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Lenovo A660: Waterproof, dust-proof, dual-SIM, Android 4.0, what’s not to like?

by: ŠtefanSeptember 11, 2012
Today Lenovo is announcing a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device called the A660. It's dust proof, water proof, and it even has two SIM card slots. Under the hood, there's a dual core 1 GHz processor, a 0.3 megapixel front facing camera, a 5 megapixel rear facing camera, and a 4 inch display that pushes 800 x 480 pixels.
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Smartphone snuff: extreme things you probably shouldn’t do to your Xperia Go [Video]

by: Bams SadewoJuly 24, 2012

Some smartphones are made more durable than others, but it doesn’t mean you should let your imagination run too wild on devising ways to torture your phone — unless you have the money and time to spend. Cue the following videos, which will show just how tough the compact Android phone that goes (see what I did there?) by the name of Sony Xperia Go can be.

Before we get to the videos, here’s a brief reminder of what the Xperia Go comes with underneath the rugged surface. The phone boasts a 3.5-inch HVGA display, dual-core 1GHz NovaThor processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB onboard storage, 5MP rear camera, 1,305mAh battery, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Lest we forget the [...]

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Waterproof your device with Liquipel

by: Ankit BanerjeeJune 6, 2012

Have you ever dropped your phone in a sink, in a swimming pool, or worse, a toilet? Have you ever forgotten your cellphone in your pocket and then put it in the washing machine? The steep cost of high-end smartphones available nowadays means people will spend slightly more to ensure that their device is protected and in pristine condition.

While most cases protect against unexpected drops and falls onto solid ground, waterproofing a device is a whole different ball game. A device dropped in water for even a few seconds could spell big trouble. While there are some household solutions to salvage a water-logged device, more often than not, you’ll need to replace [...]

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SDG Systems unveils “bulletproof” Android-based Rampage 6 phablet

by: AdrianMay 28, 2012

There are those who look for the best possible performance from their smartphone or tablet. There are those who want the most elegant, the thinnest and lightest gadgets. Devices with high-res screens have themselves their share of fans, no matter if they come with the best hardware or not. Finally, there are (a couple of) people who couldn’t care less about performance, portability or display clarity, but put a very big price on sturdiness and ruggedness.

Related: History of the Phablet

If you’re one of those few people, you should be overjoyed to hear that SDG Systems has unveiled the Rampage 6 “Notepad”, a gadget that truly looks [...]

 
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Nano-coating could make Galaxy S3 water resistant

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 16, 2012

Making gadgets resistant to water has been a big trend this year, with various manufacturers choosing to fit their smartphones and tablets with water protection systems.

But not all producers use the same technology – some devices, like the Panasonic Eluga, are waterproofed, meaning that their sensitive internal components are shielded from the elements through a gasket or some other type of seal. As a drawback, waterproofing adds bulk to the device and the seal can wear in time.

Other devices are water resistant, meaning that, even if their inner workings are not insulated, the device will withstand just about any splash. This is done through coating every [...]

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Pantech Element waterproof tablet – movies in the hot tub, anyone?

by: Bams SadewoMarch 13, 2012

Rugged Android smartphones that are built tough are no longer a rarity. This raises the question whether or not there are Android tablets out there that offer similar level of durability and can withstand shock and scratches just as good as their smaller counterparts. The answer, fortunately, is a resounding yes. In fact, South Korea’s Pantech goes a step further by making its Element tablet waterproof. Encased in a polycarbonate shell, this is one tablet that you won’t have to worry about using in adverse weather or in the bathroom.

The Pantech Element is an 8-inch Android slate that ships with more than respectable specs. Underneath that plastic-encased hood, [...]

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