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Can mobile devices really be waterproof?

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Author's Note

I actually saw these nanocoating technologies in action at CES 2012 and was really, really impressed. It's one thing to see an iPhone submerged in water -- that's crazy! But it's even crazier to see a Kleenex completely submerged and then removed completely dry. That's how you know this is the real deal. I just hope all the major electronics companies get on board and start making this a mainstream feature for smartphones.

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