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Panasonic Toughbook 55 MK2 refresh brings Thunderbolt 4, dual SIM support

Panasonic Toughbook 55 MK2 refresh brings Thunderbolt 4, dual SIM support

The majority of the laptops we cover here revolve around models designed for the consumer market, whether casual computer users, gamers, or anything in between. Those, of course, aren't the only ones that need portable computers, and those who work in industrial areas or field operations aren't well-served by this class of notebooks. Panasonic's TOUGHBOOK line has long catered to that market, and the latest Toughbook 55 MK2 brings the popular rugged laptop up to spec.

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Panasonic Toughbook G2 hands-on: Rugged computing ready for combat

Panasonic Toughbook G2 hands-on: Rugged computing ready for combat

The Panasonic Toughbook G2 is the latest in a line of professional hardcore computers that put all other concerns behind functionality. If you're looking for a laptop made reliable, powerful, and rugged enough to be used by combat troops - this is that machine. We have a sample unit here, so we're not doing a full-fledged review, but we have gotten a good enough look at and feel for this hardware that we're able to show you the basic ins and outs of a machine that's made to take a beating as much as it's ready to read a barcode.

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Panasonic Toughbook G2 fully rugged two-in-one can survive in the field

Panasonic Toughbook G2 fully rugged two-in-one can survive in the field

Surviving a workday in the field is something that can be challenging for many laptop computers. Having to operate all day in hot, dusty, and often wet conditions is not ideal for most computers on the market. Panasonic has revealed a new Toughbook G2 for the US and Canada. It's a fully rugged two-in-one detachable tablet with an optional keyboard that features a modular design and user removable expansion packs.

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Panasonic Lumix GH5 II official plus new M4/3 flagship GH6 specs teased

Panasonic Lumix GH5 II official plus new M4/3 flagship GH6 specs teased

Panasonic is upgrading its Micro Four Thirds camera line, with a new Lumix GH5 II revealed today and the first details of the upcoming flagship Lumix GH6 still in development. The new GH5 Mk 2 succeeds the original GH5, with broader video support and the promise of much improved live-streaming capabilities courtesy of a new engine.

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Panasonic Toughbook S1 makes other tablets look positively restrictive

Panasonic Toughbook S1 makes other tablets look positively restrictive

A new Panasonic Toughbook S1 was revealed this week for those workers in search of a rugged Android slate. This is not the sort of device you purchase for yourself for using at home on the couch at night. It's the sort of device whose worth comes MOSTLY in how hardcore it is, specifically when it comes to how much of a fall onto concrete it can handle, and how well it can operate under a variety of temperatures. If you're the sort of person who needs a tablet in sub-zero and entirely too-hot weather - this is the one for you.

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Panasonic Nicobo robot is supposed to be a cat that can fart

Panasonic Nicobo robot is supposed to be a cat that can fart

Japan is famous and notorious for products and trends that just blow the mind, in good or bad ways or both. Sometimes, those ideas do strike a chord in people from both halves of the world, making some wish those were easily accessible. Panasonic's latest crowdfunding experiment seems to fit the bill, presenting a robot cat with some interesting features. But whether Nicobo actually looks like a cat and whether its random flatulence can be considered special is still to be determined, it's hard to deny how the "thing" seems to be attracting some very positive attention.

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Rugged Panasonic Toughbook 33 2-in-1 gains faster connectivity

Rugged Panasonic Toughbook 33 2-in-1 gains faster connectivity

One of the things Panasonic is known for is making rugged computers that slot into the Toughbook family. One of the best-selling Toughbooks that Panasonic makes is the Toughbook 33, a fully rugged 2-in-1 computer. Panasonic has announced that it has updated the Toughbook 33 to better meet the needs of mobile workers in extreme conditions.

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Panasonic shows off wireless device charging and HUD vehicle tech at CES 2021

Panasonic shows off wireless device charging and HUD vehicle tech at CES 2021

Panasonic Automotive has unveiled new vehicle technology at CES 2021. The company has two variants of new in-vehicle wireless charging technology utilizing moving coil and static coil. Both variants provide in-vehicle charging for smart devices that meets or exceeds most current in-vehicle charging systems.

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Panasonic’s flagship OLED TV gets side-firing speakers and Game Mode Extreme for 2021

Panasonic’s flagship OLED TV gets side-firing speakers and Game Mode Extreme for 2021

CES always features announcements from all segments of the consumer electronics space, but there's never any lack of new TV announcements. Today, Panasonic is hopping aboard that TV reveal train, announcing that its flagship TV for 2021 will be the JZ2000, which will be available in 55- and 65-inch models. The TV features an OLED panel and a few new features for 2021 that are aimed squarely at gamers.

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Panasonic Hair Dryer uses “nanoe” tech to blow moisture

Panasonic Hair Dryer uses “nanoe” tech to blow moisture

The new Panasonic nanoe Hair Dryer EH-NA67-W was introduced to the world this week, ready for all ages and genders. This company's been working on making the world's best hair dryer for over 80 years - and this is the best they've got so far. This hair dryer works with "patented nanoe technology" that they suggest will reduce hair damage from everyday brushing - AND it has an oscillating quick-dry nozzle.

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Panasonic made a special tool for sucking lost AirPods off train tracks

Panasonic made a special tool for sucking lost AirPods off train tracks

The arrival of AirPods introduced a new problem cities weren't prepared to deal with: dropped earpieces that end up on train tracks and other places from which they're not easy to retrieve. This problem is truly a global one, with reports coming from multiple countries on this issue and the ways officials are dealing with it. Japan, it turns out, may have found the best solution.

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Unusual Panasonic LUMIX BGH1 camera wants to ride on your drone

Unusual Panasonic LUMIX BGH1 camera wants to ride on your drone

Panasonic has a new micro four thirds camera, but the LUMIX DC-BGH1 might not look quite like you expect it to. The company's first box-style LUMIX, it's sized and shaped for everything from mounting to a drone, to being used for live-streaming or broadcast taking advantage of its remote-control support.

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