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Rugged Tablet PCs: Winmate M800BW PC

<b>Winmate M800BW</b><p><b>Compact, rugged, lightweight 8-inch Windows Tablet PC for public safety, security, point-of-sale and vehicular applications</b> (by Conrad …

Slate and tablet computers

<b>Speed Demon Top 10: Rugged Tablets</b><p><b>Performance matters. And here are the fastest rugged tablets to ever make it through RuggedPCReview's benchmark</b> …

Enterprise Mobility and Explosion Protection

<b>Enterprise Mobility and Explosion Protection:<br>Keep Your Eyes Open When Shopping for Hardware!</b><p><b>With the ongoing quest for cost-effective productivity</b> …

Rugged Tablet PCs: Fujitsu Stylistic V535

<b>Fujitsu Stylistic V535</b><p><b>Rugged industrial Windows tablet with clever "shell" expansion system from one of the tablet pioneers</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Industrial PCs: faytech 15" Touch PC

<b>faytech 15" Touch PC</b><p><b>IP65-sealed, fanless, high-bright, industrial-grade capacitive Touch PC</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)<p>This article began as a …

Rugged Tablet PCs: BARTEC Agile X IS Industrial Tablet PC

<b>BARTEC Agile X IS</b><p><b>HazLoc ATEX / IECEx Zone 1 and CID1-certified, designed-from-the-ground-up, quad-core powered rugged Windows tablet with full HD</b> …

Tablets

Handhelds and PDAs: Zebra TC70x

<b>Zebra TC70x Series Rugged Touch Computer</b><p><b>Upgraded 4.7-inch ultra-rugged touch computers for retail and manufacturing now with either Android or</b> …

Rocky (not Balboa) has left the building

Back in 2003 we approached the then-titans of the rugged notebook industry with this challenge: "Send us whatever you consider your best all-purpose …

Panasonic

MobileDemand xTablet T8650

<b>MobileDemand xTablet T8650</b><p><b>Rugged, innovative Intel "Cherry Trail" quad-core powered 8-inch Windows 10 tablet offers Intel RealSense three-dimensional</b> …

Handheld Computers: Turning a Cool Profit with Rugged Mobile Computers

<b>Rugged Computing Case Studies</b><p><b>Turning a Cool Profit with Rugged Mobile Computers — A meat distribution company improves quality control in</b> …

Rugged Tablet PCs: Fujitsu Stylistic V535

<b>Fujitsu Stylistic V535</b><p><b>Rugged industrial Windows tablet with clever "shell" expansion system from one of the tablet pioneers</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Handhelds and PDAs: Zebra TC5 Series

<b>Zebra TC5 Series Touch Computer</b><p><b>Looks like a modern smartphone, but one with enterprise-class durability, power and security</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Mobile Technology

Rugged Tablet PCs: ARBOR Gladius G0830

<b>ARBOR Gladius G0830 POS System</b><p><b>Flexible, innovative Intel Cherry Trail-powered fanless 8-inch tablet and dock system for point-of-sale, retail and</b> …

Laptops

Slates and Tablet PCs: Xplore XSLATE R12

<b>Xplore Technologies XSLATE R12</b><p><b>First rugged tablet to Intel's 7th gen "Kaby Lake," Xplore's sleek, lightweight 12.5-inch/full 1080p R12 tablet offers</b> …

Laptops

Rugged Notebooks: GammaTech DURABOOK R8300 2016

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

Intel Corporation

Congrats to Xplore Technologies: 20 years of rugged tablets, and only rugged tablets

At the January 1997 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I walked into the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center on the lookout for …

Innovation

Intel introduces Kaby Lake, the 7th generation of Core processors

In August, Intel officially introduced the first few of its 7th generation Core processors, codenamed "Kaby Lake." That comes at a time where the …

Laptops

Dell Rugged media event 2016

Dell is Rugged <b>Dell Rugged media and analyst invitational September 2016 in Austin, Texas</b><p>by Conrad Blickenstorfer<p>Share on:<p>Dell is best known as one of …

Handhelds and PDAs: Handheld Group Nautiz X2

<b>Handheld Nautiz X2</b><p><b>As competent and advanced as a modern smartphone, as functional as a dedicated mobile computer, and as tough as can be</b> <br>(by Conrad …

Mobile Technology

Janam XT2

<b>Janam XT2</b><p><b>Ultra-rugged touch computer for those who need business-class performance, durability and flexibility in a smartphone-like design</b> <br>By Conrad …

Phones

Rugged Tablet PCs: DT Research DT395CR

<b>DT Research DT395CR</b><p><b>Rugged, purpose-built 8.9-inch tablet computing solution that even accountants will love</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)<p>Share on:<p>On …

Tablets

Rugged Notebooks: GammaTech Durabook R11 All-in-One

<b>GammaTech DURABOOK R11 + keyboard</b><p><b>With a tech update and an optional attachable keyboard, the DURABOOK R11 becomes a hybrid 2-in-1 that works equally</b> …

Tablets

Rugged Panel PCs: ARBOR ARES 1230/1230-E/1231

<b>ARBOR ARES-1230/1230-E/1231</b><p><b>Sometimes you need a lot (or a whole lot) of I/O in a fanless embedded controller PC, sometimes you don't. It's good to</b> …

Arduino

Rugged Components: Advantech SOM-5894 COM-Express Basic Module

Note that like all standardized CPU boards, COM Express boards connect to a carrier/solutions board (which usually looks like a motherboard) via …

Rugged Tablet PCs: DT Research DT592

<b>DT Research DT590 Series</b><p><b>Powerful 21.5-inch medical-cart all-in-one Windows PC with 260 watt-hours (!) of battery power</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Laptops

Rugged Panel PCs: Winmate FM10

<b>Winmate FM10 modular vehicle-mount PC</b><p><b>Intel "Bay Trail" based industrial vehicle-mount PC offers touch as well as function key operation</b> <br>(by Conrad H. …

Rugged Tablet PCs: Advantech MIT-M101

<b>Advantech MIT-M101</b><p><b>Multi-purpose, remarkably rugged Intel Bay Trail-powered 10.1-inch Windows procap tablet with numerous accessories is equally</b> …

Rugged Tablet PCs: ConkerTab NX10

<b>Tablet Technologies ConkerTab NX10</b><p><b>The rugged tablet for those who work in bright sunshine a lot</b> <br>(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer, with photography by …

Rugged Tablet PCs: Arbor Gladius GT-500

<b>ARBOR Technology Gladius GT-500</b><p><b>Tough and impressively rugged 5-inch Android handheld computer with WorldMode communication for mission-critical</b> …

Phones