Rugged Cell Phones Stress Test

Rugged Cell Phones Stress Test

Popular Mechanics is picking up some rugged cell phone for a test.

“Ruggedized cellphones are typically designed to comply with Military Specification 810F, able to withstand light shocks, short falls and splashes. But just how far can they go? We took three and pushed them way beyond their spec sheet to approximate real-life mishaps—if real life was a demolition derby run by Navy SEALs. For the phones, it proved to be a one-way trip to PMs lab.

The Sonim looked and felt the toughest, but the Verizon G’zOne Boulder was the winner—it continued to work until it was literally a tangle of plastic shards and wires.”

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Nike Sportwear T-Shirt Gun

Nike Sportwear T-Shirt Gun

The Nike Sportwear T-Shirt Gun may be the coolest product that Nike ever made. You gotta watch the video and find out how this gun works It is going to put the T-shirt on you. The gun is a limited product, each of them was numbered and engraved with the signature of a Nike athlete. It costs you $1500 but too bad, it is already sold out.

Steven Jackson gets a surprise while visiting the Nike Campus recently when two Nike 6.0 snow shredders, Matt Ladley and Trevor Jacob, get a little out of control.

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Microsoft Laptop Hunters: Matt and Olivia

Microsoft Laptop Hunters: Matt and Olivia

Microsoft has released the Laptop Hunters ad, featuring Matt and Olivia. They receive $700 to find their perfect lappie, a large screen HP dv7 with great battery life. Great for sharing pictures of their son Jayden with friends and family. Video after the jump. Continue reading “Microsoft Laptop Hunters: Matt and Olivia”

Eris Planetary Sphere Watch

Eris Planetary Sphere Watch

This is the Eris Planetary Sphere Watch designed and created by Pierre Junod and named after the recently discovered dwarf planet Eris. It is made from anthracite anodized aluminum case with a curved mineral glass crystal to protect the hands. The white hand indicates hour while the orange is the minute. The Eris works as you pocket watch, pendant or a small desk clock. Continue reading “Eris Planetary Sphere Watch”