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Rugged Notebooks Introduces Eagle Series

Rugged Notebooks makes just what the name suggests notebook computer for the demanding work place, like the military, police and fire, or anyplace where a ty...

Algiz XRW Rugged Notebook Announced

Today, Sweden-based Handheld Group announced the newest addition to their rugged computer lineup, the Algiz XRW. The company claims that this 10.1-inch notebook...

Rugged Samsung NB30 Netbook Unboxed

The Samsung NB30 netbook that was revealed at CES 2010 was one of my show favorites. Internally the NB30 has similar spec to the variety of Intel N450 powered n...

Dell Latitude E6400 XFR Rugged Notebook Introduced

dell-latitude-e6400-xfr_front-open-wideDell's unveled the Latitude E6400 XFR, a rugged notebook that's designed to stand up to whatever first responders, and military personnel can throw at it. The E6400 XFR meets and exceeds 13 military specifications.

ThinkPads Get Tough, Meet Mil-Spec Standards

Lenovo's designated eight ThinkPads for use in semi-rugged computing environments such as construction sites and police vehicles. Eight ThinkPads meet military specification (MIL-SPEC) standards, which mean they can stand up to vibrations, extreme temperatures, dust and other hazards. Lenovo's now offering an optional 680-nit display for the ThinkPad T400 to improve viewability in outdoor applications.
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xTablet T8700 Waterproof Tablet Goes Swimming

Most notebooks don't mix well with liquids, but the XTablet 8700 from Mobile Demand is no ordinary computer. The xTablet T8700 exceeds military specifications for ruggedness and its makers claim it has a lower total cost of ownership than non-ruggedized PCs In the below video, Conrad from RuggedPCReview demos how the XTablet T8700 still functions while holding it under water in his swimming pool. He takes it a step further and puts on his scuba gear to show that the tablet can withstand being fully submerged under a few feet of water.