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What makes a smartphone rugged? IP67, MIL-STD-810G, and other certifications explained

What makes a smartphone rugged? IP67, MIL-STD-810G, and other certifications explained What constitutes a “rugged” device?As it turns out, there are often standards behind terms such as “rugged” and “water-resistant,” and they’re quite strict.

Enjoy clean water on the trail with the Lifestraw Go filtered water bottle

Enjoy clean water on the trail with the Lifestraw Go filtered water bottle When you’re outdoors, clean water can be hard to come by, and it’s difficult to carry enough with you if you’re going to be on the trail for awhile.Even water that looks clean may still be tainted with microscopic organisms or other contaminants, so a good portable filter is a must-have for camping, hiking, or traveling in areas where filtered water is not readily available.

The Trago bottle cap tracks your water intake to make sure you’re hydrated

The Trago bottle cap tracks your water intake to make sure you’re hydrated The team at Trago is based in Austin, Texas, and understands the importance of staying hydrated and how easy it is to underestimate your body’s water needs.The cap is connected to the Trago app, which serves as the hydration database and tracking mechanism utilizing your individual inputs including gender, activity level, and age.

Newly launched Heesen superyacht, Home, runs silently up to 9 knots

Newly launched Heesen superyacht, Home, runs silently up to 9 knots The two major factors that account for the 50-meter (164-foot) Home’s desirable attributes are a Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF) and a hybrid propulsion system.According to Heesen, Home is the first yacht to combine a Fast Displacement hull with hybrid power.

Injured surfer Kai Lenny gets back in the water by slapping a hydrofoil on a boogie board

Injured surfer Kai Lenny gets back in the water by slapping a hydrofoil on a boogie board Since surfing could worsen the injury, Lenny has turned to the good, old-fashioned boogie board.Itching to get back in the water, he used his down time to create what he is calling the Boogie Foil.

Scientists Unravel the Mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls

Scientists Unravel the Mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls However, geologist Griffith Taylor was made of sterner stuff when he discovered Blood Falls in the early 1900s.This flow of red liquid on Taylor Glacier in Antarctica has been perplexing scientists since it was discovered, but they’ve finally figured it out.

Ditch plastic bottles with this smartphone-activated water fountain

Ditch plastic bottles with this smartphone-activated water fountain The goal is simple: to help rid the United States’ most populous city of plastic water bottles.And while it may be good for our waistlines that we’re choosing bottled water over sugary carbonated drinks, it’s not doing much for Mother Earth.

Keep those touchscreens squeaky clean with these simple methods

Keep those touchscreens squeaky clean with these simple methods The easiest way to clean your device’s screen is with a microfiber cloth.Some items, like eyeglasses, even come with a microfiber cloth, so you might already have one in your possession.

Ready for fizzy coffee and sparkling tequila? DrinkMate can carbonate anything

Ready for fizzy coffee and sparkling tequila? DrinkMate can carbonate anything But if you want your wine to stay at 12 percent, there is way to add bubbles without pouring in club soda: the DrinkMate.Similar in style and function to the SodaStream, but it’s meant to fizzify beverages other than water.

Apple’s latest patent will blast water out of your iPhone with an audio pulse

Apple’s latest patent will blast water out of your iPhone with an audio pulse Thankfully, we now live in an age where the two most popular flagship smartphones in the world are water resistant.While that may be incredibly comforting to know next time your iPhone 7 or Galaxy S8 takes an unexpected swim, that doesn’t quite mean they’re impervious.