MWC 2010: Day 3 Round Up

Day 3 of MWC 2010 draws to a close, and today surprisingly saw quite a few animal-inspired devices. Obviously yesterday we had the Puma Phone, but today saw Sonim launch the XP2 Spirit with its sturdy sheet of protective "Gorilla…

CES 2009: Seal Shield – 100% waterproof washable gadgets

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I put my socks through a dishwasher once when my washing machine was broken but I’ve never done the same for my gadgets. The idea of getting your keyboard, mouse, etc, clean as a whistle is a good one though and if you purchase a device from Seal Sheild…

Oregon Scientific launches ATC5K Action Camera

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Oregon Scientific has launched the big brother of its ATC3K Action Camera, the ATC5K.

This hands-free digital video camera can record at 640 x 480 (VGA) resolution at 30 frames per second, plus still images, and features a 1.5-inch colour LCD screen, is fully shock-resistance, and waterproof up to 10 feet in depth, and can be mounted on helmets, handlebars, and other sports equipment thanks to its mounting grips and straps…

The Leica S2 waterproof professional DSLR. New entry at #1 on our Fantasy Next New Camera Chart

It has what Leica calls a “middle format sensor” that contains a spec-sheet-topping 37.5 megapixel CCD that is 56% larger than traditional full-frame 35mm SLRs. If you understand that sort of thing and are now nodding with enthusiasm, the Leica S2 is the camera for you.

If you have recently signed a new contract earning you £55,000 a week even if you’re not playing due to injury, it is also the camera for you, as we’d imagine a new SLR from Leica is going to cost quite a bit. It certainly looks expensive.

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It has a 3″ high-resolution LCD round the back, featuring a 460,000 pixel display so your previews look good, works at “twice the speed of comparable medium-format backs” thanks to its new Maestro image…

Waterproof Pro-Sports headphones for windsurfers and waterskiiers

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These are Overboard’s Pro-Sports headphones. Designed for surfers, waterskiiers, boaters, dinghyists and fishermen of all types, they’re waterproof and feature a neckband and coiled cable that won’t let your cables tangle up when you least expect them to…

Speedo's Aquabeat waterproof MP3 player – good for up to three metres down

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Here’s something to keep Michael Phelps entertained while he waits for those other losers to finish – a waterproof MP3 player.

Phelps could lie back, lift up his size 28 feet and listen to the American National Anthem on his stylish Aquabeat, while he politely waits for for silver and bronze to splash their way slowly toward him.

The Speedo player beats other so-called waterproof devices by being fully submersible up to a depth of three meters…