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In the fictional world of Harry Potter, this Sunday would mark Harry's 36th birthday. While we would love to celebrate the occasion with some enchanted fireworks from Weasley's Wizard Wheezes (or anything else from Harry's magical world), we're stuck with the boring-old real world.
Or are we?
While we may not carry magic wands made of phoenix feathers or dragon heartstrings, we do have a lot of tech that's pretty darn close to the "magic" in Harry Potter. Some of it is right here, already in the palms of our hands, while other technologies exist only in research labs, at the moment.
Either way, there's a lot of Harry Potter tech that you can experience today. Here are our favorites.