rugged Stories April 21, 2016
rugged Stories March 17, 2016
Casio’s rugged Android Wear Smart Outdoor Watch to be available March 25 for $500
At this year’s CES, Casio kicked off the trend of rugged smartwatches running Android Wear. Unlike other gadgets announced at CES, the Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 will be available starting next week from multiple retailers for $500.
rugged Stories March 4, 2016
Alcatel’s One Touch GO PLAY is an unlocked $200 IP67 water and dust resistant phone
After announcing the flagship Idol 4 and 4S at MWC last month, Alcatel is releasing a $200 unlocked ruggedized phone with decent specs to match. The OneTouch GO PLAY is fully IP67 water, dust, and shock resistant plus comes with an additional thick protective case.
rugged Stories January 20, 2016
rugged Stories July 21, 2015
As we’ve come to learn more about the next iteration of Google Glass, it’s clear that this device isn’t the “Google Glass 2.0” that many diehard fans of the product — however many there are — have been longing for. Google Glass “Enterprise Edition” or “EE,” as the company is referring to it internally, is rather a spinoff of the Explorer Edition and an incremental revision targeted at the workplace. Google is ditching the fashion runways and #throughGlass pictures — and they’re getting into the enterprise where Glass has practical use cases.
And with that, Tony Fadell and company had to deeply consider with EE how the device looks, works, and functions. We’re familiar with multiple prototypes that are nearing the final stages of revision, and one thing is very clear: This isn’t going to be a drastic departure visually from the Explorer Edition. It has been tweaked, though, and there are at least a few differences noticeable from the outside. It folds like a regular pair of glasses, and because it’s first and foremost being built for the workplace, it has a more rugged build and appearance… expand full story
rugged Stories October 20, 2011
Sprint has announced the Motorola Admiral this afternoon, a 3.1-inch device running Android 2.3 with a design to withstand rugged environments. The device features a 3.1-inch VGA display (Gorilla Glass), full QWERTY keyboard, 1.2 GHz processor, 4GB of internal memory, 5-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, and Android 2.3. That Gorilla Glass and full QWERTY keyboard are definitely a selling point for some.
The Motorola Admiral launches October 23rd for $99. We’ll have a full review then, so stay tuned.