Quick take: CAT S41 rugged smartphone (video)
Are you a contractor who measures phone life-expectancy in weeks? If you need a bulletproof handset (maybe literally) with extreme battery life, I think the CAT S41 is definitely worth considering. You might just want to wait for a sale.
BLU Tank Xtreme 5.0 enters rugged smartphone arena with large battery, low price
The $130 BLU Tank Xtreme 5.0 Android smartphone goes big on adrenaline and muscles, not so much on actual mainstream specifications.
Kickstarter takes in Outdoor Tech Rhinos, rugged wireless headphones [UPDATE]
The Rhinos are a pair of wireless headphones billed to withstand plenty of abuse from the elements including several forces of nature.
Rugged Kyocera DuraForce PRO adds Verizon-exclusive Sapphire Shield display, costs $408
Verizon is the third US mobile operator to carry the rugged, action camera-packing Kyocera DuraForce PRO, but it’s the first to get a sapphire display.
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.
The LG V10 survived its first dumb drop
Time slows to a crawl as I watch the LG V10 lazily arc, a slow parabola with a backspin, landing perfectly on its side, on a concrete parking divider… Read more!
A freezer, a pool, and multiple drops: how we smashed the AT&T Kyocera DuraForce XD (Video)
The Kyocera Duraforce XD gives off a monster first impression, but how well does that thicker, reinforced casing, stand up to tough conditions?
Galaxy S6 Active review: Samsung gets rugged right
After three tries, Samsung finally nails the durable smartphone. Find out whether it’s the phone for you in Pocketnow’s Galaxy S6 Active review!
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!