A-DATA has launched the industry’s first 1m 30 minute water and shock resistant HDDs aka SH93. If you’re actively involved in outdoor extreme sports or if you’re kind of like Bear Grylls but are worred about putting important data in a USB memory stick while you’re abseiling, the SH93 could suit your needs perfectly.

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To be available in 250GB, 320GB, 500GB and 640GB, these external HDDs feature a molded rubber-plastic case and special cushion materials making them both waterproof and shock resistant. In terms of toughness, they also meet the military’s MIL-STD-810F standard for drop resistance.

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Shock test: Casio G-Shock and sledge hammer

On January 26, 2009, in Gadgets, by KLS

Anyone will have heard of Casio’s G-Shock wrist watches. They’ve been around for ages, they’re known for durability, I still have one hidden somewhere that got melted when I left it near a fireplace (it still works and runs under solar power!). In this video is the Casio G-Shock Riseman GW-9200 and well, a sledge hammer, believe me don’t try this yourself, the two don’t mix!

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