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Itronix GoBook II

The "ruggedized" GoBook II can take a pounding, but it's huge and expensive. Don't consider it unless you have extreme computing needs.

April 29, 2003

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 29, 2003

Pricing not available


Itronix Hummer GoBook VR-1

Despite the solid construction and the included GPS system, the sheer sticker shock of the Itronix Hummer GoBook VR-1 restricts its target audience to Hummer fetishists and construction-site foremen.

May 21, 2008


Microsoft, Wistron ink Android patent deal

The software giant signs an agreement with Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron to cover patents also related to Google's other operating system, Chrome OS.

By July 5, 2011


General Dynamics' most ruggederiest laptop ever

The GoBook XR-1 gets refreshed and rebranded as the GD8000.

By March 15, 2009


Report: Microsoft wants $15 per Android handset

South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper says Samsung is willing to pay $10 per Android handset if Microsoft agrees to a closer alliance on Windows.

By July 6, 2011


HP Compaq Rugged Notebook nr3600

The HP Compaq nr3600 tank of a notebook offers go-anywhere ruggedness, but we like Panasonic's ToughBook CF-29 better.

September 14, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 14, 2004

MSRP: $4,699.00


A Hummer that fits in your lap

A Hummer that fits in your lap

By August 31, 2005


Notebook PCs for the accident-prone

Panasonic upgrades its Toughbook line, and General Dynamics shows off a tiny drop and spill-proof notebook.

By June 3, 2007


Dell Latitude ATG D620

Dell gives a popular system a rugged makeover with the Latitude ATG D620, making heavy-duty laptops much more accessible for business and industrial users.

January 18, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 18, 2007

Pricing not available


Panasonic Toughbook 29 (Pentium M 1.2 GHz

This is one of the best ruggedized laptops, perfect for war zones and other tough environments, but it's too expensive for the average user.

May 4, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 4, 2004

MSRP: $4,746.00