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There are plenty of waterproof iPhone cases on the market, there's no doubt about that. One thing most of the cases have in common is that the phone is completely surrounded on all sides by the casing and the screen of the phone is covered with a plastic, touch sensitive film. The downside to this [...]

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I've seen a lot of waterproof pouches for smartphones and tablets, and they all seem to be a variation of a Ziploc baggie on steroids.  They will protect your electronics against water damage, but that's it.  The new Waterproof Portfolio for Tablets from Travelon adds a stand function to the waterproof case, making it easier [...]

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The Survivor + Catalyst case for iPhone 5 from Griffin is waterproof to 3 meters and has an IP68 rating; you can even take photos and videos underwater.  Griffin consulted the U.S. Department of Defense’s Mil-Std 810G regulations when designing the case, so it's proof against 6-foot drops onto cement, wind-blown rain, and vibrations.  It has [...]

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I recently posted about using Ziploc Big Bags to keep my daughter's laptop dry in her backpack.  One reader asked if static discharges from the bag could be a problem - something I hadn't thought about.  About the same time I posted that item, Coghlan's, a maker of outdoor gear, contacted The Gadgeteer to ask [...]

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Each Endurance Protective Case for iPhone 4/4S from driSuit Technologies has been tested under 5 meters of water for one hour before it's sold to ensure it meets the IP-68 standards for water exposure.  The case has a hard exterior with a soft interior to provide protection against drops and shocks, too.  There's a waterproof [...]

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If you read my review of the GoPro HD Hero2, you'll have noted that I thought it strange that a company who touts their cameras as being capable of being used 60m underwater would produce a housing that wasn't optimal for this purpose.  The domed lens on their standard waterproof housing results in blurred video [...]

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This IP58-certified Keystone ECO MarineCase from Concord Keystone protects the iPhone 4/4S from snow, rain, dust and sand.  You can use the iPhone through the clear silicone membrane on the front of the case to make calls, surf, check emails, and the like.  You can also take non-flash pictures and videos, even underwater, through the [...]

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Traditionally, chances were pretty good that in the battle of iPad versus backyard pool, the pool was going to come out on top--until now.  Yes, there's a case for that! The OverBoard Waterproof iPad case will fit both the iPad 1 and 2 and has a Slide Seal System, which protects it from water leaks [...]

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The LifeProof Company has developed an iPhone 4 case that will protect your phone from dirt, snow, water, and shock.  The LifeProof iPhone 4 case is made of a combination of materials that protect your phone while adding only 1 ounce of weight and 1/16th inch of thickness.  This case is designed to military specifications.  [...]

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