Snapchat changes its name, unveils game-changing sunglasses

Popular photo and video sharing app Snapchat is stepping up the technology game.

In a move sure to envy its competitors, the app has unveiled innovative new video-recording sunglasses, dubbed ‘spectacles’.


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The glasses, which can record 10 second videos, which are then uploaded to the app via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, were revealed in the Wall Street Journal two days ago.

Along with the new device, CEO Evan Spiegel has renamed the company Snap, Inc.

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The glasses will first be available for purchase in the US in the coming months, at a price of $129.99.

Following the announcement, Miranda Kerr took to Instagram to congratulate her fiancé on the new product.

So proud of my love ❤️?❤️#spectacles #snap

A photo posted by Miranda (@mirandakerr) on

For more details on ‘Spectacles’ – how they work, when and where they will be available, click here.