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Kobo Aura H2O ereader makes your digital books waterproof

Kobo Aura H2O ereader makes your digital books waterproof

Kobo has taken the wraps off its newest traditional ereader, the Aura H2O. As its name suggests, the newest e-ink device from the company is waterproof, setting it apart from some of its similarly-designed brethren. The device is supposed to be the first of its kind, and unshackles readers so they can enjoy their digital books poolside or in the tub.

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Sony launches Underwater Apps to hawk waterproof phones

Sony launches Underwater Apps to hawk waterproof phones

Sony has launched six apps specifically designed for underwater use, a move that aims to increase consumers' awareness of waterproof phones (such as its Xperia Z) and perhaps give incentive to pick one up. The apps are available now on the Google Play Store, and include things like a big-eyed gold fish.

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Unbreakable New Panasonic Toughpads will break wallets instead

Unbreakable New Panasonic Toughpads will break wallets instead

Panasonic may not be as active in the smartphone rat race anymore, but it isn't completely out of the rugged mobile device ring yet. It has just revealed the availability and pricing of two of its newest devices, the Windows Embedded-powered Toughpad FZ-E1 and the Android-powered Toughpad FZ-X1, both very rugged 5-inch tablets.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini breaks cover alongside big brother

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini breaks cover alongside big brother

Samsung's Galaxy S5 Mini, the inevitable compact version of the flagship Galaxy S5, has starred in an unofficial photoshoot with its bigger brother, confirming that the 4.5-inch handset won't actually be that much smaller. Samsung is yet to officially announce the Galaxy S5 Mini, though the specifications are now well known: a 720p Super AMOLED display, fingerprint heart-rate scanner, and a new Exynos 3 Quad processor of the Korean company's own creation.

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Olympus Tough TG-3 waterproof camera hands-on

Olympus Tough TG-3 waterproof camera hands-on

This month we’ve gotten the opportunity to take a closer look at the Olympus Tough TG-3 rugged and waterproof camera out in the field. This camera is waterproof to 50 feet, crush-proof up to a whopping 220 pounds, dust-proof, shock-proof up to 7 feet, and freeze-proof down to 14-degrees Fahrenheit. Needless to say, once we discovered it could also shoot high-quality videos and photos, we had to get a better peek.

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Pyle introduces new eXpo action camera

Pyle introduces new eXpo action camera

If you like to record life in HD, but don’t want a bulky camera in your way, the Pyle eXpo Sports Camera may be for you. The tiny hi-resolution camera records up to 1080p, and sports a 4x zoom feature. IT can also be operated remotely, leaving you free to do as you please while snapping pics or recording the action.

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Sony XPERIA Z2 Tablet released in America

Sony XPERIA Z2 Tablet released in America

The United States of America will have their first up-close look at the Sony XPERIA X2 Tablet starting this week. This device was shown earlier this year at Mobile World Congress 2014 where we got our own full hands-on experience. The Wi-fi version of the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet will be launching in the USA first.

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Canon PowerShot D30 waterproof camera is now ready for extreme adventure

Canon PowerShot D30 waterproof camera is now ready for extreme adventure

Trying to help capture memories even in the most impossible situations, Canon has revealed the new PowerShot D30 compact camera. This handy digital camera is submersible in water up to 82 feet, making it suitable for photography on dry land, in water, or anywhere else.

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Kyocera Hydro Plus waterproof smartphone launches on Cricket

Kyocera Hydro Plus waterproof smartphone launches on Cricket

Those looking for a budget smartphone they can use for their more active lifestyle might now have an option. Kyocera has just made available its new waterproof Hydro Plus smartphone on Cricket for a rather affordable price.

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HzO’s nanocoating process, our hands-on from the inside out

HzO’s nanocoating process, our hands-on from the inside out

We’ve all been there. Drop your mobile device in water, or spill something on it, and panic sets in. We drop it in rice, hoping the old wives’ tales prove true just this one time. All too often, they don’t, and we’re left with another out-of-pocket mobile expense, and cursing our luck. Rather than encompass your device in some bulky case, HzO wants to protect it from the inside out.

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Jawbone Jambox Liquipel option makes Bluetooth speakers water-resistant

Jawbone Jambox Liquipel option makes Bluetooth speakers water-resistant

Beginning today, you can now waterproof -- or, at the very least, water-resist -- your Jambox wireless speakers when you order through the Jawbone website. The treatment option comes by way of a Jawbone partnership with Liquipel, the company responsible for the microscopically thin coating of liquid repellant found in some of today's high-tech devices. The option is available for the regular and mini versions of the Jambox.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini details stack up: tiny underwater wonder

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini details stack up: tiny underwater wonder

This week there are several sources running in on the next Samsung device, one that appear to be just as resistant to the elements as the first "Active" here with a "mini" size to boot. This device has been decidedly code-named Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mini here before its official unveiling, and details from several sources - each of them just a iffy as the next - suggest you'll be getting what's essentially the "Active" iteration of the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini on its own. This device will be the low-power underwater shooter you you've been dreaming of - perhaps.

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