Until manufacturers begin to start coating handsets' hardware with waterproof technology, it's always a worry to take a delicate smartphone on vacation. The possibility that you may accidentally drop your iPhone or other alike device into the water is utterly daunting, so at every waking moment of each and every day, you're burdened by the inevitable truth that your phone could face its demise. What's the point in a vacation if you're constantly stressed? Nothing. What you need is Proporta's brilliant endeavor that has amounted to an effective waterproof case - the Beachbuoy ($19.95).
We're going with "cool and geeky" today as NASA announced the new version of its free iPhone application. Version 1.1 of the app, which allows users to track the positions of the International Space Station and Space Shuttle to see if you may be in the vicinity for a visible sighting opportunity of either one also introduces a high-resolution option for images and a sleep mode on/off toggle (so you can keep your device from going into sleep mode while you track launches). Both of these features can be configured in the iPhone's settings for the app.