10 great-looking gadgets for the accident prone
Owning the latest piece of technology is fun and exciting, but it can also be expensive, particularly if you're prone to accidentally dropping things. Those shiny new toys do tend to be a bit delicate. And so you're a bit of a clutz, who says that you should be doomed to carry those ugly ruggidized gadgets that look like they've come straight from a hardware store? If you're tired of hearing, "This is why we can't have nice things!" then these 10 tough (but good looking) gadgets might be perfect for you.
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Date 14-08-28 3:50
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- I'm a tech-head — first in line to buy the latest and greatest.
- I'll typically wait for the first wave to pass and the bugs fixed before diving in.
- If it ain't broke, don't fix it. I hang on to my tech goodies for good reason.
- I'm still using a VCR and my late '90s flip phone.