, but of course in Delhi life goes on. The only solution appears to be investing in an air purifier, which of course is temporary relief.
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In our own case, we’ve seen two air eurifiers (a Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 and a Phillips AC4025 40 Watt Air Purifier) struggling to cope with Delhi’s smog inside a bedroom. At best, the PM2.5 level falls to 250 after the peak o…

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