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New Magnetic Keyboard/Gamepad Case Combo Gives Your iPhone 5 Super Thin Snap-On Input Devices

Galaxy S4 Active turns up for Bluetooth certification

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The anticipated ruggedized version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 has appeared for certification at the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The device had previously been alluded to by a Samsung executive who said that it would be releasing a device with water and dust resistance along the lines of the...
Galaxy S4 Active turns up for Bluetooth certification
Sharp Aquos Phone SL hands-on (video)
Wish Your Droid Razr Had Maxx Battery Life? It Can!

Samsung's water and dust resistant Galaxy S4 Active is built to be abused

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now In its ongoing quest to build a smartphone for just about anyone, Samsung has debuted the Galaxy S4 Active today, a new version of its flagship smartphone built to survive grueling outdoor conditions. The Galaxy S4 Active’s sealed components...
Samsung's water and dust resistant Galaxy S4 Active is built to be abused

Sony's Xperia go comes to consumers in November

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Sony's water-resistant smartphone, the Xperia go will be available for purchase in November, Sony revealed today. The new Android handset meets IP67 ratings for water- and dust-resistance between six inches and 3.3 feet, and its display is composed of a scratch-resistant mineral glass. When the Xperia go goes on sale...
Sony's Xperia go comes to consumers in November

Fujitsu's Arrows V F-04E launches with 4.7-inch display, fingerprint scanner, lust for ramen

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When Mr. Fujitsu was designing the Arrows V F-04E for NTT DoCoMo's winter lineup, he probably wrote "ALL THE FEATURES" and knocked-off early. That might explain the pile of tech nestled beneath that 4.7-inch, 1,280 x 720 display -- including 64GB Storage, a 13.1-megapixel camera, NFC, 2,420mAh battery and...
Fujitsu's Arrows V F-04E launches with 4.7-inch display, fingerprint scanner, lust for ramen
LaCie announces re-engineered USB 3.0 products for new MacBooks including ruggedized USB stick
Hands-on with the Sony Xperia ZL and the Xperia Z

'Ultra-rugged' 4G LTE Kyocera Torque to land March 8 on Sprint for $100 (Videos)

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Kyocera’s latest Android smartphone, the Torque, is an ”ultra-rugged” 4G LTE device with Ice Cream Sandwich, but the outdoorsy-type will mostly enjoy its Military 810G Standard and ability to withstand water and dust immersion, shock, vibration, solar radiation, humidity, and extreme temperatures. So, you can go ahead and dip the Torque into one meter of...
'Ultra-rugged' 4G LTE Kyocera Torque to land March 8 on Sprint for $100 (Videos)

Sony Xperia Tablet Z review: the company's best Android tablet yet

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More Info Sony Xperia Tablet Z announced Sony Xperia Tablet Z preview Sony Xperia Z review It wasn't all that long ago that every month offered up yet another Android tablet for review. While Samsung is still producing plenty, the output of Google-powered slabs has generally slowed, replaced by...
Sony Xperia Tablet Z review: the company's best Android tablet yet

Sony Xperia Tablet Z going global in 2013

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Sony is taking its Tablet Z global in Q2 of 2013, after first making the device available in its home market of Japan last month. The device sports similar internal components to the Sony Xperia Z 5-inch Android smartphone that Sony also says is now available through 140 channels in...
Sony Xperia Tablet Z going global in 2013
Panasonic Eluga available in Japan on March 29th, Europe in April

NTT DoCoMo unveils winter lineup, pushes big displays, LTE, quad-cores and NFC payments

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Just as the air begins to chill, NTT DoCoMo has announced its forthcoming line-up for release in November and December, including nine smartphones, four feature phones and a tablet. As the Japanese populace would no doubt demand, all of the bigger smartphones -- from the 4.7-inch Arrows V F-04E...
NTT DoCoMo unveils winter lineup, pushes big displays, LTE, quad-cores and NFC payments

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Active goes official

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Samsung's gone official with the Galaxy S 4 Active -- again, before its big UK launch event. With IP67 water and dust protection (it'll survive three feet of water for up to 30 minutes), as well as a 5-inch 1080p display, there's a 1.9GHz quad-core processor to do the...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 Active goes official

Sony outs water- and dust-resistant Handycam for Japan

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Sony has outed a water- and dust-proof Handycam in Japan, similar to another video camera bound for Europe soon. The company suggests the HDR-GW77V can be left underwater for up to an hour at a depth of 16 feet, resists dust, and can survive up to a five-foot drop.......
Sony outs water- and dust-resistant Handycam for Japan
Russian site posts claimed specs of Samsung S4 Zoom and S4 Active
We dunk Sony's latest smartphone and tablet in a fish tank

Sony's Digital Recording Binoculars score a huge boost with $2,000 DEV-50V

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Who, you say, might be the target customer for Sony's Digital Recording Binoculars? Your guess is as good as ours, but regardless of the device's audience, Sony's improvements are sure to boost that base by a bit. Like its predecessor, the DEV-5V, the DEV-50V captures stills and video, and...
Sony's Digital Recording Binoculars score a huge boost with $2,000 DEV-50V
Pansonic Eluga 5-inch prototype with ICS and Eluga 4.3-inch hands on photos and video

Honeywell shows rugged enterprise phone, the Dolphin Black

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Honeywell has introduced its first rugged enterprise hybrid phone, the Dolphin 70e Black. It sports a 4.3-inch, capacitive touchcscreen that is viewable in direct sunlight and is IP67-rated for resistance to water and dust. It also has what most consumer handsets lack in the form of an enterprise-class, area-imaging scanner.......
Honeywell shows rugged enterprise phone, the Dolphin Black

Sony Xperia acro S jumps through FCC hoops

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Water and dust-proof certified, Sony's Xperia acro S was bound to survive the FCC's prodding and poking. The examination confirms some Euro-centric, but AT&T-friendly, HSPA radio bands and offers up some (oddly squashed) real-word glimpses at a phone that's got already going under two different names. Yep, this 4.3-inch...
Sony Xperia acro S jumps through FCC hoops

Not That You Need It, But Here's A Bombproof iPad Case (AAPL)

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If you have to have the absolute best protection for your devices, check out this bombproof iPad case by Pelican, which we first read about on New York Times. The i1705 Hardback offers a watertight seal and a purge valve that keeps water and dust out while maintaining air pressure....
Not That You Need It, But Here's A Bombproof iPad Case (AAPL)

Toshiba REGZA T-02D smartphone launches in Japan: 'New AMOLED Plus' display, old resolution

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Confusingly announced by Fujitsu, the Toshiba Regza T-02D will settle into a wall of similarly bright-colored, good-looking smartphones in NTT DoCoMo stores starting this week. The (Japan-only) phone's 4.3-inch OLED screen holds onto a middling qHD resolution, but Fujitsu says its "new AMOLED Plus technology" will apparently render in...
Toshiba REGZA T-02D smartphone launches in Japan: 'New AMOLED Plus' display, old resolution

RAMPAGE 6 notepad runs Android 2.3 in a rugged package

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The last time we heard from SDG Systems, it was shilling its Trimble Nomad with Android 1.5. The company's new device, the RAMPAGE 6 (confusingly, it's also known as the Mesa Rugged Notepad), thankfully includes a less prehistoric build of the OS. The notepad runs a customized version of...
RAMPAGE 6 notepad runs Android 2.3 in a rugged package

Sony to launch new flagship Xperia handset to fight iPhone

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Sony is going to launch a new smartphone, aimed at toppling the market dominance of both Samsung and Apple's offerings. The new flagship handset is rumored to be the rumored Sony Yuga or an Xperia-branded offering, an Android 4.1 smartphone with IP57-certified water and dust resistance, as well as a...
Sony to launch new flagship Xperia handset to fight iPhone

Sony reveals Xperia Tablet Z with thin form factor, impressive specs

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Sony today announced the Xperia Tablet Z, a 10.1-inch slate-like device that will go up against other major players in the tablet game, such as Apple's iPad and Samsung's Nexus 10 Android tablet. The 10.1-inch Xperia Tablet Z will sport a 1920x1200 resolution and will run Sony's Mobile Bravia...
Sony reveals Xperia Tablet Z with thin form factor, impressive specs

New, $20 Nokia 105 doesn't have Wi-Fi, does have 35 days standby time

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Nokia has just launched its latest low-end phone across the developing world—and it’s about to hit the European market, for around $20 retail. The Nokia 105 comes at a time when the bulk of the industry’s profits are being made off of the likes of iPhones, Androids, Blackberrys (to a lesser...
New, $20 Nokia 105 doesn't have Wi-Fi, does have 35 days standby time

Panasonic's Eluga V for NTT DoCoMo swings past the FCC

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Panasonic's Eluga V smartphone arrived at NTT DoCoMo back in May and now the company has dropped one of its handsets off at the FCC's underground bunker. The Ice Cream Sandwich-running phone has a 4.6-inch, 1280 x 720 display, wireless charging, the same water and dust proofing that we...
Panasonic's Eluga V for NTT DoCoMo swings past the FCC

Panasonic enters smartphones in Europe with Eluga

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Panasonic teased first details of its promised first smartphone outside of Japan on Monday. The Eluga will be very thin yet water- and dust-proof while dominated almost exclusively by its 4.3-inch, 540x960 OLED display. Along with supporting NFC beyond Japan, the Android phone will serve as a remote for Panasonic...
Panasonic enters smartphones in Europe with Eluga
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