11/15/2011, Smartphones today are pretty much capable of doing everything we need them to do, but there’s still one problem that most of them face: water damage. Electronics and water don’t mix and unless you’ve got one of those waterproof devices, the statement usually holds true. However, such problems might not be an issue in the future, as the folks over at HzO have managed to come up with a solution.
11/09/2011, The Fujitsu Arrows Tab F-01D Android tablet was introduced earlier this year and was touted to be a waterproof device. Though we may never have the need to use the tablet underwater, I’m sure you must be curious about how well it holds up its end of the bargain when it comes to being submerged in liquid. Well, it looks like we weren’t the only ones thinking about it as […]
10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Going waterproof is a big deal for gadgets, especially when it concerns smaller models like smartphones and portable media players since those tend to slip out of the hands of butterfingers like me and into the most unusual places such as a swimming pool or even worse, down the toilet bowl. I guess there is marketing and sales appeal in “waterproofing” a device – case in point the […]
09/30/2011, Granted that summer is over and there’s less time or reason to go to the beach, but if you’ve ever needed a waterproof video camera that will allow you to capture the fun times shared with your friends on the beach, Kodak has just announced their Playfull Waterproof video camera, which is basically the waterproof version of the original Playfull video camera series.
09/26/2011, KDDI, one of the carriers in Japan, has recently unveiled their upcoming Winter lineup for phones. Some of the devices are feature phones, but some are smartphones, much like the Kyocera Digno ISW11K. The device was created specifically for the younger generation in mind, although we don’t see in what way it was done so – price point perhaps? Either way, the device will run on a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon […]
09/08/2011, I know we had a glimpse of the Fujitsu ARROWS Tab LTE F-01D waterproof tablet last month, where it appeared in a rather poor image quality rendition of a scanned page, but today, we have uncovered additional details about the tablet while treating your eyes to a more sumptious view of what the ARROWS Tab can deliver. I would suppose that Bert of Sesame Street fame won’t mind playing with […]
08/29/2011, There’s something with Fujitsu and waterproof devices as it seems that launching a waterproof tablet is not enough. Now it seems that Fujitsu has plans to launch three new handsets on NTT DoCoMo in Japan, and not only are they waterproof, but they will also be incorporating AuthenTec’s AES1750 fingerprint sensor, which also aids in more precise cursor positioning and faster scrolling.
08/29/2011, In need of a waterproof tablet? While we can’t be sure of why you might need one, perhaps you use tablets by the beach or pool a lot, or if you’re in a the industry that requires you to work with a tablet and be around water, but either way, according to a pamphlet spotted in Japan, Fujitsu has plans to launch a 10.1” waterproof tablet.
08/05/2011, While some of us use our USB flash drives for school and for transferring files within the office, there are probably some users out there who require USB flash drives for other reasons that may involve going through some rough terrain. Perhaps an engineer who has to constantly visit construction sites, scientists doing research in harsh environments and perhaps even the military.
08/03/2011, Vivitar is introducing the 690 HD, a waterproof pocket HD camcorder (up to 10 feet) that features a 4x digital zoom. For only $59.99, you will be able to shoot 720p AVI (M-JPEG) movies at 25 fps and store it on the SD card, you will need 1 GB for each 6 minutes of recording. The 690 HD can capture VGA(640×480) and QVGA(320×240) video at 30 fps as well, […]
07/21/2011, Usually when it comes to handsets that have been created specifically to withstand varying levels of abuse, they generally do not look very pleasing to the eye. Then again we’re guessing users who buy them for its protective features probably don’t pay too much attention to its looks anyway. But what if you were looking for a device that could withstand slight abuse, but look pretty good at the same […]
07/19/2011, There are so many external speaker solutions available on the market at the moment to let you blast pump up the volume of your iPod when you’re listening to music, but how many of them actually let you listen to music while you’re chilling out in a swimming pool? The WATER ROCKER from ION lets you do just that. It is made up of two components – a transmitter and […]
06/01/2011, If you’re off to the seaside for vacation or just a day trip, you might not want to bring your shiny new SLR in case it gets wet, damaged, or covered in sand. But if you really want to take some photographs, and having fun in the water as well, you have the choice of either investing in a pricey waterproof camera – or you can obtain a budget-lover’s delight […]
05/16/2011, If you work in a hazardous area, or live in a place that’s prone to accidents, it’s important you you’re your data backed up – especially if you work with important files. While the cloud is a good alternative for storage, what do you do if you have loads of files that you need to transfer on a daily basis? Uploading a few hundred gigs of data is going to […]