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LifeProof nuud iPhone 5s case is waterproof Touch ID-friendly offering

LifeProof nuud iPhone 5s case is waterproof Touch ID-friendly offering

Your iPhone 5s represents a hefty investment, regardless of whether it is spread across the length of a contract or was bought outright. As such, cases serve an obvious purpose, but getting one that plays well with the Touch ID has been an issue. The folks at LifeProof have tackled that issue, revealing a waterproof (and other things-proof) Touch ID-supported iPhone 5s case.

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Researchers create most waterproof material in history inspired by butterfly wings

Researchers create most waterproof material in history inspired by butterfly wings

Researchers around the world are constantly working on projects that seem strange at first glance, but often have suppressing practical applications. A group of researchers in the US have been working on creating waterproof materials. One of the most waterproof materials in nature is the lotus leaf and a group of researchers in the US says that they have surpassed that material.

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Galaxy S 5 Active and Note 3 Active given a go as waterproofing sticks

Galaxy S 5 Active and Note 3 Active given a go as waterproofing sticks

Suggesting the first iteration of the "Active" line of Android smartphones from Samsung was a healthy success, sources familiar with the matter have suggested the Galaxy Note 3 and next year's Galaxy S 5 will be getting Active iterations of their own. This would mean high-class waterproofing and dustproofing for the devices along with physical buttons and the ability to capture photos and videos in the drink. Release dates for these devices are still completely up in the air.

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iOS 7 Waterproof hoax expands with “AirDrop protection”

iOS 7 Waterproof hoax expands with “AirDrop protection”

This week a hoax was dropped by the likes of some as-yet-unknown graphic designer who had a hankering for some iOS 7 trickery. The first joke in this series consisted of a series of images that suggested an upgrade to iOS 7 would include full waterproofing of whatever device you bumped to the new operating system. Needless to say, those that believed in the hoax were sorely disappointed when they found their iPhones dead as a doornail under water.

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iOS 7 waterproof hoax goes viral: lesson learned

iOS 7 waterproof hoax goes viral: lesson learned

There's little doubt now that the world understands Apple's design language so well that those with the ability to replicate it have more power than they know what to do with. Case in point: a falsified advertisement for iOS 7 that suggests the software update can make an iPhone waterproof. People fell for it, hook, line, and sunken smartphone.

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Nikon 1 AW1 unveiled as first rugged waterproof camera with interchangeable lenses

Nikon 1 AW1 unveiled as first rugged waterproof camera with interchangeable lenses

Nikon has announced what it says is the first-ever interchangeable lens camera that is also waterproof, able to be taken to depths of 15 meters. In addition, the camera has a rugged quality to it, being shockproof to drops from up to 2 meters, giving it an IPX8 equivalent rating. In the same vein, the camera also support what Nikon says is the fastest continuous shooting speed available at about 15 frames-per-second.

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