Tag Archive: Tough


Moto Z2 Play India review: A tough balancing act

Motorola improves on the first-generation Z Play in several key areas while sacrificing battery capacity.

While the budget segment in India is overflowing with excellent options, the same cannot be said of the mid-range segment. The ₹20,000 – ₹30,000 ($ 310 – $ 460) tier is underserved, and there is opportunity for brands to make a dent in this category. With the likes of the OnePlus 5 starting at ₹32,999 ($ 515), there are just a handful  [Read More…]

Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook review: Tough, durable and inexpensive

The Lenovo Flex 11 is one tough SOB.

The Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook is a consumer version of Lenovo’s very solid Chromebooks For Education products. It’s built tough — rated to take a 2.4-foot drop and has a water resistant keyboard tray to keep spills out, but still comes in at a very reasonable $ 279.99. Finding a “rugged” Chromebook that’s not EDU branded and uber-expensive isn’t a common thing, so we were instantly interested.

After a  [Read More…]

HTC is learning a tough lesson in mobilizing a fan community to fight U11 reviews

This may not be as bad as first thought, but HTC should know better than this.

HTC is at the center of a disappointing kerfuffle today surrounding its use of the private “Elevate” enthusiast community to dispel misconceptions about the just-launched HTC U11. But as is so often the case, there’s far more to the story than a single slice of a screenshot and lots of jumping to conclusions.

For a company like HTC, its dedicated community  [Read More…]

The Fugoo Tough XL Bluetooth speaker can handle your extreme lifestyle

When big just isn’t big enough.

Whether you’re trying to make the most of limited time out in the wilderness or just need hardware that can take a beating from every day life, there’s definitely a market for extra-sturdy speakers. We’ve had a look at a wide range of rugged Bluetooth speakers to complement such rough-and-tumble environs, but the Fugoo Tough XL is easily one of the most impressive we’ve seen of the bunch.

It’s a  [Read More…]

Spigen Tough Armor case for the Galaxy S7

Heavy-duty protection that won’t feel bulky in your pocket.

Spigen’s Tough Armor line of cases has been defending phones from drop damage for years, and you’ll find the same level of sleek and stylish protection in the Tough Armor case for the Samsung Galaxy S7.

We’ll provide a hands-on review of the Tough Armor’s look and feel in your hand, the patented features Spigen’s built into the case, as well as the overall design and build,  [Read More…]

Scosche’s GoBat 6000 rugged battery is tough enough to meet anyone’s demands (review)

Scosche is one of the most well established mobile accessory makers today, getting its start in 1980 in beautiful Southern California. It has won countless awards for many of its

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Samsung reports Q4 2015 earnings, anticipates tough year ahead for mobile business

Samsung has reported its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2015, noting an operating profit of $ 5.04 billion (6.1 trillion Korean won) on overall revenues of $ 44 billion (53.3 trillion won). This is up from operating profits of $ 4.37 billion (5.29 trillion won) a year ago.

As for Samsung’s mobile division specifically, the company reports that smartphone shipments were down in the fourth quarter while tablet shipments saw a bit of a rise.  [Read More…]

Grab a Case-Mate Naked Tough Case for Galaxy Note 5 today for only $16.95!

This protective dual-layer case for the Galaxy Note 5 offers a smooth transparent finish and an ultra-slim design. It’s lightweight, delivering a stylish profile, and the hard shell and coordinating bumper protects against impacts and scratches.

Case-Mate Naked Tough cases for Droid Turbo 2 are 57% off today only

Show off your Motorola Droid 2 while keeping it protected from impacts and scratches with this dual-layer cover from Case-Mate. Featuring a clear polycarbonate shell with a matching TPU bumper, it retains a slim design while leaving access to the ports and buttons. On sale today for just $ 14.95!

Case-Mate Naked Tough Cases for Galaxy Note 5 are 44% off today

This slim hard case is made of a transparent polycarbonate with a clear TPU bumper to help absorb impacts. Metallic chrome buttons accent and complete the polished look of the Note 5. Snag one today on sale for only $ 16.95!