Bring Your Tunes to the Beach This Summer with these Five Waterproof Gadgets


With summer just around the corner, it’s time to get ready to hit the. There are a few waterproof gadgets on the market to help make beach days even better by allowing you to bring along and share your favourite music. These devices are designed to withstand the sand, sun, and—most importantly—water. Check these devices out and get your playlist ready for summer:


Monster SuperStar BackFloat Bluetooth Speaker

The Monster SuperStar BackFloat is a great speaker for beach days. It’s not only waterproof but it’s also designed to float in the water. It has a durable and shockproof shell that protects it from drops and other beach time mishaps. It offers great sound quality and even has a built-in mic so you can take calls on speaker while your phone is paired.


Braven Portable Bluetooth Speaker

The Braven Portable Bluetooth Speaker sports a rugged design and comes in a variety of sizes. The BRV-1, for example, is the size of your palm. If you’re looking for a bit more power, you might want to check out the BRV-X instead. Of course, both models are waterproof and can go for up to 12 hours on a single charge. Like the Monster BackFloat, Braven’s waterproof speakers also feature a built-in mic.


UE Boom Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Another great choice if you’re in the market for a waterproof Bluetooth speakers is the UE Boom. The great thing about the Boom is its cylindrical design, which offers 360 degree sound. Another great feature of Boom speakers is that several can be connected to expand the reach of your tunes. The Boom also offers 15 hours of playback.


Otterbox Preserver and Armor Series' Cases

Now that you’re all set with speakers, it’s time to think about protecting your wireless device from the sand and water. For years, Otterbox has manufactured impressively rugged phone cases to keep devices safe from bumps and drops. Naturally, Otterbox also offers waterproof options to help you keep you device safe and dry, even on beach days. Depending on the model of phone you own, check out the Ottterbox Preserver and Armor series’ of cases.


LifeProof Fre Case

LifeProof is another brand that manufactures rugged phone cases, including a waterproof model: the Fre. The Fre can keep your iPhone safe up to a depth of 6.6 feet. It’s also dirt, drop, and weatherproof.


By Mike Agerbo

May 31, 2016