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Now you can have a TV in your shower so you’ll never miss a moment of your favorite programs again!

on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Do you wonder sometimes if you watch too much TV?  Well, you’ll know the answer is probably “yes” if you install one of these Home Spa Waterproof TVs in your shower at home.  It’s a 17″ 720p HD TV that’s completely sealed against water and steam.  The screen is scratch-proof and is heat-treated to prevent fogRead More…

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FINIS Neptune – an updated waterproof MP3 player with Bone Conduction audio transmission

on Monday, March 31st, 2014

Like most of you out there, I don’t jump out of bed in the morning saying to myself “YES! I’m going to go and do a grueling workout RIGHT NOW!!” I need music to motivate me. So do swimmers. The Gadgeteer has reported on various waterproof music gadgets in the past like the FINIS swiMP3v2 andRead More…

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Outdoor writing products for outdoor writing people

on Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Posted in: Gear, News

Rite in the Rain notebooks were invented almost 100 years ago by Jerry Darling to address the problem of soggy and illegible paperwork that plagued the Pacific Northwest logging industry.  Although Mr. Darling passed away long ago, his company continues in the hands of Scott and Todd Silver, who have continued to work to improve theirRead More…

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The GoBe is a flashlight with multiple personalities

on Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Posted in: Gear, News

We live in a world of uncertainty – hurricanes, typhoons, earthquakes, tornados, blizzards. I would venture to say that most of us have some sort of emergency kit set up for such occasions. One common item that we all probably carry is a flashlight. Unfortunately, most flashlights are limited by the design of the lightRead More…

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Pelican 2370 3-in-1 Color Mode LED Flashlight review

on Thursday, November 21st, 2013

If you are familiar with the name Pelican, then you may know that they are known for their cases that are tough, durable, and long-lasting.  I was unaware that Pelican made flashlights, so naturally I was very curious on how good their flashlights could be. I assumed that if they made solid cases that they wouldRead More…

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A backup battery that stands up to the elements

on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

The PowerPak Xtreme NT120R from NewTrent has a 12000mAh lithium-ion battery, so it has plenty of reserve power to keep your portable charged.  (It can recharge phones up to six times.)  It has two USB ports, one 5V/1A and one 5V/2A, so you charge phones, most tablets, and most other USB-chargeable devices, like GPS units,Read More…

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Coghlan’s All-Weather Wallet keeps your cards and cash dry

on Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Posted in: News, Wallets

My father fished.  Watching him fish wasn’t like watching the beautiful fishing scenes in A River Runs Through It.  My dad was at war with the fish, and he didn’t need any fancy waders to protect himself from the water.  He’d be in up to his chest without any regards for what he had inRead More…

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DiCAPac WP-One waterproof camera case review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Saturday, June 1st, 2013

When planning a snorkeling trip earlier this year, I had a dilemma on how to take my underwater photographs. Would I want to buy a disposable underwater camera, an expensive waterproof digital camera, or risk one of my cameras with a waterproof casing? After debating the positives and negatives of each, I decided on theRead More…

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The Waterproof Messenger Bag can handle almost any wet adventure

on Saturday, June 1st, 2013
Posted in: Bags, News

Do you dream of traveling to the deep dark reaches of the world only accessible by navigating dangerous and unpredictable waterways? Is the only thing holding you back the fact that you don’t posses a computer bag that would hold up to the wet rigors of that journey? The Waterproof Messenger Bag from OverBoard willRead More…

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Keep your phone dry with the Amphibian waterproof case for the iPhone 5

By: Ryan Chapman
on Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Like to go to the beach but hate worrying about your phone getting wet? InnoPocket now has the Amphibian waterproof case available for the iPhone 5. The case has a 2-in-1 design that allows it to be used as an everyday shell case, and when going to the beach, you can add the waterproof casing.Read More…

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The OtterBox Armor Series Case is like a tank for your iPhone 5

on Monday, March 11th, 2013

Need hard-core protection for your new iPhone 5? Does it need to be waterproof, dustproof, and crushproof? The iPhone 5 Armor Series Case from OtterBox may be what you are looking for. Built like a tank, the Armor is waterproof for up to 30 minutes in 6.6 feet of water, and has a cover thatRead More…

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Keeping Your Gear Dry

on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, News

I know there are various waterproof bags for phones and other small gear available for purchase, but what do you do if you don’t have one of those – or one big enough to fit your laptop – and you’re going to be exposing your gear to water?  As I was taking Rachel to schoolRead More…

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Grace Digital ecoxpro Rugged All-Terrain Speaker Case With Headset Jack

on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

The ecoxpro Rugged All-Terrain Speaker Case from Grace Digital works with even the largest smartphones and MP3 players.  The case meets the IPX7 waterproofing standards, and its rugged, high-impact shock-resistant design withstands drops, falls and spills.  There’s a large pocket inside that can hold your phone or MP3 player with room for a couple ofRead More…

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Make a Splash with Pyle’s New Waterproof MP3 Player

on Friday, June 15th, 2012

If you swim, Pyle has a new Waterproof MP3 Player (PSHWPMP3) you’ll be interested in.  The MP3 player is waterproof up to 3 meters and comes with waterproof earbuds that are “made of an ergonomic soft silicone material and wrap comfortably around the ear to keep them secure during vigorous activities like swimming, hiking, jogging,Read More…

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Swann Freestyle HD Wearable Action POV Video Camera Review

on Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Swann  is an Australian company who for the last 25 years have specialised in wireless connectivity, professional quality CCTV cameras with infrared night vision, digital video recording with motion detection and networkability, web surveillance and remote notification products, globally. We first reported on the Freestyle HD when it was announced in November 2011. This is a new entryRead More…

Keep Your Gadgets Dry with Neverwet

on Monday, March 26th, 2012

Recently a spate of videos showing a smartphone treated with Neverwet being dipped in water was doing the rounds; however,  Ross Nanotechnology’s  product goes well beyond that.  Neverwet is a spray on or dip application that applies a super hydrophobic coating that completely repels water and heavy oils.  Any liquid placed on the coating literally justRead More…

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JLAB 4GB Go Waterproof MP3 Player Headphones Review

on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

As you run, workout, cycle, snowboard, or do other activities that make you sweat, chances are that you listen to music while you do it. So then you wear your headphones or earbuds to keep yourself entertained. But as the abundance of sweat drips steadily from your sweaty head, your headphones become distorted from theRead More…

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Keep Your Tunes (and Your Smartphone) Dry with the Eco Terra Fully-Submersible Boombox

on Thursday, March 1st, 2012

As the title mentions, the Eco Terra Boombox from Grace Digital is a floating IPX7-rated waterproof smartphone speaker case which is fully submersible in water.  It’s powered by 4 C-cell batteries or the included AC adapter, and the two 3″ front-firing speakers are waterproof.  There’s an internal waterproof compartment for your phone/MP3 player that’s bigRead More…

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Primus PrimeTorch Flashlight Review

on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews

One thing you can never be without is a good flashlight, especially one that has a bright brilliant light. But for me a flashlight is just a flashlight. That is unless it has something about it that gives it a unique characteristic. And the PrimeTorch 1010 by Primus is one such flashlight.

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Veto Pro Pac XXL-F Tool Bag Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Thursday, June 16th, 2011

  I know you have one.   Those clunky, metal, red toolboxes.  That iconic American symbol of craftsmen, workmen, and Do It Yourself-ers everywhere.   Those expensive, heavy, red-paint-chipping, heavier-than-cement-crack -your-shin-on-it dead weights that holds a mish mash of tools and accessories that, once in, you can never find again. Throw it out.  Seriously.  ThrowRead More…

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H2O Audio Surge Waterproof Sport Headphones Review

on Saturday, January 1st, 2011

What keeps you entertained when you hit the gym?  I’m sure most of your answers would be a mp3 player or flirting with that gorgeous guy/girl next to you.  But let’s stick with audio for this review.  Wearing headphones when working out is very common these days.  But the main problem is that most headphonesRead More…

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Shinnorie Introduces Water-Resistant Go! Sleeve for iPad

on Monday, July 5th, 2010

Typical waterproof fabrics are coated with a chemical that leaves the fabric feeling plasticy or rubbery.  The Shinnorie Go! Sleeve for iPad uses new CrossClimate™ microfiber fabrics that have interstitial areas that are smaller than water molecules, so water can’t penetrate the fabric.  Air molecules can still penetrate the openings, so heat can dissipate.  TheRead More…

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Underwater Video in HD

By: Anita Z
on Monday, June 21st, 2010
Posted in: Camera Gear

It’s summer! Today marks the first day of Summer 2010. It’s hot, schools out and the pools are open. Let summer time begin! Kodak has just the thing for catching all your summer fun with the Kodak Playsport HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera.  This video camera is made for play. It’s waterproof up to 10 ft.Read More…

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Mission Workshop Vandal Backpack Review

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

There are backpacks and then there are BACKPACKS.  I love backpacks, always have.  I’m the ultimate Bag Lady in that I just love all kinds of bags.  I’m not “fashionista” in that I carry around a Coach bag with all the Cs all over it or a Louis Vuitton with the tapestry logo.  No. Seriously,Read More…

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A Floating, Waterproof Case for all 6″ Kindles

on Saturday, February 20th, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

M-Edge has announced the Guardian, a waterproof, floating case for all Kindles with 6″ displays.  The case is made of molded, transparent polycarbonate.  The navigation buttons and keyboard are available through flexible, sealed cutouts, and there is an anti-reflective film over the screen to allow reading in bright sunlight.  Gaskets and a dual-hinge, 4-closure systemRead More…