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Intel Convertible Classmate PC – Hands-On

03/05/2010, Tuesday morning, I had the opportunity to get my hands on the new classmate, the computer for kids, designed by Intel. To increase the demand for computing devices more rapidly, nothing is better than acquiring new customers right after they left their...

Panasonic ToughBook C1 Convertible Tablet PC Video

03/03/2010, Editor’s note; this is an updateof the article published yesterday, we added the video 2010 is touted to be the year of the tablet , thanks to the iPad launch; but, the latest Apple luxury toy has nothing in common with the new Panasonic ToughBook...

Sonim XP2 Spirit arrives

02/16/2010, [MWC 2010] Sonim’s XP2 Spirit is now available, being the first 3G handset from the folks over at Sonim. As with other products from its stable, this is one tough cookie, boasting the following specifications which we hope will whet your appetite if...

Pharos 565 announced

02/11/2010, The Pharos 565 was recently announced, where it boasts the distinction of being the first rugged PDA in the world that is powered on the Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system. Not many people use PDAs these days since smartphones are full well capable of...

Panasonic Toughbook H1 Field – Rugged Tablet PC

02/10/2010, [MWC] Today, Panasonic announced the latest model of its Toughbook series, the H1 Field. Geared toward field sales personnel, maintenance workers, first responders and healthcare professionals, the new Panasonic Toughbook H1 Field gets the optional...

Handheld Algiz 7 rugged tablet

02/09/2010, Handheld has rolled out its Algiz 7 rugged tablet that is able to take its fair share of knocks while getting on just fine without missing a beat. After all, it features plus IP65 and MIL-STD 810G ruggedness, running on Windows 7 Professional while...

Olympus µTOUGH-8010 and µTOUGH-6020

02/02/2010, Olympus ups the ante in waterproof devices with the µTOUGH-8010 and µTOUGH-6020, where both of them are not only capable of handling some time completely submerged, they are also tough enough to resist temperatures up to -10°C, with the...

AIS semi-rugged touchscreen tablet

02/01/2010, Will tablets carve out a niche market for themselves? Perhaps, and if you happen to find the tablet a useful device to have in your work situation, why not go all the way and get a semi-rugged version which will definitely come in handy especially if you...

Samsung Stylish And Rugged Hard Drives

01/08/2010, Samsung has announced its line of stylish and rugged hard drives at CES 2010. You’ll be able to pick them up in 3 different physical sizes, 1.8”, 2.5” and 3.5”. The drive should be tough enough for it to survive drops and also...

New USB Drives From LaCie

01/06/2010, If you’re looking for a fashion-conscious USB drive, then the CooKey and WhizKey from LaCie might be up your street. Both are waterproof and offer you data transfer speeds of up to 30MB/s. These drives will set you back $20 for the 4GB version, and...

Seal Cell Dishwasher Safe Cell Phone

01/06/2010, The folks over at Seal Shield have come up with a rather interesting device, dubbed the Seal Cell. The phone is touted as the world’s first dishwasher safe cell phone, as it’s waterproof. With that in mind, you’ll be able to regularly...

Samsung CF and SD rugged memory cards

12/09/2009, Samsung knows that some of us do experience a rough and tumble lifestyle, which is why they just introduced a new line of rugged memory cards that will target the UK market. Both the CF plus and SD plus cards are waterproof, being able to remain 24 hours...

Casio Exilim EX-G1, the first born in Casio’s Endurance line

11/18/2009, With the Exilim EX-G1, Casio enters in for in the rugged camera territory with a camera that can thrive in places where most cameras wouldn’t even survive. With its two-layer body (steel + polycarbonate), the Exilim EX-G1 is protected from shocks,...

Casio IT-800 RGC-35 industrial PDA

11/12/2009, Casio has a new industrial PDA for the masses – the IT-800 RGC-35 which ought to be able to handle a whole lot of knocks without suffering from a performance decline. It wil feature a 3.7″ VGA display alongside a low-reflection touch panel...