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Sony's new $2,000 digital binoculars get better zoom, EVF

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A second-generation design improves zoom range, the electronic viewfinder, ruggedness, and size -- but not price. [Read more]...
Sony's new $2,000 digital binoculars get better zoom, EVF
Caterpillar launches CAT B10 rugged smartphone (hands-on)

'Stalker' aircraft completes first laser-powered outdoor flights

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A rendering of the Stalker unmanned aircraft A small unmanned aircraft used for military intelligence and reconnaissance missions has completed a series of outdoor test flights using power from a ground-based laser beam. The tests, conducted during both day and night, mark the first-ever laser-powered outdoor flight of an unmanned...
'Stalker' aircraft completes first laser-powered outdoor flights

Hands on: Kyocera Hydro Xtrm

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Kyocera is one of several companies to bring new phones to CTIA's spring show in Las Vegas, introducing the Hydro Xtrm. Like most of the company's other handsets the Xtrm is a budget device, however it offers a higher level of ruggedness compared to its predecessor. Electronista had a chance...
Hands on: Kyocera Hydro Xtrm

New server can be parachuted into war zones

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A rugged server from NCS Technologies introduced on Friday can withstand drops, will work in extreme temperatures and can be deployed via parachute into crisis areas or war zones if needed. The Bunker XRV-5241 is a 1U rack server designed for organizations such as the military and first responders...
New server can be parachuted into war zones

Champions League Napoli v Chelsea: five things we learned | Dominic Fifield

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André Villas-Boas does not sit on the fence while Napoli's attacking threat is slick but the Italians are not unbeatable1 Villas-Boas is really not one to sit on the fenceGut instinct suggested André Villas-Boas's team selection bordered on professional suicide. Having lost John Terry early in the day with an...
Champions League Napoli v Chelsea: five things we learned | Dominic Fifield

Samsung Rugby III on AT&T for $100

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Today AT&T announced the forthcoming arrival the rugged Samsung Rugby III on its network. The flip phone is the fifth generation device in the Rugby series from Samsung, and it has a feature set beyond its ruggedness that allows business users to communicate quickly to each other and to large...
Samsung Rugby III on AT&T for $100
The Indestructible Smartphone: Why It Could Be Closer Than You Think
Morphie Juice Pack Pro rugged iPhone battery pack 'exceeds military specifications,' available for $129.95
Tom Bihn Ristretto bag for 11-inch MacBook Air or iPad mini review

Braven's latest portable Bluetooth speakers: 850 charges your iPad, BRV-1 laughs at H2O (eyes-on)

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It's no secret that we generally enjoy Braven's pushes into the portable Bluetooth speaker arena. The company is again aiming to take your dollars away from the likes of the Jawbone Jamboxes, offering up two new units for CES. The 850 is it's largest speaker yet, being roughly the...
Braven's latest portable Bluetooth speakers: 850 charges your iPad, BRV-1 laughs at H2O (eyes-on)

Lenovo ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook: refined exterior, widened trackpad, shipping in April for $949

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Lenovo's taking the wraps off of its newest ThinkPad here at Engadget Expand, but in fact, the T431s represents more than just a minor spec bump. It's actually the first ThinkPad borne out of Lenovo's latest "clean sheet" development initiative -- an 18-month process that the company briefed me...
Lenovo ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook: refined exterior, widened trackpad, shipping in April for $949

Lenovo's new Thinkpad X131e Chromebook can take licking, keep ticking

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Lenovo's Thinkpad X131e Chromebook. Google The last few months have given us a steady trickle of new hardware running Google's lightweight Chrome OS: Samsung's ARM Chromebook and Acer's C7 Chromebook delivered Chrome OS for $249 and $199, respectively. Finally, those releases gave us Chromebooks with prices that were roughly in...
Lenovo's new Thinkpad X131e Chromebook can take licking, keep ticking

Contour updates line-topping action camera, reveals Contour+2

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Contour's flagship model now offers more features, better out of the box ruggedness, and a lower price. [Read more]...
Contour updates line-topping action camera, reveals Contour+2
Meet The Nuud: LifeProof’s New Waterproof Ultra-Rugged iPad Case

Sony’s Optical Disc Archive: 30 Blu-ray discs in a 1.5TB MiniDisc-like cassette

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Hot on the heels of the most successful storage mediums of all time — MiniDisc and Zip disks — Sony has announced the Optical Disc Archive, a system that seems to cram up to 30 Blu-ray discs into a single, one-inch-thick plastic cassette.The cassettes will range in capacity from 300GB...
Sony’s Optical Disc Archive: 30 Blu-ray discs in a 1.5TB MiniDisc-like cassette

This Week In Bots: Robots, They're Just Like Us!

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Bot Vid: Robo-barberFor charity a chap named Tim subjected himself to an interesting treat: He got his head shaved by a remote-controlled robot. Tim did it for the St Baldrick's Foundation, which searches for cures for leukemia. The device was a Multi-Arm Unmanned Ground Vehicle from IAI, which has three...
This Week In Bots: Robots, They're Just Like Us!

iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy 4S videos: Drop tests or IQ tests?

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Reading the comments on these smackdowns, I don't know whether to laugh or cry. FORTUNE -- The outcome of the many drop tests that have surfaced on YouTube comparing the ruggedness of the Samsung Galaxy S4 with that of the Apple (AAPL) iPhone 5 was never really in doubt. In falls...
iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy 4S videos: Drop tests or IQ tests?

Lenovo unveils toughened ThinkPad X131e for education, hikes price to $499

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Lenovo must have struck a chord with schools looking for some rough-and-tumble ThinkPads, as it's bringing out the ThinkPad X131e even while teachers are still drafting their course plans for the fall semester. The new model keeps that better-than-military ruggedness in an 11.6-inch laptop while freshening the choices of...
Lenovo unveils toughened ThinkPad X131e for education, hikes price to $499

Sony Cyber-Shot TX200V Waterproof Camera

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Ruggedness and svelte design tend to be mutually exclusive features — but not in the Sony Cyber-Shot TX200V Waterproof Camera ($500). Measuring just 16mm deep, the TX200V is waterproof to...Visit Uncrate for the full post....
Sony Cyber-Shot TX200V Waterproof Camera
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