Tag Archive: waterproof


Amazon’s all-new waterproof Kindle Paperwhite is finally on sale

Be a bookworm in 2019.

The older you get, the harder it is to stay in touch with reading. Books are amazing. They’re also bulky, and they can get expensive. Luckily, it’s 2018, and you can have an entire library in your back pocket.

The all-new Kindle Paperwhite is down to $ 99.99 at Amazon. That’s $ 30 off this recent release, and the most significant price drop in its history. It didn’t even go on sale  [Read More…]

How waterproof are running headphones?

Best answer: How waterproof running headphones are is entirely dependent on the IP rating that they have. As a general rule of thumb, you’ll want to look for something with a rating of IPX7 or IPX8 for maximum protection against water.

Amazon: Jaybird X4 ($ 130) Amazon: Soundcore Spirit Pro ($ 50) It all depends on the IP rating

With headphones, smartphones, and just about every tech product we talk about, waterproofing and water resistance is based  [Read More…]

Rock all day long with this $8 waterproof Vtin Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Great sound at a stellar price.

Amazon has the Vtin Portable Bluetooth Speaker available for only $ 7.99 when you clip the coupon on its product page and enter promo code BDUJM9GT during checkout. That’ll save you $ 15 off its average price there; it’s recently sold for up to $ 28 and hasn’t dropped below $ 20 without help from a coupon.

Featuring a sleek red and black color scheme, this portable speaker is compact, lightweight,  [Read More…]

Is the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro waterproof?

Best answer: Yes, the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is waterproof. Its 5 ATM rating means it can survive up to 50 meters of water submersion and can be used while swimming.

Amazon: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro ($ 149)

The GearFit2 Pro has a 5 ATM waterproof rating

Every waterproof/water-resistant gadget comes with a rating that defines what exactly it can withstand, and with the Gear Fit2 Pro, Samsung outfitted it with a 5 ATM one.

5ATM  [Read More…]

Sbode M400 speaker review: Waterproof, lightweight, and ready to rock

With True Wireless Stereo and concise connection controls, Sbode makes it easy to bring the party with you.

Whether you’re looking to liven up study hall, rock out your tailgating experience, or looking for speakers that can play nice with your phone or computer, Bluetooth speakers just keep getting bigger sound, bolder features, and better prices. Sbode’s M400 Bluetooth speaker is one that seems tailor-made to the young, on-the-go music lover. Easy pairing and TWS stereo make  [Read More…]

Keep your devices protected with two Anker waterproof bags for $7

No more bags of rice.

Amazon has a two-pack of these Anker Universal Dry Bag Waterproof Cases on sale for $ 6.99 right now. Usually, these sell for between $ 9 and $ 10. Today’s discount matches the best we’ve ever seen on this bundle.

These bags come in handy for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, or tubing, but they can also make a big difference on beach days or trips to the waterpark. I firmly believe  [Read More…]

Your “waterproof” phone … isn’t (IP ratings explained)

You only need to drop your phone off a boat, or into a puddle, or (yes) into a toilet one time to start yearning for a world in which all smartphones are waterproof. The good news: these days, many of them are at least water-resistant, because they’re tested according to a body of standards called the International Protection codes (think: IP68, IP57). The bad news: they’re probably not as resistant as you think.

Today on the MrMobile  [Read More…]

Keep your stuff safe with one of these $10 BFULL 10L waterproof dry bags

Today only, Amazon’s offering the BFULL 10L Waterproof Dry Bag in your choice of 3 colors for only $ 9.75. These typically sell for $ 14. Black and orange are currently add-on items that will ship with orders over $ 25, but as of press time, the blue bag is available to buy without the add-on restrictions.

These bags received positive customer feedback from the handful of users that left reviews. The bag promises to be tough and  [Read More…]

Best Waterproof Pouches for Android Phones

Brace your phone. Summer is coming.

Whether you’re heading somewhere awesome and wet for your vacation like the Bahamas, or you’re intending to bring your phone along as you go tubing on the Comal River, a waterproof pouch is an easy way to protect your phone from electronics’ biggest enemy: water.

IPX8 cases are widely prevalent, come in many styles, colors, and sizes to accommodate phones both big and small, and since they’re usually big enough for  [Read More…]

Best Waterproof Phone in 2018

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Best Overall Samsung Galaxy S9

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Last year’s best waterproof phone was the Galaxy S8, so it’s no surprise this year’s would be its sequel. Samsung made small changes to the new Galaxy model that make a meaningful difference, but it also left alone what matters here: the phone’s IP68 rating. That means it is safe  [Read More…]