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Daily Deals: Pyle Sound Flow Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker for $94 Off

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We've seen a lot of portable Bluetooth speakers on the market, but most of them are as fragile as your smartphone. They can't really withstand harsh conditions, with the exception of something like this offering from Pyle. Better still, this rugged and waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker is on sale for $94 off.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Is Pretty Rugged (Video)

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Samsung has released a video showing their Galaxy S4 being tested for ruggedness. The device appears to be surviving the tests.

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Rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Might Arrive Soon

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New info suggests that Samsung might be planning to release a rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 sometime in the near future.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Rugged Compact Camera Looks Pretty

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Some companies just go ahead and make their rugged products as hideous as possible. Is it because they have a belief that those who look for rugged gadgets do not care about looks? But we are glad that Sony knows the importance of a thing of beauty. Their new DSC-TX20 rugged compact camera boasts all kinds of ‘-resistant’ prefixes, yet features an elegant and innovative design.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia active Billabong Edition for Extreme Types

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For people who are more likely enjoy some extreme sports, Sony Ericsson has partnered up with Billabong to create a more extreme-friendly smartphone. It's the Xperia active Billabong Edition.

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New Thinkpad Laptop Is Geared Towards The Educational Market

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The Lenovo ThinkPad X130e, which will be sold to schools in December with a price tag starting at $469, is coming with specific improvements which will help it to withstand the occasional fall or the abuse a notebook is likely to suffer in the hands of the students.

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WD My Passport gets ruggedized with the Digital Nomad Case

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Most people would likely agree that Western Digital hard drives are pretty good quality, but they might not exactly be tough enough to handle the harshest of conditions. WD is stepping into this sphere with the unveiling of the WD Nomad rugged case for My Passport portable hard drives.

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Ultra Rugged Wearable PC Takes on Civilian Duty

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For some people, shiny aluminum unibodies just won't do. They need something that's tougher and rougher to handle the hardships of daily duty. And that's where Black Diamond Advanced Technology is taking us, transporting a military-spec ultra rugged wearable PC to the realm of a commercial release.

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Survive 20 Foot Drops with Rugged iPad, MacBook Extreme Sleeve

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G-Form knows that there is a good number of tech users out there that are quite active, and perhaps a bit careless too. This is why they created the Extreme Sleeve.

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Dev Kit for US Army Military Android Phone Announced

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It's not quite the same as Skynet going live with its cybernetic organisms, but we are inching that much closer to Judgment Day. The Mobile/Handheld Computing Environment (CE) is essentially a military Android framework.

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Olympus TOUGH TG-810 Camera Withstands 100kg of Crushing Force

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Have you ever accidentally sat on your phone, camera, MP3 player, or other portable electronic device? There's a possibility that you broke something. With the Olympus TOUGH TG-810, apparently you don't have to worry as much about that kind of thing.

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LifeProof Case for iPhone 4 Offers Military Spec Ruggedness

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When it comes to super ruggedized cases for our portable electronics, one of the first names that comes to my mind is OtterBox. Unfortunately, most OtterBox cases can be quite bulky and not all that pocket-friendly. And so, we turn our attention over to the LifeProof iPhone 4 case.

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Toughen up any portable hard drive with the LaCie Tank

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The folks at LaCie have been selling their own brand of rugged hard drives for quite some time. They can withstand all kinds of abuse while keeping your precious documents nice and safe. What if you want the same kind of ruggedness in a different drive? That's where the LaCie Tank comes in.

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The Casio G’zOne is back on Verizon with Ravine variant

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Wait a minute. They still make Casio G'zOne phones? What is this? 2008? Believe it or not, these phones are still very much around and they even have a new version coming down the chute in the form of the Casio G'zOne Ravine with Verizon Wireless.

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Sprint push-to-talk Motorola i1 Android phone coming Sunday

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There are a few reasons why this phone is rather important. First, it's enterprise-minded with its military-grade rugged resistance to dust, shock, vibration, and rain. However, unlike so many other rugged numbers, the Motorola i1 runs on Android 1.5. Tapping out the software suite are the avaialble business tracking and job workflow applications, as well as the "tough" touchscreen for use in the toughest of work environments. Other specs include Bluetooth 2.0, 3.1" HVGA display, WiFi, 5MP camera, and Nextel Direct Connect.

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