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Re: Playing Lifeguard for iPods and Other Gadgetry
Posted by: Jackie Farwell 2007-05-26 08:40:00
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If you follow a few commonsense tips, you can hit the sand and surf with most of your portable electronics and still bring them home in one piece. Waterproof cases from companies like Otterbox, Pelican and Anvil will protect your devices not only from moisture, but also sand and dust, according to Jennifer Boone of the Consumer Electronics Association. With special "shoot-through" cases that feature thinner plastic, you can still snap pictures or spin the wheel on your iPod, she said.


Re: Playing Lifeguard for iPods and Other Gadgetry
Posted by: skeese 2007-05-27 21:58:11 In reply to: Jackie Farwell
Boone aparently dropped out of general science early. Taking a warm object into a cool environment does NOT cause condensation, at least not on the object. Taking a cool or cold object into a warm, moist environment does cause condensation on the object. Did anyone bother think about it for even a half second?
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