The new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: You can pick it up relatively cheaply on contract but, sim free, it will set you back around €900 for the 64GB version.  Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters

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Dr Peter O’Brien and Dr Patrick Morrissey of the Irish Photonic Integration Centre with a photonics packaging system at the Tyndall National Institute.Photograph: Provision

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 HTC One M9:  Taiwanese company’s flagship smartphone failed to impress when it was released earlier this year in April. Photograph:  Pau Barrena/Bloomberg

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The new Galaxy S6 edge + is expected to launch in Ireland next month Photograph: Getty Images

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