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VIA creates Viega tablet made for tough environments

The Android tablet market isn’t actually an ideal marketplace for immediate profit, what with all the major players putting out ginormous numbers of different kinds of tablet devices. VIA, a technology company known for making chips for computer motherboards, isn’t the first place you’d look for a top-of-the-line tablet – but what they have is the VIA Viega, a tablet designed specifically for tough and rugged work environments.

Kyocera leak shows sapphire display phone in the works

Sapphire crystal displays might soon be the in thing, probably much to Corning's dismay. Now even Kyocera might be outfitting one of its upcoming smartphones with the almost indestructible material, as seen in this leaked lab test video, which might actually be a perfect fit given the company's line of devices.

Moto X burned and lives to tell the tale

We've different experiments and antics that try to test the resilience of mobile devices, but sometimes the true tests lie not in controlled settings but in real-world accidents. And as a certain Digital Dragon from Google+ discovered, the Moto X seems pretty capable of performing with grace under fire. Literally.
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