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Dog & Bone Wetsuit waterproof case for the iPhone 5 review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Saturday, September 14th, 2013

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 thisRead More…

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Travelon introduces a waterproof tablet pouch with a built-in stand

on Monday, July 29th, 2013
Posted in: Cases, Covers, News

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 easierRead More…

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Protect your iPhone 5 with Griffin’s Survivor + Catalyst waterproof case

on Thursday, January 10th, 2013

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 hasRead More…

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Coghlan’s 4″ X 6″ Dry Pouch for iPhone review

on Friday, November 2nd, 2012

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 askRead More…

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100% Waterproof Case Lets You Take Underwater Photos with Your iPhone

on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

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 waterproofRead More…

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GoPro Finally Releases Flat Lens Dive Housing

on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

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 videoRead More…

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Keystone ECO MarineCase Slim Waterproof Case for iPhone 4/4S

on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

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 theRead More…

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Overboard Waterproof iPad Case

on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

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 leaksRead More…

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Protect Your iPhone 4 with the LifeProof Case

on Monday, February 28th, 2011

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. Read More…