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

Ingram Micro Canada to partner with Under Armour and others

TORONTO – At the Ingram Micro Canada Partner Experience event Dave Mason, the vice president of sales informed the audience of about 250 channel partners that the distributor would be entering into a

Published on: April 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

See how the Dell Latitude rugged notebook works on Mars

In this All Hands on Tech video, the Dell Latitude Rugged 14 notebook takes a beating and still can deliver performance wise. The Dell Latitude Rugged notebook is built to military spec standards and

Published on: February 22nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

HP announces ruggedized sub-$200 Chromebook

Hot on the heels of Acer's sub $200 Chromebook announcement and its own updated education notebook lineup, HP has unveiled the Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition (EE), also priced at $199. The 4G EE is

Published on: January 25th, 2016 CDN Staff

HP announces Sprout and updated hardware for education

Can classrooms afford the HP Sprout Pro when it has a price tag of $2199? HP Inc. sure hopes so. The personal computing company bearing the Hewlett Packard name has announced a series of

Published on: January 19th, 2016 CDN Staff

Rugged tablet maker Xplore is taking on the spotlight and the Canadian market

Xplore Technologies does one thing, and one thing only - make rugged tablets. The company, based in Austin, Texas, is known in some circles such as the industrial and manufacturing space but has

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Sonim Technologies targets the rugged smartphones market

While it may be suitable to pull out that shiny iPhone or Samsung smartphone in many enterprise roles, some jobs call for a tougher device. Enter Sonim Technologies, a company that specializes in rugged smartphones designed for

Published on: September 21st, 2015 CDN Staff

Xplore Technologies’ product line goes after rugged tablet space

Xplore Technologies may not be a household name, but that doesn't mean the company is not trying to carve out a niche for itself. Since acquiring tablet maker Motion Computing in April, the company

Published on: September 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Updated Panasonic Toughbook features 18-hour battery

Panasonic has been a long-time leader in the rugged laptop space with its Toughbook line, and it has launched an updated version of its Toughbook 31 fully rugged laptop. Designed for use in

Published on: January 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Law enforcement arms itself with Dell rugged technology

AUSTIN, TEX. - At the Dell World Expo Hall one of the more crowded areas was the Dell police car. // // Just about a week before the opening of Dell World, an Atlanta-based solution

Published on: November 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell gets into mobile Internet of Things through new partnership

Utility Inc., an Atlanta-based solution provider who specializes in connectivity and mobile video for first responders, has entered into a partnership with Dell Inc. that will see the hardware vendor develop rugged mobility

Published on: October 23rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Panasonic’s new tablets are comic book-tough

Panasonic is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of comic books and comic book-inspired movies by launching its own comic book series featuring its rugged computing devices. “Unbreakable Valor” is a limited-edition comic

Published on: August 19th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Tough tablets are not a tough sell

Field workers appreciate the new generation of ruggedized tablets that help them do their jobs. But sometimes putting a tough shell around a standard sized device isn’t enough. For those who need more

Published on: March 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The BlackBerry Z30 during the ice storm of 2013

I’m probably the last reporter to test the Z30 from BlackBerry Ltd. The product was released in Canada on Oct. 15 to mostly positive reviews. I got mine in late December 2013. So

Published on: January 7th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto