Our social media feeds are inundated with images of bright beaches with stunningly perfect palm trees

Our social media feeds are inundated with images of bright beaches with stunningly perfect palm trees and the deepest blue water. But even taking your camera to the beach can be risky—sand gets in places you’d never think it could—and most models won’t survive a quick dip in the ocean. You may already own a waterproof camera. The latest top-end iPhones and Android phones are IP rated for submersion for short amounts of time. And the rise of quality smartphones has gone a long way in reducing the number of dedicated point-and-shoots on the market. But even if you’re just taking a quick dip and want to snap a selfie, there are reasons not to take your expensive phone into the water. If you lose it, you’ve lost all the data on it. It’s especially risky for travelers, as documents like boarding passes and hotel confirmations are often stored on your smartphone. And let’s not forget how much a new phone costs, once you’ve taken your monthly payment plan So the answer is to get a waterproof camera. Something that doesn’t cost as much—so if something does go wrong, it’s not the end of the world. Many waterproof cameras are also rugg...

Watch ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Free: Season 11 and Old Episodes

The gadgets, platforms, and software that make your digital life possible. If it bleeps, clicks or blinks, you’ll find it here. Best memes of 2019Reddit 50/50MCU movies orderFemale superheroesRick and Morty season 4Anime movies to watch Tumblr alternativesWho viewed my Instagram?Recover deleted messages in MessengerRepost on InstagramWhat is Reddit Gold?Disconnect Facebook from Instagram Based on the Japanese hit Sasuke, American Ninja Warrior is an action-packed reality series not seen since American Gladiators. Athletes are pushed to their limits as they compete across a handful of incredibly challenging obstacle courses including climbing the 18-foot-tall mega warped wall and the 75-foot rope climb. This season, the qualifying age has dropped from 21 to 19, opening up the challenge to a whole new crop of athletes.  Ninjas who advance to the finals in Las Vegas face up to 23 obstacles on a multi-staged course. Whoever emerges from this champions trial successful wins a cool million dollars. However, if no contestant finishes, the “last ninja standing” takes home $100,000.  The show is hosted by New Celebrity Apprentice winner Matt Iseman and his co-host, former NFL player Akb...