Sprint to intro Galaxy S8 Active with half-off deal for switchers November 17

If you’re coming to Sprint from another carrier, you can get a $425 discount off the newest and military-spec smartphone from Samsung.

Your phone might die before SanDisk’s new Industrial SD cards do

SanDisk has a trio of new SD products that can endure extreme heat and cold. And they compete really well in the small marketplace.

Kyocera DuraXV LTE is a rugged flip phone on Verizon… for $264

And that’s because it is basically a basic Android-powered flip phone with all the specs needed in that device. There is no touchscreen, but it’s durable.

Acer Chromebook 11 C771 is compact, but rugged and well-stocked

When its proper variants debut in September, the C771 will be the first Chromebook of its size class to feature a Skylake-based Intel Core processor.

Amazon has unlocked LG X venture for all major US carriers

The durable phone with mid-range specifications has jumped out of AT&T exclusivity and onto the open marketplace for a discount.

Clove carries Galaxy Xcover 4 for UK at £249

It’s a durable little phone for cheap and it’s coming on at a price that’s a little more tenuous in the UK than it is in Germany.

Outdoor Tech Rhinos: Rugged Headphones at CES 2017 (Video)

The company’s been making its bones on speakers and batteries meant for the trees, dirt and rivers of our world. These headphones just entered the fray.

Mission start — Nixon’s first Android Wear ships October 10

The Mission is customizable, yet powerful. It can be with you for a 100-meter dive and come back up just fine and ready to play your hype playlist.
Kyocera Hydro Life

Kyocera Hydro Life unboxing: a durable phone for your durable life (video)

The rugged Kyocera Hydro Life is supposed to be durable enough to make more things doable. We’ll see about that! But first, we’ve got to unbox it!

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active review: sturdy, but not “everything-proof”

It looks like a Galaxy S5 on ‘roids, and it’s got enough ruggedization to make a SEAL swoon – but how tough is it? Find out in our Galaxy S5 Active review!
waterproof phones in the shower

Here’s what “water resistant” and “water proof” really mean

Water resistant and water proof mean two entirely different things. The CEO of Archos didn’t fully understand this, do you?

Bring on the salt water smartphones

Give your smartphone salt water to drink, and you’re in for a costly replacement. But shouldn’t we be past this by now?

Empty Nest: what I miss (and don’t) about the Galaxy S 4 Active

Sending review phones back is always a sad moment, but my most-missed phone of the 2013 beach season is easily Samsung’s waterproof Galaxy S4 Active.
nec terrain unboxing

Hands-on with the rugged NEC Terrain (Video)

Not long ago we unboxed and showed off the hardware of the NEC Terrain. But you weren’t content with that, you wanted to see us abuse it. Let’s get to it!
nec terrain unboxing

NEC Terrain unboxing: The world’s most solid smartphone (video)

It’s billed as the world’s most solid smartphone, and today we roll camera as we unbox the latest contender in durable phones: the NEC Terrain.