Hitting the ski slopes this winter? Enjoying a swimming pool or nice, warm beach? You’ll probably bring your cell phone (and maybe your passport), right? But how can you keep it dry — and prevent water damage?
We have an incredibly effective and inexpensive (like, under $10) recommendation.
Many new cell phone models can survive beverage spills, falls into sinks, or quick dips into a pool. But they’re not necessarily built to spend long periods of time submerged underwater.
My wife and I bring our phones pretty much everywhere we go — including pools, lakes, oceans, and snow. (Partially for work, mostly to take pictures of our daughter. 🙂 ) We protect our phones with YOSH waterproof cell phone pouches.
We love giving these as gifts to friends and family going on trips to beaches or ski resorts.
Our phones have never once gotten wet during the dozens of times we’ve used the sleeves.
In fact, our nieces and nephews have recorded videos of themselves jumping off diving boards and splashing into pools. The sound recording works just fine and video looks great. (The kids have the videos; otherwise, I’d post some. Maybe I’ll do a demonstration this summer 🙂 ).
YOSH is just one company making waterproof cell phone cases. You can see on this page the dozens of other options. Most appear to work exactly alike.
Protect Your Passport from Rain and Snow!
Most of the waterproof pouches should hold a passport just fine. So if you venture to a foreign country, this is one way to keep your passport dry if you encounter precipitation.
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