Monsoon Gadgets

July 15, 2011 Off By Priyanka Bhowmick

Fried Eye says :- With travel and photography around you, can gadgets be behind. Priyanka Bhowmick brings before you the top ten gadgets specially chosen keeping the rains on her mind.


Monsoon is here and all you gadget freaks must be worrying how to carry your devices in this drenched weather. Last year some of you might have spoiled your laptop or damaged your newly gifted watch by your father on your 19th birthday. And this year you no more want to get scolded by your parents again right? For every problem we have a solution. Fried Eye brings you the 10 utmost water resistant devices and gadgets that will rock with you in this rain. Here they go:


Made of silicone, the Wireless Multimedia Flexible Keyboard is a portable, ultra-slim and lightweight keyboard that can be carried anywhere you go. Its lightweight and flexible design can make it roll and store in your pocket anyhow you want. Wireless Multimedia Flexible Keyboard is water resistant and dustproof even the rain cannot affect the material. It’s much easier to type and press the keys that make your hands much stress free.


Some main features of this keyboard include:

  • 2.4GHz Radio Frequency (RF) wireless transmission technology
  • Maximum transmission distance: 30ft (approx.)
  • Well-arranged 104 keys
  • 18 keys for multimedia function
  • Virtually indestructible
  • Strong and silent
  • Washable and hygienic
  • Portable and storable
  • Dust-proof and water-resistant
  • Simply wipe up any spilled liquid with a damp cloth
  • Lightweight, ultra-slim and compact
  • Fits in your briefcase, backpack or notebook carrying bag and you do not have to worry any sharp edges
  • Size: 435x145mm
  • Weight: 273g

Wireless Flexible Multimedia Keyboard is compatible with Windows 98/ 2000/ Me/ XP and comes at a price of $29.00.



You are so much addicted to music that unplugging your earphones during a shower annoys you right? Then why don’t you go for the H2O Audio Surge? H20 Audio Surge is a pair of water resistant ear phone that delivers superb sound quality even inside the water. The earphones arrive with some ground breaking features:

  • Waterproof to 12 ft/ 3.6 m.
  • Motionflex Strain relief connector supporting Apple iPod, iPhone and other 3.5 mm headphone jacks.

H2O Audio Surge comes in a selective range of colors and is available at a price of $59.99.


You can find the product in e bay through this link –


You are out of station. Your cell phone and laptop batteries are low. You have got the charger but no plug point in the bus or outdoor. SolarRoll is an awesome gadget, especially for travelers and roamers, who find it a hassle to charge their devices during travelling. The charger is water resistant, eco- friendly and can be easily rolled and packed inside your bag. SolarRoll can charge up your laptops, mobile phones, cameras and car batteries too only with the aid of sunlight.

Now no worry, travel freely. 😀

The SolarRoll is 58 inch long and costs between $199 to $499.


This product is available in ebay –


Now you got those water resistant earphones above, but what about the mp3 player? The Water Resistant Flash Mp3 Player (Model no. BTM-880) is a perfect device for music freaks who love listening to non-stop music. The player is combined with earphones, designed for outdoor use, water resistant with rechargeable battery and supports Mp3, WMA and WVA formats playback.

Now let the music groove you in the rain!!

Price- unavailable



Once again made of silicone, the Water Resistant USB Flash (Model no. 97209063) comes with a fruity design. The banana shaped and designed flash drive is water resistant and comes with 1 to 32 GB NAND flash memory. The flash drive is compatible with Windows 98/2000/ME/NT/XP/Vista, Mac, Linux OS and is available at a price of $5.60.



All internet addicts come up and gather here! For all those who are troubled carrying your laptop outdoor and damaging it frequently, we have something here for you. The Panasonic Toughbook is a ruf and tuf machine which is not at all required to carry into a bag. The device is has a tough exterior with lightweight frame, a built-in optical drive and most probably the first wide-screen toughbook.

Its basic specifications include:

  • Core 2 Duo Processor.
  • 1,280 x 800 screen resolution.
  • 160 GB hard drive.
  • Win Vista Business OS.
  • Weighs 1.66 kg.

[Price: unavailable]


Here is the link to the product in ebay


Motorola Defy, an Android based smartphone is especially designed for rough usage. Defy is dust- proof, water resistant with 3.7 inch Gorilla glass screen display. With its 5 megapixel camera and LED flash, one can use color effect in their pictures and easily geo-tag them to Google Maps. The smartphone supports 3G network with 2 GB storage and 512 MB RAM with social networks integration.

Motorola Defy comes at a price of about Rs. 18,500/-.


  1. Timex T5G971 Unisex Sports Personal Heart Rate Monitor Watch

What! You have again damaged your watch in the water???!! Now give your dad a chill-pill with the Timex T5G971. The Timex T5G971 is a unisex water resistant watch with digital display. Its buckle is made of polyurethane and the watch can even calculate your heart rate monitor while you are exercising or jogging as well as armed with an alarm system which alerts you when your heart rate runs out of limit. T5G971 is water resistant to a depth of 30 meters with 2 years battery life.

Timex T5G971 comes at a price of $46.50 (Amazon).



Recently Aircel launched the most popular iPhone 4 in India for the first time. So, most of you have definitely broken upon the stores to grab the device. And now you are worrying how to protect your iPhone from this rainfall. Well we have come up with a solution for you! The Rainballet is a waterproof case for iPhone that will keep your device dry even in the water. Whether it’s a swimming pool or a beach or maybe it’s the rain, you can carry your iPhone 4 worry free. The case comes with built- in shock resistant composition for extra protection and Sharpvue ™ lenses for high quality photos through the case.

Rainballet (Model no.: ABD106) comes at a price of $49.95.

[Link:] is the link of the above product in ebay.


Are you tired of your kids dropping your camera in the water so frequently? Don’t blame them, after all they are kids and it’s their job. 😉 The Canon Powershot D10 can be one of your solutions to this problem. D10 comes with 3x optical zoom, 12.1 megapixel with a 2.5 inch LCD screen. It is water resistant to 10m/ 33 feet, shockproof up to 4 feet and freeze proof to 14 degree F.

Now I am sure these features will give a return knock-out to your kid 😉

Canon Powershot D10 comes at a price of $319.95 (Amazon).


While you can check the product out in ebay through this link

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