Beach tech: keep your belongings safe and dry at the beach

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DryCase Smartphone Case

Can't bear to be without your iPad or smartphone, even when in the ocean? Need somewhere to stash your car keys while you're off surfing? Keeping your belongings safe at the beach can be tricky, but there are solutions. We take a look at some of the best ones:

DryCASE Smartphone case
The DryCase vacuum seals to keep your smartphone clean and dry in the water, by using a vacuum hand pump to remove all the air. Photos can be taken and upload to Instagram/Facebook when you're up to 100 feet (30 meters) deep in the water. $39.99

Masonboro waterproof backpack
The Masonboro waterproof backpack features a two-way purge valve on the bottom that lets you squeeze out any captured air, as well as trap air inside, allowing the bag to float. What's more, the valve doubles as a draining tool so you can fill it with ice and use the bag as a portable cooler! $89.99

DandyCase is IPX8 Certified for use up to 100 feet (30 meters) deep. With a secure "2 Snap Lock System" and clear sides, the case means you can still take pictures and record videos without worrying about potential damage. A neck lanyard is included. From $10.99

Stash Pocket
The Stash Pocket is a waterproof pouch that can be used as a standalone accessory or integrated into clothing and gear to keep your belongings as close as possible. Currently in the prototype stage, this is definitely one to watch.