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Samsung’s new SDHC cards are hardcore

03/29/2011, Samsung has just unveiled a new line of SD cards that are designed to take a beating or whatever you can throw at them. Okay, maybe not everything but these cards sure look like they can take some punishment. Coming in two categories – Essential (Class...

Klipsch S5i Rugged Earphones

02/04/2011, Don’t you just hate it when your earphones drop into the snow, and you accidentally step on them, water enters the speakers and they become unusable for the rest of the trip? Klipsch understands that, and have come up with a solution to the problem....

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 rugged compact camera

01/24/2011, If you’re shopping around for a new compact camera to suit your active lifestyle, you might want to check out Panasonic’s latest Lumix DMC-TS3. The successor to the TS2 is quite a rugged device and is waterproof up to 40 feet underwater, shockproof to...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10 – 3D Rugged Camera

01/05/2011, [CES 2011] 3D imaging is not interesting in all circumstances, under water shooting is one of the instances where 3D photo can be fully appreciated. To fulfill this need, Sony is offering a rugged camera in its new 3D Cyber-shot lineup: the DSC-TX10 is...

Rugged PS3 mod can be taken to Afghanistan

12/20/2010, If you’ve been reading up on PlayStation and Xbox casemods, you’ll probably have heard of Ben Heck before. Now the modder is back again, cramming a PS3 console into a rugged gaming device designed to be used over in Afghanistan. The console is...

Motorola Working On Two DEFY-like Rugged Phones For Summer 2011

12/17/2010, The Motorola DEFY is a rather popular rugged phone, especially for folks who live an active lifestyle. Now word is going around that Motorola is working on two phones that are similar to the DEFY (pictured), both of which will be released as soon as the...

CTL 2go Classmate PC E11 rugged netbook introduced

12/16/2010, CTL, the name behind the super affordable notebook for students in developing countries, has just introduced yet another notebook. As you know by now, young children who do not know any better could have fingers that are of a larger destructive force than...

GammaTech D12C convertible notebook is one tough cookie

12/15/2010, GammaTech has released its latest rugged convertible notebook computer known as the D12C. Meant for road warriors, this lightweight device is capable of offering decent computing power while ensuring you remain mobile for ultimate flexibility and...

Trimble Nomad 900 Series Outdoor Rugged Handheld Computers

11/09/2010, Windows Phone 7 might be the current gem from Microsoft in the mobile scene, but that doesn’t mean that Windows Mobile is down and out yet just. The mobile OS is still surviving on gadgets such as the Trimble Nomad 900, a yellow rugged handheld...

Rugged Notebooks Announces The Eagle Series Rugged Notebook

10/12/2010, If you don’t like to follow the crowd and purchase a Panasonic Toughbook for your rugged outings, perhaps the Eagle series by Rugged Notebooks might be up your street. The company announced the Eagle series rugged notebook for public safety,...

Sonim XP1300 CORE rugged handset announced

10/06/2010, True to form, Sonim has announced their XP1300 CORE rugged phone to the masses, although it will only hit the market later next month. This is not meant for any average Joe to use, since it will cater particularly for those who work in extremely harsh...

Panasonic Toughbook U1 Ultra just launched

09/23/2010, Panasonic has just launched the Toughbook U1 Ultra, a more powerful version of the existing Toughbook U1. Among the improvements, there is 2GB of memory (versus 1GB previously) and 64GB of solid-state-drive (SSD) storage (versus 16/32GB for the U1). The...

Motorola Launches More Rugged Business Handhelds

09/21/2010, Motorola has added several more business handheld models that offer rugged designs to its portfolio. Though Motorola’s consumer division has been committed to the Android operating system, the company’s enterprise division is still making...