Knuckle duster-shaped umbrella handle lets users text on the go

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Weird Of The Week: This is part of a series of articles that looks at some of the most bizarre and niche business ideas we see here at Springwise.

While some people get annoyed by pedestrians who walk and text at the same time, it's tough luck — because a company called Brolly has made it easier to do just that. The unusual knuckle duster-shaped handle has been designed to enable umbrella holders to stay dry and keep their digits free for using their smartphone at the same time. The Brolly functions in much the same way as a typical umbrella, and — aside from the claim of being more wind-resistant than other makes — does much the same job. However, the device's handle is shaped in a way…

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