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The Indestructible Smartphone: Why It Could Be Closer Than You Think

Slow, but rugged, Curiosity's computer was built for Mars

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The PowerPC RAD750 chip at the heart of the Curiosity Mars rover's central computer can withstand temperature extremes and massive doses of space radiation without the dreaded 'blue screen of death.' [Read more]...
Slow, but rugged, Curiosity's computer was built for Mars
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We're Still Waiting for the Elon Musk to Prove Times Reporter is a Lying Fool

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(Mr. Musk. Photo: Wikipedia) Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter and cable television yesterday to refute a New York Times review of the Model S, a Tesla electric sedan which Times reporter John M. Broder said lacked the battery power to carry him between charging stations along I-95. Among Mr....
We're Still Waiting for the Elon Musk to Prove Times Reporter is a Lying Fool

HP targets business customers with ElitePad 900

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HP today unveiled the ElitePad 900, a new tablet aimed at enterprise and government clients. The ElitePad features an ultrathin design to compliment its 10.1-inch screen, and HP is offering an array of accessories to accompany the new tablet. The ElitePad features the serviceability, enhanced security, and manageability found in...
HP targets business customers with ElitePad 900

NYT Reviewer Says Elon Musk Called Him To Apologize Before Attacking Him On TV (TSLA)

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There's a new wrinkle in the tiff that exploded yesterday between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and New York Times reporter John Broder over Broder's negative review of the Model S. Today in a new blog post for the Times, Broder writes that Musk called him to apologize for his bad experience with...
NYT Reviewer Says Elon Musk Called Him To Apologize Before Attacking Him On TV (TSLA)

Pentax K-30 official, resists rain, dust and temp extremes

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Pentax has taken the wraps off its K-r successor, the K-30. Pentax says that the K-30 is resistant to dust, rain and temperature extremes as low as 14 degrees Farenheit (most cameras typically claim normal operation down to 32 degrees). The new dSLR also utilizes a glass prism optical finder...
Pentax K-30 official, resists rain, dust and temp extremes

Kyocera DuraPlus: a Sprint phone so masculine it'll kick your face in for misdialing

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Sprint's announced that it'll carry the Kyocera DuraPlus -- a rugged cellphone that recalls a lifetime of tedious internet memes. It's certified to "Military Standard 810G," for its resistance to dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, humidity and it's able to withstand water depths of one meter for, erm, up to...
Kyocera DuraPlus: a Sprint phone so masculine it'll kick your face in for misdialing

Sprint’s Kyocera DuraPlus is super-rugged candybar with push-to-talk capabilities

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Sprint keeps unveiling new rugged devices with push-to-talk capabilities. The latest in the series is the Kyocera DuraPlus, which is certified to Military Standard 810G for resistance to dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, humidity, blowing rain and water immersion (up to 30 minutes in up to 1 meter of water)....
Sprint’s Kyocera DuraPlus is super-rugged candybar with push-to-talk capabilities

Pentax makes K-30 official with weatherproofing and 1080p video

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Pentax didn't wait long after a rather conspicuous leak to make the details official: welcome the K-30, the company's spiritual successor to the long-serving K-r. The camera makes its biggest numerical jump in sensor size, from 12.4 megapixels to 16, but you're primarily shelling out for a much tougher...
Pentax makes K-30 official with weatherproofing and 1080p video
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