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Re: cell phone for wet use?
Auspicious, you make a good business case for going Android, where all that lost information is safely and securely (ROFL) stored in the "cloud", and if you lose a phone you simply activate the new one and the cloud data comes back home to you.
I say ROFL because I have my doubts about the cloud, data has been lost from there too.
Rhodes, any cell phone, gps, or other microwave device that can work underwater is obviously alien technology stolen from Area51, because on this planet, microwaves don't like going underwater. Not far, not often. Splashproof is good, but that phone looks pre-smartphone, making it of limited use to many of us. There's apparently a new Samsung "Rugby" series Android from AT&T, just out last month but getting near-zero publicity.
The DoD has expressed interest and DARPA has been asking for hardened smartphones (probably Android based) to be used for the military in combat. Odds are those will be truly environmental-proofed and we'll see civilian trickle-down in 3? more years.
Last edited by hellosailor; 04-24-2012 at 02:12 PM.