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Case to Withstand Everything That Life Throws at You

Case to Withstand Everything That Life Throws at You

Posted March 2nd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

We have seen some of the previous cases which have claimed to be military grade for maximum durability, but the new LifeProof iPhone case is one which will add a mere 1/16 of thickness to your phone. This is very thin considering it is military grade. For those of us who do not already know military grade means that it can withstand water, dust, snow, and is shock-proof. Continue reading

Death Grip

Death Grip

Posted March 2nd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

Unfortunately for you Verizon iPhone 4 owners, the grip of death still exists. It happens when you hold the phone in a certain position it will cause the reception to go out. This certain spot is where the gap in the external cover is covered. The worst part of this is that they have claimed to have fixed this issue with the Verizon iPhone 4. Continue reading

Too Much Time

Too Much Time

Posted March 2nd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

If you think that you have too much times on your hands, then you are simply not using it as well as this one man in China. This man, Casey Chan, decided that he would make Megatron in tank form. He did this is a very surprisingly detailed way. I personally feel that this is probably one of the most awesome 5 tons of metal around. Continue reading

Translucent Camera

Translucent Camera

Posted February 27th, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

Not only is the Sony Alpha A77 DSLR camera stylish, but it also uses translucent mirrors in order to capture light through the mirror itself. This may be something which is difficult in itself to grasp, however it is a fairly new technology which will be displayed in Sony’s new line of Alpha DSLR cameras. Continue reading