Buffalo MiniStation Extreme and DriveStation Axis Velocity external hard drives

If you’re in the market for new external hard drives, Buffalo has just announced two new external hard drive models – the MiniStation Extreme and the DriveStation Axis Velocity, both of which will support the USB 3.0 standard, allowing fast transfer rates assuming of course your computer has USB 3.0 ports to begin with.


ASUS TOUGH shows up in Japan, headed to KDDI

Earlier we had reported that Japan carrier KDDI had plans to release several phones as part of the Winter lineup, and that the Kyocera Digno ISW11K was one of the devices listed. However, not content with just launching smartphones and feature phones, part of that lineup will also include the ASUS TOUGH ETBW11AA.


iPhone 4 Action Case lets you record your extreme sport stunts

If you’re an extreme sports fanatic and would like to capture yourself performing death defying jumps and tricks from your point of view, there’s a good chance you’ll probably have to invest in some pretty expensive gear. However if all you have on you is an iPhone 4 and $50 to spare, perhaps this Action Case could be just what you need while on a budget.


NEC launches ShieldPRO N22G rugged PC

Japan seems to love rugged devices, what with the Fujitsu Arrows waterproof tablet that was announced about a month ago, and now it looks like yet another rugged device for the Japanese market has surfaced in the form of the NEC ShieldPRO N22G rugged PC. It was made available in Japan today and based on its looks, we’re guessing it’s probably going to appeal to a rather niche market.


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Sonim XP5300 Force 3G to arrive in Europe soon

Sonim Technologies, the name behind the world’s toughest phone, will be working to roll out the XP5300 Force 3G in Europe. This is an ultra-rugged handset that will target hard hat-wearing workers who plunge themselves into extreme and remote environments each time they go to their “office”, or even for folks who just love spending time outdoors and do not want to fret or worry about their phone.The Sonim XP5300 […]


Motorola Admiral caught on camera

Back in early August we reported that some of Sprint’s upcoming handsets had been leaked in name, and one of those devices was the Motorola Admiral, whose photos and specs have just surfaced.


GammaTech S15C2 is another rugged notebook

GammaTech is no stranger when it comes to creating tough, military grade notebooks, and so the company’s announcement of a new product comes as no surprise. It has just announced the a new addition to its Durabook rugged notebook line – the S15C2. Drop, shock, dirt and spill resistant, this Military 810G standard device is designed to follow you wherever you will go.The S15C2 packs a 15.6″ FHD LCD (1920 […]


Sonim XP3300 Force officially “World’s Toughest Phone”

Rugged devices tend not to have the most impressive specs in terms of hardware performance, but we’re guessing that those who require rugged devices probably aren’t too fussed about which company’s processor their device is running on and how big the camera’s sensor is. But when a rugged phone enters the Guinness World Records as the “World’s Toughest Phone”, it’s something worth checking out.


Arriva Leo: headphones for extreme sports

Love parachuting off the side of a mountain, or skiing in the snow, but don’t enjoy the silence that comes with the activity? Well, you could always put on some music, but most headphones just don’t stay on that well when you’re moving around a lot and at high speeds. Well, that’s where the Arriva Leo comes in. This new Bluetooth wireless rugged headset was designed just for people like […]


A-Data SH14 rugged external hard drive

One of the reasons people get external hard drives is so that they can carry them around and bring them wherever they go. Naturally all this back and forth will more than likely result in the occasional drop of the hard drive, which can be cringe-worthy, especially if it’s from a great height.


Panasonic ToughBook S10 Announced

Panasonic is updating its ToughBook S9 model with the release of the ToughBook S10, a 12.1-inch business-rugged notebook that weights only 3 lbs with an integrated DVD drive. The next-gen device offers a faster processor (Intel Core i5-2520M vPro™ -2.5GHz), USB 3.0 and 2.0 support, enhanced battery life (12.5 hours standard, impressive!) and increased RAM (4GB expandable to 8 GB) compared to the S9.Business-rugged means that the S10 can survive […]


Transcend JetFlash T35 is another rugged USB flash drive

A few days back we reported on the Silicon Power Touch 835 USB flash drive that the company claimed was rugged and could withstand certain elements of nature. Well perhaps in a bid not to be outdone, Transcend has released a new flash drive which is part of their JetFlash series, the T35 USB flash drive.


Durabook U12C from GammaTech

No, GammaTech is not a fictional company that churns out gamma rays to bring Incredible Hulk to life – instead, it is well versed with tough and durable notebooks for folks who work in extreme environments – and their latest effort has resulted in the Durabook U12C. Just what is the Durabook U12C able to offer? For starters, how about a convertible swivel LCD touch screen display that lets you […]


LaCie Rugged Mini is one tough hard drive

Looking for a portable hard drive that can handle the abuse of being dropped or bumped against a wall – not because you purposely like to throw electronics around, but because you have butter fingers. Well you’re in luck, because they actually make products for people like you! LaCie has just announced a new addition to its lineup of shock- and drop-resistant portable hard drives; the Rugged Mini.