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Casio G-Shock STB-100 Sport Watch hands-on: classic looks get smart

Casio G-Shock STB-100 Sport Watch hands-on: classic looks get smart

When you’ve got a design for a watch as ubiquitous as the Casio G-Shock on the market, you’re allowed to be late to the new technology party. This year Casio’s entry in the STB-100 comes in the form of Bluetooth 4.0 and a sports-tracking collection of bits and pieces in their slightly modified G-Shock design. While we’re not about to suggest this watch is in any way more all-inclusive than its smartwatch competitors from Sony, Samsung, Pebble, and the many others shown off this week at CES 2014, Casio still retains that built-in fan base they’ve cultivated for years.

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Casio EXILIM EX-ZR800 introduced with 18x optical zoom and OIS

Casio EXILIM EX-ZR800 introduced with 18x optical zoom and OIS

Casio has unveiled a new digital camera in its EXILIM line, the EX-ZR800. With this new camera comes 18x optical zoom and a 5-stop/5-axis image stabilization, as well as several other features commonly found on point-and-shoot compact cameras. Although the European announcement doesn't specify the launch date, the company's Japanese division says it will be launched on August 23.

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Casio G’zOne Commando 4G LTE hits Verizon for heavy-duty battle

Casio G’zOne Commando 4G LTE hits Verizon for heavy-duty battle

Several years have passed since the original hardcore phone from Casio hit the public, also on Verizon. Here we're seeing the Casio G'zOne Commando 4G LTE, a machine made for getting beat up in the field while it remains powerful enough for the standard Android-loving phone user, complete with a bit of the ol' 2013 specifications collection to back it all up. It's got what the company calls a "multi-sensor tool" as well.

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Verizon DROID Combat: Herald of a Hardcore Phone

Verizon DROID Combat: Herald of a Hardcore Phone

This week the group behind Verizon's DROID brand have released a trailer for a game that's already been out on the market in BETA form: D:COM. This game is suggested to be coming in as a Verizon-exclusive title in the near future: augmented reality robot combat and all. What's not as clear is the idea that this release might be a sign of an upcoming (and relatively unexpected) smartphone.

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Casio releases Exilim EX-N5 and EX-N50 compact cameras

Casio releases Exilim EX-N5 and EX-N50 compact cameras

Casio has announced two new stylish digital cameras, the EX-N5 and the EX-N50. Both cameras share features like Color, Materials, and Finishing (CMF) designs and easy-to-grip bodies. Design is an important aspect of these cameras, with the body featuring smooth, rounded edges for a "mature, elegant" appearance. You can check out a gallery of the camera, as well as its specs, after the jump.

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Casio G-Shock ultra-hardcore smartphone revealed

Casio G-Shock ultra-hardcore smartphone revealed

It should come as no surprise that this device was all but overlooked at CES 2012 as its predecessor, the Casio G'Zone hasn't exactly seen its fair share of press or success in the market (on Verizon.) That said, this device has a few one-ups on its predecessor, including perhaps most importantly the "G-Shock" branding, straight off Casio's ultra-popular wristwatch line by the same name. The G-Shock smartphone will be running Android, has a camera on the back, and will likely be near-impossible to break.

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Casio Bluetooth 4.0 smartwatch pairs with DoCoMo Android phone

Casio Bluetooth 4.0 smartwatch pairs with DoCoMo Android phone

Casio's Bluetooth 4.0 smartwatch plans are nearing fruition, with the first pairing of a low-power wireless watch and Android smartphone headed to Japan's NTT DoCoMo in the next few days. The NEXT MEDIA PP N-01D offers the usual Japanese niceties, like a 4-inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen, wireless charging, 8.1-megapixel camera, along with water and dust resilience, but can be paired with a special Casio MEDIAS PP-SHOCK GB-6900 watch. Hooked up via a frugal Bluetooth 4.0 connection, the watch shows incoming call and email information, as well as allowing you to reject incoming calls.

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