The Really Useful Podcast

No so long ago, phones would be dead as soon as they were dropped, or got a bit wet in the shower. These days, they can withstand high impacts and remain undamaged underwater for hours. 

This week, we look at water-resistant and rugged phones, exploring what was behind this design change and which highlighting which phones are particularly hardy.

As ever, we kick-off with the tech news that matters:
These waterproofing and ruggedisation explainers will come in useful:
The show closes with the following recommendations:

Christian Cawley and Gavin Phillips host this podcast. You can contact them on Twitter: @thegadgetmonkey and @gavinspavin, with your suggestions for future topics. Oh, and don't forget to leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!

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What is The Really Useful Podcast?

Struggling with your tech? Don't understand what's going on in social media? Just want to use your phone, tablet, laptop, or even your TV without losing your grip?

We're here to help you out!

Our team of inspirational technology writers are ready with words of encouragement to help you through any problem you're facing with your PC, social media account, home theater, whatever!

Want to get to grips with your tech? Hit play!