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Alright, manly men, hardcore outdoor enthusiasts, war seekers, iPhone haters and, last but not least, Android lovers. We’re back with a new set of rugged gear recommendations. We’ve just tackled the best, most durable tablets around, so this time, we’ll shine the spotlight on some of the toughest smartphones in the world. Better put, we’ll shine it back, as, believe it or not, a lot has changed in the world of John McClane-friendly Android handhelds these past months. Specifically, four brand new contenders want to bid for the...

The Moto 360 smartwatch is widely popular with the masses. And while the device is supplied with a Qi wireless charging dock, users willing to buy another unit can now go ahead and get it via the Play Store. The charging dock was previously listed on Google’s dedicated store but wasn’t available for purchase up until now. Users can also get the charger from Best Buy if they choose to pick it up personally from the nearest outlet. The Play Store pricing has been set at $39.99 which is pretty expensive for a charging cradle,...

With the Nexus 9 already available on pre-order, Amazon has started listing the official cases and covers meant for the tablet. The much rumored keyboard case is listed on the site with a price tag of $129.99, which is quite steep for an accessory. Amazon is also selling the standard case/cover for the Nexus 9 at $39.99. This is more like the Apple Smart Cover and Google has also enabled some nifty software features which work handily with the cover. It seems like customers of the Nexus 9 will have a lot more spending to do in order...

Best Buy has now started selling the spare or replacement charger for the Moto 360 smartwatch through its retail outlets across the U.S. Although the Moto 360 comes with a charger of its own, customers can have a spare charger in handy for work or if they travel frequently. Since this isn’t an ordinary charger, Motorola is charging a hefty $39.99. This is understandable given that it is based on the Qi standard. However, there are multiple Qi based chargers available elsewhere for a lot cheaper, which is worth a look as well. Best...

The makers of OnePlus One have entered the accessories business as of recently. And after launching an affordable pair of earbuds for audiophiles, the manufacturer has now launched a premium pair of headphones called the E1+. Interestingly, OnePlus has launched these headphones in partnership with JBL which is known for its premium line of music accessories. These headphones have been priced at $39.99 and will be available starting this month in key OnePlus markets. The E1+ uses JBL’s 9mm audio drivers, providing optimum sound...

From luxury to commodity to absolute necessity, being able to connect to the web while on the go and carrying your work with you far and wide have taken new meanings in recent years, as conventional PCs lost steam and ultraportable alternatives rapidly gained traction. And whereas most smartphone and tablet owners nowadays still fall in the light to moderate user categories in regards to their productivity and range of tasks completed, there are those who take gadgets very seriously, depending on them not to entertain and amuse, but put...

Stacking up on LTE-enabled gear for the cold season and would love to have something left in your bank accounts at the end of the holiday shopping season? Don’t want to make the choice between a spanking new Android tablet and food, as you’re afraid you’ll die of starvation playing Temple Run 2? Then maybe the wise call would be settling just for a fresh LTE smartphone. But if you listen to our recommendations, it’s virtually impossible to go broke simply from spending, say, $200 on a Moto G 4G. So if the piggybank isn’t completely...

People in the market for a decent wearable will be pleased to know that the Pebble Steel has received another price cut on Amazon bringing the price down to just $169.99. The manufacturer slashed the prices of this E-Ink powered smartwatch from $250 to $200 not too long ago, and this new discount certainly won’t hurt. Bear in mind, the price is only applicable on the brushed stainless steel version of the smartwatch, so you will still have to pay $199.99 for the Black Matte model. This could well be a limited period promotion...