Kyocera Brigadier Review

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The Kyocera Brigadier is a rugged smartphone that delivers a good smartphone experience at a very affordable on contract price. Users looking to replace the Casio G’zOne Commando 4G LTE with something a little tougher and more modern need to look at this option. The same goes for users that need to put a Lifeproof case around […]

7 Best Waterproof Smartphones for 2014

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A waterproof smartphone can mean the difference between wiping a phone off and paying hundreds of dollars for a replacement. There are many waterproof android phones on the market and a growing number of waterproof iPhone 5s cases to deliver a similar experience. Waterproof smartphones are not new, but for 2014 we see a wider range […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Leak Shows All Ahead of Launch

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With the Samsung Galaxy S5 now available around the globe and from multiple carriers throughout the United States, consumers are starting to look forward to what else the company has in store. While we’ve been hearing about a Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime lately, something else should arrive much sooner. Galaxy S5 Active rumors initially started […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Water Test Videos Show Off Major Feature

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 is a new water-resistant smartphone that can survive underwater for up to 30 minutes according to Samsung. A new series of videos put the water-resistant claims to the test, and show how the Galaxy S5 camera performs underwater. While the Galaxy S5 is not waterproof or designed to be used underwater […]

New HTC One Can Survive Water like the Galaxy S5 (Video)

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Today HTC officially unveiled the brand new HTC One (M8) smartphone for 2014. Replacing the original One from last year with a new and improved model in many key areas. Following countless leaks of the hardware, software, specs, and camera, there weren’t too many surprises left when HTC took the stage this afternoon and announced […]

Dell Brings Rugged Toughness to Classroom Laptops

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Dell is focusing on the education segment in its latest introduction of ruggedized notebooks for the classrooms. The newly introduced Latitude 13 Education Series brings the best of the Latitude brand in an affordable, durable package that’s fit for schools and everyday handling from students. While durability and ruggedness is a core focus of the […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 May Gain Missing Galaxy S5 Feature

Samsung could be planning a waterproof Galaxy Note 4 as this feature may not make the cut for the Galaxy S5.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 which insiders expect to see this fall could steal one of the Samsung Galaxy S5 features rumored earlier this year and then rumored as removed. Samsung is preparing to announce the Galaxy S5 at an event later this month and despite initial rumors that the smartphone would come with a […]

Sony Xperia Z1s Release Delivers 20.7MP Camera to T-Mobile

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Sony announced the company’s latest flagship smartphone for the US earlier this month at the annual Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, and now less than a few weeks later it’s available online and in stores. After launching initially with online-only orders, starting today the impressive Sony Xperia Z1s waterproof smartphone can be yours on […]

CAT Brings Rugged Good Looks B100 Feature Phone

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CAT had created an Android smartphone in the past and now the construction machinery company is rolling out with a CAT B100 phone. Unlike CAT’s first endeavor, the B100 is actually not a smartphone; rather the device is a feature phone. Metal sides, protected ports, and CAT’s black and yellow photo scheme with a rubber […]

Samsung to Shrink Galaxy S4 Active to ‘Mini’ Size?

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Samsung’s Galaxy S4 family is getting a little crowded with devices ranging from the flagship Galaxy S4, the Galaxy S4 Mini, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, and the Galaxy S4 Active. A recent FCC filing suggests that Samsung may add yet another member to the Galaxy S4 family in the form of a Galaxy S4 Active […]

OtterBox Armor iPhone 5 Case Review: Waterproof, Rugged and Amazing

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The OtterBox Armor iPhone 5 case is waterproof iPhone 5 case that can withstand a 10 foot drop to concrete, hand being crushed and keep dust and snow off the iPhone. OtterBox is well-known for the Defender Series, but the new Armor OtterBox iPhone 5 case ups the game dramatically to deliver features found on […]

First iPhone 5s Waterproof Case: A ZipLoc Bag

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The iPhone 5s is still a fairly new device, so there aren’t very many accessories for it just yet, and this includes waterproof cases. We should be seeing waterproof cases for the iPhone 5s pop up sooner or later, but it’ll be a little tricky given that the iPhone 5s has that nifty new Touch […]

In Spite of Sony’s Marketing Claims, Xperia Z Drowns Under Water

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Despite Sony’s claims that the current flagship Xperia Z is a waterproof phone, users are reporting that some units may suffer from poor build quality that compromises the device’s waterproof performance. The slim and attractively designed smartphone was initially debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year showing off impressive specs, including a 13-megapixel […]

AT&T Makes Good on Waterproof Promise of Galaxy S4 Active

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Following reports that the Galaxy S4 Active (reviewed) may not be as waterproof as Samsung and AT&T would like you to believe, the Rethink Possible network is now making good on its promise with customers by allowing users to make a one time exchange of water damaged phones. The program will allow users whose phones […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Review

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This year, we’re beginning to see a trend where waterproof phones that fit the active lifestyle are coming with specs that are worthy of a flagship phone, and the Galaxy S4 Active from Samsung, an AT&T exclusive, is no different. Samsung is really diversifying the Galaxy S line, with the Galaxy S4 being the flagship […]

Top 5 Waterproof Smartphones to Kickstart Your Summer

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Whether you’ve got mildly butterfingers and are prone to spills or a wild summer of fun planned, these five waterproof phones will complement your wet and active lifestyle. Some on the list are rugged and are mil-spec tested while others are just waterproof designs. These five phones show that waterproof and rugged doesn’t always mean […]

Lumnia 925 and Xperia Z Launching July 14 on T-Mobile

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July 14 will be a big launch day for U.S. carrier T-Mobile as there will be two high-end devices that will become available to customers on that date. According to leaked internal documents obtained by TmoNews, it appears that the flagship Nokia Lumia 925 with Windows Phone 8 will launch on July 14 alongside the waterproof […]