The Most Durable Smartphone of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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The most durable smartphone of 2016 is the Droid Turbo 2. This phone claims to be the first shatterproof smartphone, and it appears that the phone lives up to those claims. In a test, the phone was dropped 900 feet, and it received only cosmetic damage — it was still fully functional.

The Most Durable Boots Available

by Patrick Hyde •

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The most durable boots available are the Boss Engineer boots by Wesco. They are hand-crafted with the highest quality leather and have an extremely durable vibram sole. Wesco boots are hand-made in the United States and are resoleable. With proper maintenance, they can last a lifetime.

The Most Durable Tent of 2016

by Colin Payne •

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The most durable tent of 2016 is the Hilleberg Anjan 2. This 3.6 pound tent is made with top-tier materials and it is very strong. The tent was tested with a wind machine for six hours, and it survived admirably.

The Thinnest Laptop of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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The Microsoft Surface Book is the thinnest laptop of 2016 that runs Windows 10. This powerful machine is just half an inch wide and has a 13.5-inch screen. The MacBook Pro is the thinnest Apple laptop. It is just as thin as the Surface Book, measuring .51″ at its thickest point.

Laptop With The Longest Battery Life

by Patrick Hyde •

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The Lenovo ThinkPad T450s’s capability to browse the internet for over 15 hours without a charge makes it the laptop with the longest battery life. The ThinkPad T450s starts at around $1070 and the extended battery is available for around $80.