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Cat Phones intros rugged, waterproof S61 with enhanced thermal imaging camera

Slated to launch in the second quarter, the Cat S61 is tougher than hell and can withstand anything you throw at it. The updated model also boasts an indoor air quality sensor and laser-assisted measuring tool.

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Lenovo has three new rugged Chromebooks for the education market

These new Chromebooks are built tough and ready for school with support for Google Classroom and G Suite for Education.

Lenovo had some great stuff to talk about at the BETT show in London. Affordable Windows 10 laptops for students made their debut, but what we’re most interested in are the three new Chromebooks designed for the educational market. Lenovo didn’t disappoint, and the new 100e, 300e, and 500e models cover the price points and feature lists of most  [Read More…]

Caterpillar’s rugged CAT 31 smartphone is up for grabs in the US for $329.99

Announced back at IFA 2017 in Berlin, the rugged CAT 31 smartphone by Caterpillar is now available for purchase in the US. Interested parties can grab the sturdy device from the company’s official webshop for $ 329.99 a pop. The Cat S31 might not be pretty to look at, but it’s a robust device which can […]

Zizo cases for the Galaxy Note 8: Rugged, stylish, and a little bit weird

Zizo makes some uniquely designed rugged cases for the Note 8.

Starting at over $ 900, the Galaxy Note 8 is as expensive as flagship phones come. Keeping the Note 8 protected at all times will likely require a case rugged enough to withstand everything that life throws at you along with a tempered glass screen protector, too.

If you know you’ll need that full protection Zizo shipped us their full line of cases for the Note  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone V, Kyocera Dura XV LTE rugged basic phone now available at Verizon

Verizon this week has some news to share with us. The most important part is related to the LG V30 which will (finally) be landing at Big Red on October 5. There’s not going to be a pre-order period for it, which means you won’t have to wait for the phones to start shipping out. […]

Looking for a rugged phone? Here are five models you can buy right now

These days almost everyone uses a smartphone – either for leisure or for work – but there are some people who need their phone to work even in extreme environments. These folks might have a demanding job or lifestyle with constant exposure to environmental hazards. So for them – a rugged smartphone might be the […]

Get a Blackview BV8000 Rugged Smartphone for only $230! (Promoted Deal)

Rugged smartphones aren’t all that common these days. Sure, there are phones with IP67 and 68 certifications, but by and large, most phones still require a bulky case to ensure that they’re protected from drops, spills and other nefarious, potentially phone-ending catastrophes. Blackview, however, has a phone that can withstand it all – the BV8000. […]

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Best Overall Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

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Right now, the Galaxy S8 Active is an AT&T exclusive. Inside, it’s packed with the same stellar components as the rest of the Galaxy S8 family, including a Snapdragon 835 processor and 4GB of RAM. It also offers a massive 4000mAh battery, in addition to a rugged, dust-proof, and water-resistant enclosure. Its 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display is bright enough to  [Read More…]

Acer’s latest Chromebook 11 has a rugged design, 13-hour battery life

Acer built a Chromebook that can withstand the rigors of the classroom.

Acer is rolling out a new Chromebook that’s designed to withstand drops and tumbles. Dubbed the Chromebook 11 C771, the device is compliant with the MIL-STD 810G standard, featuring rubber bumpers on the display and keyboard to give it added resistance to drops. It also has a spill-resistant keyboard, and a 180-degree hinge that allows you the Chromebook to lay flat on a surface.

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Check out this rugged Otterbox case for the OnePlus 5

Popular accessory maker Otterbox has teamed up with OnePlus in order to produce a rugged protective case for the recently unveiled OnePlus 5. The case is available in two color options, Black or Racing Red and will become available for sale for $ 29.95 a pop. For the time being, the Otterbox case is listed as […]