While the Sonim XP Strike is tough as nails, Sprint has other rugged devices that are better not only in performance, but in price too.
As small and midsize businesses especially cling to the 13-year-old software, Microsoft and PC makers could suffer as well.
The Epson XP-420 "small-in-one" inkjet printer takes all the cloud printing and wireless connectivity features you'd expect from a large format inkjet and jams it into a package worthy of its "small-in-one" moniker.
Microsoft cut off support for XP last year, but Google promises to keep Chrome updated until the end of this year.
With Microsoft on the cusp of its next OS leap forward, the 13-year-old XP still is more popular than Windows 8 and 8.1 combined.
The Sonim XP7 stands up to the elements without sacrificing performance, but you'll need to decide if its durability is worth its premium price.
Microsoft's current desktop OS is close to stealing second place from Windows XP in the desktop OS arena, according to new stats from Web tracker Net Applications.
The ambitious new version of Windows, due this summer, will find its way to an even billion devices within two to three years, Microsoft says.
Sonim Technologies wants to woo the average adventurer with its latest rugged smartphone.
The Sonim XP7 is built to withstand the elements; let's take a closer look.