Sanyo has unveiled what it calls the world's first waterproof full HD camcorder that is capable of recording full 1080p resolution video underwater. That would make for a great camera for that snorkeling vacation this summer.
Summer may not be officially here, but the heat is in many parts of the country, which means that there are already many folks going to the lake, beach, or pool to cool off. Many people will be looking to make some movies while they are playing near water. The problem with getting a camcorder near water is that one splash will ruin most cameras.
Data that you might have stored on your flash drive or external hard drive faces more threats than simply being lost. The drives are often subject to drops and water damage as we travel throughout the day. Silicon Power has unveiled a new rugged external HDD that promises to protect your data from abuse.
We have already talked about the Pentax X90 megazoom digital camera this morning. Pentax also unveiled another new digital cam today in the Optio line called the W90. The Optio W90 is a ruggedized digital camera that can stand up to extreme use.
As well as the somewhat sober looking TL500 and TL350, Samsung have also brought along a batch of more colorful compact cameras to PMA 2010. The Samsung AQ100 is a waterproof shooter while the Samsung SL605 is a so-called durable one, each packing 12-megapixel sensors along with 5x optical zooms and 2.7-inch LCD TFT preview displays.
It's still cold in most parts of the country, but the warm weather will be here before you know it. Once the weather starts getting warmer people will be heading to the beach and lakes to spend time in the water. You might like music with you when you go to the beach, but you might not want to use your iPod near the water for fear of getting it wet.
All signs point to a new digicam from Sony that will pack not only pocket-friendly dimensions but a waterproof casing too. The Sony DSC-TX5 is expected to slot in underneath the DSC-TX7 announced at CES 2010, and have a touchscreen LCD together with an Exmor CMOS sensor. Meanwhile photos of the camera were apparently posted by Sony and then quickly pulled.
Typically, gadget hounds shy away from getting their gadgets near water. We all know if you get your laptop or other electronic device wet odds are the thing has had it. M-Edge has unveiled a new case for the Amazon Kindle that encourages you to get the device wet called the Guardian.
Getting fit isn’t fun to many people and sometimes some good tunes makes the workout go faster. The catch is that if your workout includes swimming, you can just jump in wearing your typical workout gear. H2O Audio has a line of waterproof music players and headphones and the company has announced a new pair of headphones called the Advanced Waterproof Headphones and an updated Interval headphone system.
A-DATA have lobbed a few new external hard-drives our way and, while we'd normally squeal like little girls at the thought of data damage, today we're mute as sensible, grown men. That's because the A-DATA SH93 portable hard-drives are waterproof and shock resistant, thanks to a nifty molded rubber-plastic casing.