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Nokia's made a name for itself in manufacturing tough phones, without feeling the need to tack words like "rugged" or "active" to the model name. That being said, it doesn't mean the phones can necessarily handle a good ol' fashioned grape stomping. It's a shame, considering the 41 megapixels of wine tasting the phone is capable of capturing.
Sure, the purple juice, along with an assortment of skins, stems, and water, turned out the lights on the 1020. However, given Nokia's nature, we believe there's a chance it can be revived. … Read more
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active went head-to-head with the rulers of the animal kingdom. The rugged phone did in fact hold its own against a 31-year-old African Bush elephant, which is pretty impressive... However, a tank full of dolphins and a baby giraffe (named after San Francisco Giants 1st baseman, Brandon Belt) proved the S4 Active to be a little less rugged.
That being said, unless you swim with a school of dolphins in your backyard pool, or keep a towering 1300 lb. giraffe as a pet, the phone should be just fine. Fine, of course, after a little loving … Read more
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For this season's round of giveaways, we'll start it off with the Kindle Paperwhite. After being named "the classic beach device," this thing almost handled itself in the face of turmoil. While the sun, heat, and lava rock were mostly a breeze, the Kindle fell at the hands of the Pacific Ocean. If a lucky new owner can somehow get the thing working again, we'd love to see it live long enough to pump out one more good read.