Setting ioSafe's Solo on fire: The hottest blog ever!

ioSafe says its Solo external hard drive can withstand extreme heat, so Crave writer Dong Ngo watched it being put to the test.

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ioSafe says its Solo external hard drive can withstand extreme heat, so Crave writer Dong Ngo put it to the test at CES. Here the drive is engulfed in flames. Click on the photo above for more from the demo. Dong Ngo/CBS Interactive

ioSafe claims its disaster-proof Solo external hard drive can survive both water submersion and intense heat. At CES Thursday, the company set out to prove the drive's hardiness by tossing it into a pool for several minutes and then setting it on fire at more than 1,600 degrees. Crave contributor Dong Ngo watched the demo, and reported back on the results. Click here for the full fiery gallery.

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The Solo is designed to withstand water submersion down to 10 feet for up to 24 hours. Here it is at the bottom of a pool in Vegas. Click on the photo above for more from the demo. Dong Ngo/CBS Interactive

 

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