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Rugged Box PCs: ARBOR FPC-7900 and FPC-7901 rugged Box PCs

<b>ARBOR Technology FPC-7900 and FPC-7901/02/03</b><p><b>Robust Box PC with Intel 7th generation Core processors or Intel 6th generation Xeon CPU</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Kaby Lake

Rugged Notebooks: GammaTech DURABOOK R8300 2016

<b>GammaTech DURABOOK R8300</b><p><b>3rd gen of ultra-rugged, no-compromise notebook for the toughest jobs gets substantial tech update</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Laptops

Rugged Tablets: Teguar TRT-5180-12

<b>Teguar TRT-5180-12</b><p><b>For when you need a tough Windows tablet with some extra screen real estate and plenty of connectivity for complex work in the …

Laptops

Rugged Embedded PCs: Winmate EAC Mini Embedded Computer

<b>Winmate EAC Mini</b><p><b>Super-compact modular and highly configureable industrial IoT gateway for smart factory, machine automation and similar applications</b> …

Handhelds and PDAs: Honeywell Dolphin CT60

<b>Honeywell Dolphin CT60</b><p><b>Honeywell launches first new device to run on their "Mobility Edge Platform" that promises support for four generations of</b> …

Rugged Tablet PCs: Getac EX80 rugged tablet

<b>GETAC EX80</b><p><b>HazLoc ATEX / IECEx Zone 0 and C1D1-certified, designed-from-the-ground-up, quad-core powered rugged Windows 10 tablet with sunlight</b> …

Rugged Tablet PCs: JLT Mobile MT2010 Compact Rugged Tablet PC

<b>JLT Mobile MT2010</b><p><b>Compact and handy rugged tablet with full 1920 x 1200 pixel capacitive mulit-touch display</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)<p>On November …

Handhelds and PDAs: Zebra TC20

<b>Zebra TC20</b><p><b>Rugged, value-driven 4.3-inch Android mobile computer and data collecting device for retail, hospitality and enterprise customers</b> <br>(by …

Handhelds and PDAs: Datalogic Rhino II

<b>Datalogic Rhino II</b><p><b>Flexible, versatile, highly configurable vehicle mount computer with multiple OS options</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)<p>On October …

Rugged Handhelds: Tablet Technologies Conker NS6 rugged Windows PDA

<b>Conker NS6</b><p><b>Remarkably polished rugged 6-inch Windows "phablet" with terrific screen and industrial grade-scanning</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Rugged Handhelds: Tablet Technologies Conker SX6 rugged Android PDA

<b>Conker SX6</b><p><b>Remarkably polished rugged 6-inch Android "phablet" with terrific screen and industrial grade-scanning</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Handhelds and PDAs: Trimble T10

<b>Trimble T10</b><p><b>High-performance, rugged 10.1-inch tablet for survey work and demanding GIS applications</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)<p>While Trimble is …

Rugged Handhelds: Datalogic Joya Touch A6 rugged Android PDA

<b>Datalogic Joya Touch A6</b><p><b>Handy Android-based data collection and management device for bedside care, admittance, nursing activities, pharmacy, data</b> …

MobileDemand xTablet T1150

<b>MobileDemand xTablet T1150</b><p><b>Impressively rugged Intel "Cherry Trail" powered 10.1-inch Windows 10 tablet for heavy-duty mobile workforce applications,</b> …

Rugged Notebooks: Panasonic Toughbook 54 G2

<b>Panasonic Toughbook 54</b><p><b>Panasonic's slender, semi-rugged business notebook for mobile professionals makes Intel "Kaby Lake" 7th gen Core processors</b> …

The impact of iPhones on the rugged handheld market

Apple has been selling well over 200 million iPhones annually for the past several years. This affects the rugged handheld market both directly and …

Phones

Kingston IronKey S1000

<b>Kingston IronKey S1000</b><p><b>For when you need a rugged, heavy-duty USB key that truly protects your data</b> <br>(by Conrad. H. Blickenstorfer)<p>This article is …

Encryption

Rugged Notebooks: Dell 12 Rugged Extreme Tablet

<b>Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet</b><p><b>With state-of-the-art tech, Dell's rugged tablet is now lighter, sharper, more secure, and much faster</b> <br>(by …

Laptops

Rugged Panel PCs: ARBOR ARES 1970/1970-E

<b>ARBOR ARES-1970/1970-E</b><p><b>Modular approach to high-performance industrial controllers minimizes cost and space requirements, maximizes configuration and</b> …

Kaby Lake

Rugged Notebooks: Dell 12 Rugged Tablet

<b>Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet</b><p><b>A year with Dell's tough and rugged 12-inch tablet</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)<p>Dell initially introduced the Latitude …

Laptops

Handhelds and PDAs: Datalogic Memor X3 HC handheld computer

<b>Datalogic Memor X3 HC</b><p><b>A healthcare version of Datalogic's light and pocketably handy mobile data collection computer</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)<p>On …

Gear & Gadgets

Rugged Tablet PCs: RuggON PM-311B 7" rugged Windows Pad

<b>RuggON PM-311B</b><p><b>Versatile, expandable, well-sealed rugged tablet boosts screen clarity in sunlight, offers advanced fingerprint reading and encryption</b> …

Slates and Tablet PCs: Xplore XSLATE R12

<b>Hot-rodding the rugged tablet</b><p><b>Xplore Technologies presents super-high performance version of its sleek, lightweight 12.5-inch R12 Kaby Lake Windows</b> …

T-Mobile Pocket PC Phone

First hardware to use Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition (September 2002 issue)<br>by Conrad Blickenstorfer<p>Posted August 1, 2002<p><i>Shingle Springs, CA, August 1,</i> …

IOGEAR KeySlate Bluetooth Keyboard for iOS Devices

<b>IOGEAR KeySlate Ultra-Slim Bluetooth 4.0 Keyboard</b><p><b>It really is the ultimate iPhone and iPad companion</b> <br>(by Conrad. H. Blickenstorfer)<p>I've been using …

Rugged Notebooks: Panasonic Toughbook XZ6

<b>Panasonic Toughbook XZ6</b><p><b>Japanese domestic market Let's Note XZ6 2-in-1 hybrid now introduced in Europe as part of Panasonic's Toughbook lineup</b> <br>(by …

Handhelds and PDAs: Getac A140

<b>Getac A140</b><p><b>Powerful, fully rugged, highly configurable, highly customizable Windows tablet with a big, bright 14-inch screen.</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

What is electronics potting?

<b>Electronics potting</b><p><b>A simple, cost-effective way to increase the reliability and longevity of electronics components and systems.</b><p>by Conrad H. …

Rugged Notebooks: Dell New Latitude 14 Rugged

<b>Dell Latitude 14 Rugged</b><p><b>Dell's full-size, semi-rugged notebook computer</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)<p>Dell originally introduced their Latitude 14 …