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Japan builds phones to survive trips into toilets

Japanese women are so fond of their phones, they even use them in the shower, say manufacturers. This makes waterproofing a must – also good against rainstorms and accidents while texting on the toilet. Panasonic and Fujitsu are touting their waterproof and dust-proof phones as they seek to charm the overseas market at the world’s biggest mobile phone show in Barcelona this week.