This post is brought to you by our advertiser, Speck.
Yesterday, you got acquainted with our veteran bike messenger, Mikey Quackenboss. He's been working in the city for five years with the scars and stories to prove it, and says he wouldn't trade them for anything.
You already saw him ride through a particularly gorgeous New York afternoon, giving his phone—in a military-grade Speck case—a run for its money. But did it make it through the day? Let's see how he fares this time around.
This weekend, Speck is screening a cut of its Long Live the Machines digital projection—and giving away military-grade cases—all over NYC. Join in starting at 6pm on 12/5 in Union Square, on 12/6 at N. 6th and Wythe, and on 12/7 at 6th and 28th.
For more info on Mikey's case, check out it out here. Speck has tested a number of its cases and determined that the identified cases meet or exceed certain standards often used by the military to determine effectiveness of protection. To be clear, this does not mean that your devices will never break. If you drop them hard enough, or from high enough, or at just the wrong angle, your device may still be damaged.