Harman International announces waterproof Bluetooth JBL Boombox

HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, introduces the JBL Boombox. A portable Bluetooth speaker, the JBL Boombox keeps the music experience going for up to 24 hours, thanks to a powerful, long-lasting battery. The newest member of the JBL portable speaker family, it's also the biggest portable speaker available, weighing in at…

Sony releases “underwater” apps for waterproof phones

One of the most talked about features of the Sony Xperia Z2 is the fact that it is waterproof. This means that it can take a dunk under water and still be fine. To promote this, Sony has released six apps designed for use underwater. Whilst not earth-shattering, they do sound fun. According to Geek,…

Nikon's first rugged camera revealed as the Coolpix AW100

Nikon may be a little late to the party when it comes to rugged, tough cameras, but at least their first offering (the Coolpix AW100, revealed today) is packed to the rafters with nifty features. Shockproof from heights of 1.5…

First Look: Olympus TOUGH TG-610 and TG-310 Digital Cameras

Olympus has launched the new TG-610 and TG-310, the latest cameras to join their TOUGH line. As with their other TOUGH cameras, both the TG-610 and TG-310 are waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof allowing you to take great photos and…

Sonim launch world's most rugged phone, the XP1300 Core

Are you about to get your Ray Mears on and go on an epic trek around the world's most extreme terrain? Or perhaps just a browse around a particularly chaotic Primark? If either of those sounds remotely up your alley,…

Video: Motorola Defy hands on preview

Motorola this morning revealed their hard-as-nails Defy handset. Dust and scratch resistant as well as waterproof, Tech Digest went hands on with the Android 2.1 smartphone. Click here for the full spec run down, or click above to check…