Microsoft has announced that it’s partnering with non-profits to launch a hackathon that will aim to build solutions for women and children facing domestic…
Keen on a super-rugged camera? Olympus has the TG-1, a life-proof point-and-shoot with the body of King Leonidas and the brains of Mickey Rourke. All this for US$400. The little nipper is pictured above.
Anyway, the TG-1 is the XZ-1, only with a super hardcore shell. Remember the XZ-1? Here it is:
What this boils down to is a passable 12-megapixel sensor, 4x zoom, 1080p video recording and a f/2.0 lens.
But of course, it’s rugged. So that means waterproof to 12 metres, shock-proof and dust-proof. It even rocks GPS, which is accurate to 10 meters according to the press release monkeys.
Could this be the first decent marriage between an okayish point-and-click and a life-proof shell? When Gearburn lands one to test, we’ll let you know. Come June, users will be able to get their grubby hands on the Olympus TG-1.