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September 04, 2014

Samsung outs Galaxy Tab Active, rugged 8-inch slate w/ C-Pen Stylus

Samsung has introduced another addition to their Galaxy Tab lineup, the Galaxy Tab Active, which is slated to go head-to-head with the also recently-announced Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.

August 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Rover, ruggedized Android with 3,600mAh battery

Cherry Mobile has introduced a new ruggedized Android smartphone that features a dual-core CPU, large 3,600mAh battery, an IP67-certified body, and a sub-Php6k price tag – the Rover.

September 20, 2013

Nikon 1 AW1: World’s first rugged MILC

Nikon has recently added another camera to its 1-series lineup, the AW1. But instead of a photographic upgrade, the imaging giant’s new mirrorless camera gains resistance against water and shock up to some extent, making it the world’s first underwater digital camera with interchangeable lens.

August 09, 2013

SOL, a ruggedized solar-powered laptop

Canada-based WeWi Telecommunications Inc. has came up with a new laptop that is designed for use in military, education and developing nations where electricity is limited. Meet SOL, a ruggedized laptop that is powered by the sun.

January 11, 2013

Panasonic launches Windows, Android ruggedized tablets

Panasonic has recently launched two new members of their Toughpad line of ruggedized tablets designed for “mission-critical and highly mobile workers” – the Windows 8 Pro-powered Toughpad FZ-G1, and the Android Toughpad JT-B1.

September 19, 2014

Wear This: Garmin Fenix 2 Multi-Sport Watch

Garmin has recently introduced the Fenix2 multi-purpose watch in the local market. Targeting multi-sport enthusiasts, the Fenix2 was built to fit the likes of swimmers, hikers, runners, and skiers.

September 16, 2014

Victorinox INOX lands locally, priced at Php27,500

Today marks the official debut of the rugged timepiece from Victorinox Swiss Army called I.N.O.X. Mind you it’s not the typical weather-proof watch that we often see in the tech segment, rather a watch that was ran over by a 64-ton tank and lived to tell about it.

September 12, 2014

HTC to come out with a GoPro-like camera?

It seems like a smartwatch isn’t the only thing keeping HTC busy these days as new rumors suggest that the Taiwanese company is also on its way to venture into sports cameras.

September 01, 2014

August Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

It’s the start of the -ber months and that means we’re just a few months away from the Holidays, which also means we have new exciting gadgets to look out for this season. But before we get excited let’s have a quick glance at the list of gadgets we’ve handled last month which includes the […]

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

August 26, 2014

Microsoft Surface RT 2 gets a USD100 price cut

Microsoft has silently slashed $100 off on all the models of the Windows RT-powered Surface 2 which includes the standard 32GB variant (USD349), the 64GB model (USD449), as well as the LTE-enable version (USD579) which also has a built-in 64GB internal storage.

August 26, 2014

Hoverbike prototype is world’s first flying motorcycle

Hoverbike is an ambitious project that aims to create a flying motorcycle. The initial prototype below looks like a podracer from one of those Starwars movies.

August 01, 2014

AKG K550 Quick Review

There are two kinds of over-the-ear headphones: the closed-back design that prevents sound from leaking out of the cups, and the open-back that doesn’t restrict the sound flowing out. Both have different impact on the sound making people choose one over the other. The AKG K550 claims to blur the line between them by offering […]

July 11, 2014

This case allows iPhone 5/5s to go 300-ft underwater

It’s hard to imagine why would anyone want to bring their iPhone 5/5s with them during a deep ocean dive. But if you happen to know a diver who would want to but can’t, then Thanko may have just something that may tickle their fancy.

June 09, 2014

The CAT B15 is one tough phone, has WFT, and runs Android

Here’s something you don’t see everyday: Heavy machinery expert Caterpillar makes the CAT B15 — an Android smartphone and wraps it up with tough protection. It boasts falling from high drops without any damage, is waterproof, and has wet finger tracking.

May 16, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active leaked specs

A benchmark from GFXBench reveals a specs list of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (model SM-G870). The data shows that the next tough smartphone from the South Korean manufacturer will include a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, Full HD display, and 2GB of RAM. Read the full data after the break.

April 11, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

The Galaxy S5 is the 5th-generation of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line and, like the Apple iPhone, has gone thru many years of refinement. Check out our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S5 after the break.

March 31, 2014

Olympus debuts SH-1, 5-axis IS in tow

In addition to the Stylus Tough TG-3, the Japanese firm also launched super-zoom point-and-shoot camera dubbed as the Olympus SH-1.

March 31, 2014

Olympus launches Stylus Tough TG-3

With the sweltering humidity we’ve all been experiencing, there’s no trace of doubt that summertime is in full swing, and if you’re looking for a rugged camera that you can bring on you upcoming trip, then Olympus might have the right snapper for the job – the Stylus Tough TG-3.

March 27, 2014

Hottest gadgets for the hottest summer trips

Summer is just around the corner and we all know what that means – out of town trips. Whether you’re going to the beach, trekking up the mountains, or simply setting off to an adventure, here are a few gadgets that you might want to bring along.

February 25, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 leaked ahead of launch

Just hours before its imminent announcement, Samsung’s upcoming flagship device, the Galaxy S5, was prematurely exposed in full glory by a handful of leaksters, including a Hardware Zone forum member.

January 17, 2014

Otterbox Armor for the iPhone 5 hands-on

The iPhone, especially the most recent one, is a beautiful but expensive piece of hardware. It’s one of the best smartphones out there but like most gadgets it’s not exactly designed to keep up with a rugged lifestyle. The solution? Otterbox’s Armor series.

January 11, 2014

Top 5 Wireless Speakers of CES 2014

Most of the gears we’ve covered so far in this year’s CES have been laptops, smartphones and cameras. That’s not to say though that there’s no room for new speakers. And for that, we’ve compiled a list of the coolest audio boxes we’ve seen in CES 2014.

January 11, 2014

Nikon 1 AW1: Waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof

Now here’s a pleasant surprise from Nikon, the first waterproof mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) is showcased here at the CES floor. It’s been announced back in September 2013 and now listed on their website for $799.95.

September 13, 2013

Olympus debuts OM-D E-M1 & two PRO lenses

Despite the success that Olympus has been having with their compact interchangeable lens cameras, the imaging company hasn’t totally forgotten about its Four Thirds roots as they unveil their new flagship camera – the Olympus OM-D E-M1.

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