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Give your iPhone heat vision and more with these neat gadgets

A heat-mapping plug-in and 360-degree live stream camera that looks like a sheep join the new gadget herd.

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Flir One (2017)

Snap it into your iPhone and the new Flir One for 2017 will heat-map your life for DIY home improvement and finding Mr. Whiskers when he gets stuck in the walls.

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Flir One (2017)

The Flir One consumer version sells for 199 euros (converted that's around $213, £170 or AU$275); the Pro version goes for 499 euros ($530 /£425 /AU$690) and has four times the resolution.

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Giroptic Io

This $249 (about £200/AU$324 at current rates) 360-degree camera looks like a sheep and plugs into your iPhone or iPad.

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Giroptic Io

It'll take photos and video and livestream to YouTube.

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Anker PowerCore Jump Starter

If your car battery dies on a remote mountain road, this DIY jumper cable gives you a boost without making you hike 5 miles to flag down a stranger. It has a built-in flashlight, too.

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Anker PowerCore II

A 10,000mAh portable charger pack can juice up your iPhone 7 about three times and your Samsung Galaxy S7 about twice. It'll cost $30 (converted, that's about £24/ AU$39) and arrive in May.

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SanDisk Extreme A1

SanDisk's new A1-class MicroSD cards are optimized for your smartphone. You can install and run apps directly from the card with much smoother performance, they say.

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HP Pro X2

This 2-in-1 has everything from a smart-card reader and fingerprint scanner to a digital pen and kickstand.

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HP Pro X2

Too bad it's for business customers, like corporations and not for plebs like us.

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Roland Go Mixer

Powered by your phone or tablet, the 99 euro (converted, approx. $105/£85/AU$135 ) sound mixer can combine and record tracks from up to five instruments.

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MyKronoz ZeTime

The claim to fame of this smartwatch? Mechanical -- rather than digital -- hands. They look more like a traditional analog watch.

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MyKronoz ZeTime

But underneath is a proprietary OS that works with Android, iOS and even Windows phones.

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Omate 4G Video Call

A 2-megapixel camera integrated into the top of this watch lets the wearer accept video calls. A vehicle for a software service for elderly care, the device can also help track loved ones and let them call out for help.

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The largest foosball table we've seen

Amid the booths was the most mechanical accessory of all, a giant foosball table for epic tournaments.

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