LaCie Put Thunderbolt on Its Portable, Rugged External SSD, and That's Awesome

Now this is what we were hoping for from Thunderbolt. LaCie just stuck a Thunderbolt port on its USB 3.0 Rugged series of external drives, meaning it's now a tiny, indestructible speed monster. Read More >>

Rugged Motion-Controlled Bluetooth Speaker Is Ready For Mother Nature's Abuse (and Your Jedi Impressions)

When we last saw Philips' Shoqbox it was nothing more than a basic MP3 player with a set of decent speakers for sharing. But now that Bluetooth is all the rage, it's been re-born as an extra-rugged portable speaker complete with motion sensitive controls. Read More >>

Rugged Android Tablet Redefines Tonka-Tough... and Ugly

Designed to be used by those who are actively getting shot at in warzones, not just those of us who are clumsy with our gadgets, the new Rampage 6 tablet is even more rugged than Panasonic's Toughbook tablet. Though, far less capable. Read More >>

Olympus TG-1: Tough Cams Want to Snap Beautiful Photos Too

The Olympus TG-1 is the company's latest rugged camera, the successor to last year's TG-810. And though the rugged aspects of these cameras may have hit an innovative plateau, there's always room for improvement when it comes to image quality. That's why Olympus packed a lens with an F2.0 aperture into this durable 12-megapixel beast. Read More >>

Panasonic Toughpad Rugged Tablet Wants to Go to War With You

Panasonic's outed a new 10.1-inch Toughpad to take Android tablets to the frontline. The Honeycomb-equipped survivor will take just about any abuse you can throw at it including water, sand, fire and a crutch? Read More >>


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