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Sony stops Xperia Tablet S sales due to gaps between display panel and case

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When Sony's designers put a port flap on the Xperia Tablet S in an effort to make it splash-proof, they surely didn't count on their good intentions being undermined by leaky build quality in other areas. According to Reuters though, that's exactly what has happened: a number of tablets...
Sony stops Xperia Tablet S sales due to gaps between display panel and case

Sony Halts Xperia Tablet S Sales Over Defect in Splashproof Design

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Doh! The Sony Xperia Tablet S has been out for only about a month and already it’s being pulled from store shelves. Today, the company announced that it is temporarily suspending sales of the tablet after it discovered that a limited number of units did not meet its splashproof specification...
Sony Halts Xperia Tablet S Sales Over Defect in Splashproof Design
Sony Xperia Tablet S hands-on pictures
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Panasonic Lumix GH3 launches on December 13th, but pricing remains a mystery

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Panasonic's forthcoming mirror-less multimedia wonder has been given a release date. Yep, the Lumix GH3, with its 'unlimited recording time' and magnesium alloy build, will arrive in the Land of the Rising Sun just over a month from now. While the Japanese press release doesn't specify pricing, you can...
Panasonic Lumix GH3 launches on December 13th, but pricing remains a mystery

Sony opens registration for free Xperia Tablet S inspection program over waterproofing issues

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Earlier today, Sony was forced to issue a recall on its Xperia Tablet S after it failed to meet the company’s “splash-proof specification.” Following news of its suspension of sales, Sony has reached out to The Next Web to notify us that affected owners are entitled to take advantage of its...
Sony opens registration for free Xperia Tablet S inspection program over waterproofing issues

Sony Suspends Sales of Leaky 'Splash-Proof' Tablets

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Sony is suspending sales of a new tablet computer because of a manufacturing error that made some of the units susceptible to water damage....
Sony Suspends Sales of Leaky 'Splash-Proof' Tablets

Apple's Jony Ive is to design a one-of-a-kind Leica M camera

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In a rare opportunity to help raise funds for charity, Apple’s SVP of Industrial Design Jony Ive will design a special one-of-a-kind model of Leica’s new rangefinder camera: the Leica M. According to Petapixel, shortly after the company introduced the new Leica M, its chairman Andreas Kaufmann explained that it has plans to design a...
Apple's Jony Ive is to design a one-of-a-kind Leica M camera
Sony embraces Ice Cream Sandwich with new Xperia Tablet, three smartphones
Sony Xperia Tablet leaks: Tegra 3 SoC, Surface-style keyboard case, starts at $449.99

Sony halts sale of Xperia Tablet S

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Sony has halted sales of its Xperia Tablet S due to a manufacturing flaw less than one month after the Android-based slate went on sale. The stop comes after Sony discovered the Xperia Tablet S has a gap between the screen and the case that could leave the device...
Sony halts sale of Xperia Tablet S
Panasonic Officially Introduces The Rugged, Pro-Focused Lumix GH3 Mirrorless Camera
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Gadgetwise Blog: A Rugged Speaker for the Outdoors

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Looking like a camping flashlight, the ShoqBox from Philips is rugged, splash-proof and comes with a carabiner to fasten to a backpack. It doesn't have a lot of fancy features that would detract from its simple design....
Gadgetwise Blog: A Rugged Speaker for the Outdoors

Sony's Xperia Tablet S runs Android, but looks awfully like Microsoft's Surface

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Don’t look now, but a deluge of Microsoft Surface imitators and competitors are just the around corner. Once Windows 8 is made available to the general public on October 26, you’re going to see all kinds of tablets running Windows 8/RT land on physical and virtual store shelves, along with...
Sony's Xperia Tablet S runs Android, but looks awfully like Microsoft's Surface

Sony Xperia Tablet S gets the full teardown, shows its NVIDIA heart (video)

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So, you probably didn't even get the cellophane off your Xperia Tablet S yet (for those in the UK at least), but Sony has already beaten the likes of iFixit to the strip-down post. It's one of the firm's own engineers, Takuya Inaba, who takes a knife to the...
Sony Xperia Tablet S gets the full teardown, shows its NVIDIA heart (video)

Sony Stops Selling Its New Android Tablet Because Of Design Flaw (SNE, GOOG)

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Sony suspended sales of its latest Android tablet, the Xperia Tablet S, today after discovering some units were defective against splashes. The Xperia's screen is supposed to be splash proof. If you already have a Xperia Tablet S, Sony said it will inspect it for free and refund or replace...
Sony Stops Selling Its New Android Tablet Because Of Design Flaw (SNE, GOOG)

Panasonic's GH3 mirrorless camera gets official: 16.05MP, WiFi and 72Mbps HD video in a ruggedized body

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It's not a secret in the least thanks to a video slip-up by Panasonic a few days ago, but today the company is ready to officially announce its Lumix DMC-GH3. This Micro-Four Thirds mirrorless shooter is nearly as big as some entry level DSLRs, but it's loaded with features...
Panasonic's GH3 mirrorless camera gets official: 16.05MP, WiFi and 72Mbps HD video in a ruggedized body
Panasonic Lumix GH3 revealed in video commercial

Sony unveils an updated line of tablets and smartphones as it looks to refresh its lagging brand

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It’s no secret that Sony has had a rough road the past few years, but its new CEO Kazuo Hirai took the stage at IFA in Berlin today to talk about how he plans to lead the company out of its slump. Hirai said that Sony has to look at...
Sony unveils an updated line of tablets and smartphones as it looks to refresh its lagging brand
Sony halts Xperia Tablet S sales over manufacturing defect

Sony halts Xperia tablet sales

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Sony says its "splash-proof" device may not be water resistant after discovering a manufacturing defect....
Sony halts Xperia tablet sales

Sony adds ICS-powered Xperia T, Xperia V and Xperia J smartphones and Xperia Tablet S to its lineup [Photos]

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Sony Mobile Communications just unveiled a new range of Xperia smartphones and its first Xperia tablet at IFA in Berlin. “This year’s IFA marks an important milestone for Sony and Sony Mobile Communications. Xperia smartphones are at the heart of Sony’s mobile strategy of delivering a consistent user experience across devices, enabling...
Sony adds ICS-powered Xperia T, Xperia V and Xperia J smartphones and Xperia Tablet S to its lineup [Photos]

Scosche intros BoomBottle, thinks you'll prefer sound over water during bike rides

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Looks like Braven's BRV-1 ruggedized Bluetooth speaker just got some competition out of CES. Scosche has unveiled its BoomBottle speaker, which is indeed similar in form to your average water bottle -- perfect if you don't actually use that H2O holder on your bike or bag. This IPX4-rated "splash-proof"...
Scosche intros BoomBottle, thinks you'll prefer sound over water during bike rides

Sticky keys begone! The Logitech K310 washable keyboard

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Logitech has released the K310, its first washable keyboard.We’re not just talking about “splash proof” either — you can take the K310, immerse it in up to 30cm of water (12in), and give it a good scrub. The only limitation is you can only use standard washing up liquid —...
Sticky keys begone! The Logitech K310 washable keyboard
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