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Here's what to do if you accidentally get your phone wet. Whether it's a splash, submerging, or flooding, do these things to avoid water damage.
If your old Sony phone or tablet, "deceptively" advertised as waterproof, broke down due to water damage, a 50 percent refund could soon be headed your way.
Wireless charging functionality and improved water resistance are no longer just unfounded speculation for the iPhone 8, 7s and 7s Plus.
After the first thread filled up to capacity, the Google team opened up another one. And to be honest, it's chock full of bezel talk.
While we keep dreaming about the first ever water-resistant iPhone, iOS 10 makes a small step in the right direction with Lightning moisture alerts.
Rumors of Galaxy S7 water resistance are looking more and more confirmed, as Samsung's teasers continue.
Japan Display announced that it's now producing a display that can be used in water. It's a huge Apple vendor, so that's leading people to ruminate.
Japan is a unique smartphone market in that it has some fairly deep store shelves for waterproof devices. Yep, the country that brought fish sausages as styli to capacitive touchscreens really enjoys bathing and texting simultaneously. Sharp’s got those types covered and so does Kyocera now with a new phone that can also handle … soap.
The Kyocera DIGNO Rafre is MIL-SPEC rated for four-foot drops and is also marked IPX5/8 for liquid spray and immersion resistance.The screen, protected by Dragontrail® X glass, functions in water and the device can withstand up [...]
The latest rumors about next year's iPhones point to a waterproof iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, with 3GB of RAM for the latter.
The folks at Caterpillar at back at it again. In addition to the yellow backhoes, drill rigs and articulated trucks, Caterpillar also puts out phones it contracts the Bullitt Group to make. We’ve covered rugged phones from Cat and Kyocera before. Now, we’re hearing of the companies’ newest rugged phone running Android 5.1.
Meet the Cat S40. It’s not the snappiest thing around, but it will put up a defense against the elements:Component Description Screen size 4.7 inches Screen type IPS LCD Glass type Corning Gorilla Glass [...]
We’ve seen hapless Sony try and try and try again to popularize smartphone design that had native waterproofing. Samsung’s had a bit more success with it’s Galaxy S Active series of phones. And relying on sheer popularity, hydrophobia-mania turned the Samsung Galaxy S5 into the lay people’s beach phone. For a long time, we’ve seen Apple pass on the water works to accessories manufacturers for each iteration of the (undercover waterproof) iPhone.
Good news: maybe not anymore. Bad news: just maybe.
According to a source on Weibo, [...]
Some waterproof phones have a lot of caveats in their warraties that make them more "lab waterproof" than "real-world waterproof". That needs to change.
Is Sony smartphone waterproofing all it appears to be, or should you be concerned about some of the manufacturer's warnings?
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!
A new rumor claims that waterproof Sony mid-rangers are about to invade the company's Android lineup.
Give your smartphone salt water to drink, and you're in for a costly replacement. But shouldn't we be past this by now?
Have you ever broken a phone? Several of us here at Pocketnow have, and some of us have not. Take part in our poll and tell us if you have, too!
Sony calls the shooter on the Xperia Z1S the best waterproof smartphone camera around. Watch our video to see if the claim holds up!
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.
We put the CAT B15 up against every waterproof smartphone we've ever reviewed for a quick look at what it does -and doesn't- do better than its competitors.
Waterproof phones like the Galaxy S 4 Active are an excellent step forward, but until we can control them when wet, they're not as useful as they seem.
A waterproof, ruggedized version of Samsung's Galaxy S 4 is here. Find out how it does against the original in our Galaxy S 4 Active vs Galaxy S 4 video!
The S 4 Active is a water-resistant version of Samsung's 2013 halo smartphone. Find out if it's the S4 for you: read our Galaxy S 4 Active review.