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Diveboard feature updates : dive shop pages and new layout

by Ksso on July 17, 2012

This update has been pending for more than we'd have liked it to ... but it's a major rework and hence updating the tests took a long while. Anyways, it's finally there, putting us back in our weekly update schedule! This week we have :Dive shop pagesThey're like your personal logbook, only for dive shops. Each dive shop owner can claim their page on diveboard (~5000 have already been created) and customise it with a proper description and picture... and "typical" dives they are doing. The idea here is that dive shops will provide "templates" of the dive with a list of the common species you can encounter, maybe some pictures and notes. Users will be able in the near future to import...

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Largest 360º underwater image

by Ksso on July 09, 2012

National Geographic Fellow Corey Jaskolski's new 3-D technology puts you in the driver's seat and lets you explore the deepest underwater caves and the inner reaches of King Tut's tomb.

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Dive with comfort: the thermo-formed mouthpiece

by Ksso on July 07, 2012

If you have been diving a bit, you may have encountered that jaw muscles fatigue after a long dive where you've been biting that mouthpiece a bit too hard. This is even more common on rental regulators where I've experiences the most oddly shaped mouthpieces ever. Even since I got my own regs, and despite the overall comfort bump they brought me, I kept finding myself over-biting the mouthpiece to ensure it stays firmly in my mouth.I've heard about those thermoformed mouthpieces for a while and when I finally found one in my LDS (local dive shop) I grabbed it and took it for a spin ! I bought the only brand they had: "JAX from DrBrux" which was co-branded by Mares (?) (apparently DrBrux...

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