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Published: October 30th, 2019


Panasonic launches new Toughbook 55 in Canada

Panasonic yesterday launched the Toughbook 55 (FZ-55) laptop as the replacement to the Panasonic Toughbook 54, a ruggedized laptop designed for work harsh climates. Toughbook 54 Toughbook 55 Processor 7th-gen dual-core Intel Core

Published on: September 10th, 2019 Tom Li

Dell releases latest Rugged laptops

Today Dell released three new laptops for use in extreme conditions, adding to its lineup of Rugged devices. The new Latitude 7424 Extreme, Latitude 5424, and Latitude 5420 all have passed MIL-STG-810G testing,

Published on: October 23rd, 2018 Tom Li

Panasonic ToughBook hits a milestone

Back in 1997 when Panasonic launched the ToughBook it entered a very crowded marketplace. There were more than 25 brands of hardware at the time. Do you remember these names: Compaq, DEC, Gateway,

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Panasonic reveals two new rugged devices

Panasonic Corporation has announced two new additions to its Toughbook family. On Thursday the Japanese company unveiled the new 10.1” FZ-AZ Android Toughpad, an Android 6.0 Marshmallow-powered tablet aimed at enterprise users, along

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

All Hands on Tech: Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme 14

Today we’re reviewing Dell’s Latitude 14 Rugged edition. It's much like the laptop that you saw Mark Watney using in space in The Martian. While this tough book wouldn’t survive exposure to the

Published on: February 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Rugged Dell laptop features flipping screen

At first glance, the new Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme convertible looks just like any other rugged-ized laptop from the computer and server company. But play a bit with its 11.6-inch screen and

Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

All Hands on Tech: Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

If you're as clumsy as I am, you'll want to take a look at Panasonic's Toughpad tablet line. It's a very portable tablet that's made to take a beating. Panasonic calls describes this

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Motorola Defy Pro survives drop and dunk tests

Smartphones are such useful tools that we like to carry them with us wherever we go. But that can sometimes result in doling out some serious punishment in the form of drops and

Published on: July 27th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Dell’s rugged tablet stands up to punishment

Apple's launch of the iPad 2 tablet yesterday caught a lot of attention online and reaffirmed the company's dominance in the tablet market. The iPad 2 is an upgrade that competes well against

Published on: March 3rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Seven super-tough devices that can weather the worst disasters

You know that you should guard your expensive electronic equipment. You don't use your cell phone in the shower, you dive to catch a falling hard drive before it hits the ground, and

Published on: September 2nd, 2009 Sarah Jacobsson

Dell’s brawny new notebook

Bullet-proof is the word that comes to mind when you first glimpse Dell's rugged business notebook – the Latitude E6400 XFR.Forget about slim and sexy MacBooks or pretty bite-sized netbooks. If you're into

Published on: August 6th, 2009 Nestor Arellano