Casio G'zOne Boulder Mil-Spec Cellphone Crammed with GPS, Compass,…

Casio's G'zOne rugged-ass cellphone has been updated yet again, and this time it's called the Boulder. The Mil-Spec clamshell's got GPS, a 1.3MP camera, an LED lantern, microSD support and a digital compass in its shock-, dust- and water-resistant frame. The Boulder is out now in black or orange for $130 after 2-year… » 7/28/08 6:00pm 7/28/08 6:00pm

Casio's Incredibly Sturdy G'zOne Cellphone One Gets Abused

Casio's G'zOnes are nothing if not sturdy, which is why people who favor ruggedness over any other feature are picking these up. Just how unbreakable are these things? Incredibly. Our buddy Danny from Wired took these outside so both a football team and a soccer team could throw it around. Check out the video to see… » 3/31/08 6:15pm 3/31/08 6:15pm

Quick Read Verizon G'zOne Type-S Review and Gallery (Verdict: Awesome…

We posted a teaser about the follow-up to the original G'zOne. Today, Verizon Wireless is rolling it out, the G'zOne Type-S, a shock- and weather-resistant baby with some sweet design features built by Casio. Now I can tell you how I really feel about it. Check out the gallery below, then jump for my two cents (and… » 5/31/07 9:13am 5/31/07 9:13am

New, Less Fugly G-Zone Phone Heading to Verizon

Verizon's first G-Zone phone was rugged as hell, but lacking in the looks department. Its new G-Zone phone, the Type-S, packs the same military-style features as its predecessor, but in a package that's a little more appealing. It's not that big of an upgrade, but the glossy shell, internal antenna, and touch of blue… » 4/20/07 12:00pm 4/20/07 12:00pm

Verizon G'zOne Review: Hard Ass Phone Can Also Swim

Verizon customers are used to getting beat up by their provider, but at least now they can pass the abuse onto their phone. Literally. The G'zOne is Verizon's military brat, capable of withstanding 140-degree (F) temperatures, 40 mph winds, and even a few dunks in the pool. The rugged phone has a 2.2-inch display… » 10/23/06 7:27pm 10/23/06 7:27pm