Tag Archive: waterresistant


Resist the urge to go swimming with your water-resistant Android phone

Not unless you like living on the edge, anyway.

Every so often, we have to be reminded of a harsh reality — phones just shouldn’t be used in water, even if they’re built to. The advent of water-resistant smartphones has paved the way for swimming with your phone and potentially dropping it in the pool without having to be immediately stressed out about an insurance claim. Yay!

Or not. Although companies are increasingly making smartphones with IP68  [Read More…]

The water-resistant Oontz Angle 3 Bluetooth speaker is down to $20 today

Boom. Boom. Pow.

The Oontz Angle 3 portable Bluetooth speaker is down to $ 19.99 on Amazon. We’ve seen several deals on these speakers in the past dropping them from a regular $ 35 price to $ 25, but this price matches the sort of sale you’d see on Black Friday or something similar.

The Angle 3 has room-filling volume with extra bass. It is resistant to splashes, rain, dust, and sand. You can use it indoors  [Read More…]

Protect your favorite gear with these water-resistant Pelican cases on sale today

One of Amazon’s daily Gold Box deals features a selection Pelican cases and luggage. These cases come in a variety of sizes, prices, and purposes. Some are waterproof dry boxes, some are filled with foam for tight packing, and some are designed to fit in standard overhead bins. This is a one-day only sale.

Here’s a few of the ones on sale:

Pelicase 1610 for $ 202.49 (from $ 270) 1300 Camera Case for $ 37.54 (from $  [Read More…]

The first water-resistant BlackBerry phone is coming this October, sans keyboard

Fans of BlackBerry handsets, listen to this! TCL – the company in charge of manufacturing BlackBerry phones now – recently confirmed to Engadget that a new all-touch BlackBerry handset is coming soon (that means no QWERTY keyboard included). The upcoming phone will mark a first for the company – as it is going to sport […]

LG G8 launches as a water-resistant mini LG V20

A new member of the LG Q family just made a debut into the world. The phone dubbed Q8 is basically a mini version of the LG V20 complete with a metal body, dual camera setup and a secondary display on top for quick access to contacts, tools and apps. The phone carries a shrunken […]

Best Water-resistant Bluetooth speakers

Choose a great water-resistant Bluetooth speaker and singing in the shower will sound better than ever!

Bluetooth speakers are one of the most convenient ways to listen to music from pretty much any device. If you get yourself a water-resistant one, you don’t have to worry about it getting wet. Enjoy a poolside singalong by getting yourself a quality, water-resistant Bluetooth speaker. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites!

UE Wonderboom Braven BRV-X UE Roll 2  [Read More…]

FRESHeBUDS: water-resistant wireless earbuds for $29 (DEAL)

Quick, what are your plans for this coming summer? We’re willing to bet that a lot of what you might like to do involves being outdoors — and likely with your phone and some accompanying music.. And when you’re at the mercy of the elements, you can run into the occasional rain shower or downpour.

Best water-resistant Bluetooth speakers

Choose a great water-resistant Bluetooth speaker and singing in the shower will sound better than ever!

Bluetooth speakers are one of the most convenient ways to listen to music from pretty much any device. If you get yourself a water-resistant one, you don’t have to worry about it getting wet. Enjoy a poolside singalong by getting yourself a quality, water-resistant Bluetooth speaker. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites!

Braven BRV-X Archeer Monster Superstar Backfloat  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 seems to be water-resistant, but not water proof

Yesterday we saw the new Samsung Galaxy S6 receive a beating that it handled surprisingly well. Following that, we have another test that shows what the phone can handle when water is involved. If you were hoping to take your Galaxy S6 SCUBA diving with you, this news will be disappointing to you (though, you really shouldn’t take any phone SCUBA diving…).

A YouTuber by the name of TechSmartt did a water test on Samsung’s newest flagship to see  [Read More…]