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The DeWalt MD501 phone. (Supplied)

DeWalt makes a phone you can kick around

Do you often drop your phone on the floor, accidentally kick it around the room and then, after you finally manage to pick it back up, have it slip out of your hands again and fall into the sink or toilet?

A model poses for photographs with HTC 10, an Android-based smartphone during its launch event in Taitung, Taiwan April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HTC 10 not a perfect 10 — but close

Simplification is the key word when it comes to the HTC latest flagship smartphone. Called the HTC 10, dispensing with the company's annoying HTC One branding, which basically named every phone the same thing, and has a cleaner look than its predecessors.

Basis Peak fitness and sleep tracker. (Supplied)

Basis Peak wristband a good option to help you keep fit

I've never been a big fan of exercise. I own an elliptical and force myself to use it a few times a week, but it's always felt like a chore, like doing the dishes or taking out the garbage — but with a less immediate result. So I wasn't sure what I'd get out of the Basis Peak.

The new HTC One M9 smartphone is displayed during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

HTC One M9 a top-notch Android phone

Those looking to pick up a top-of-the-line Android phone, are most likely looking at Samsung's latest offerings- the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Though slightly less hyped, the HTC One M9 gives the S6 line a run for its money.

Arduboy. (Video Screenshot)

Arduboy - a game console the size of a credit card

Hand-held game consoles have fallen somewhat out of fashion. They're bulky, awkward to put in your pocket and from a computing standpoint, many of these games can be played on a smartphone you're likely carrying around with you anyway.

With Apple's special event in Cupertino, Calif., Sept. 9, many will be falling over themselves to get hold of the new iPhone when it becomes available. <br><br> But if you're not lucky enough to get hold of one, you can at least spruce up your current iPhone with a fancy case. <br><br> So here are some out-of-the-ordinary to give your current iPhone some pizzazz. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

5 crazy iPhone cases

With Apple's special event in Cupertino, Calif., Sept. 9, many will be falling over themselves to get hold of the new iPhone when it becomes available.