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Japanese Firm Offers 'Wetsuit' For Smartphones

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If your phone ends up in a swimming pool, a Japanese company is hoping to help your device survive such encounters. It's made a thin plastic cover that slips over smartphones like a wetsuit. The company says its cover makes an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy waterproof up to 30 feet underwater and it can still accept calls.
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