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Panasonic Toughbook T1, L1 are rugged but stylish

Panasonic Toughbook T1, L1 are rugged but stylish

Rugged smartphones and tablets are nothing new but throughout their history, these niche devices all have one thing in common. They’re built like tanks and often look like one, too. Designed for use in industrial settings, these mobile devices eschew consumer aesthetics for features that will allow them to be used in any kind of condition or weather. Panasonic is now trying to say you don’t have to sacrifice looks too much for that. The new Toughbook FZ-T1 and Toughbook FZ-L1 are just as tough as their older brethren but don’t look half as bad as a smartphone and a tablet.

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Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 Mark 2 comes with a second battery

Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 Mark 2 comes with a second battery

Durable and long-lasting. Those might be the two traits that many users probably wished their laptops had. Sadly, those two seem to also be antithetical to the trend of laptop design. Not unless your laptop is the new Panasonic Toughbook CF-20 Mark 2. Sounding like something straight off a sci-fi world, the company’s latest rugged mobile computer steps up from its predecessor in more ways than one, including whopping 17-hour battery life laptop users would kill to have. Not literally, of course.

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Panasonic Toughbook 33 rugged 2-in-1 flaunts 3:2 display

Panasonic Toughbook 33 rugged 2-in-1 flaunts 3:2 display

Panasonic's line of rugged Toughbook computers isn't exactly new. It isn't the first time it put out a 2-in-1 detachable laptop form factor either. But Panasonic still has some things to be proud of in its latest Toughbook 33. For one, it sports the latest 7th gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processors. For another, Panasonic boasts that this is the first 2-in-1 Toughbook to use a 3:2 aspect ratio screen, which it bills to be an even better fit for its industry customers.

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Panasonic Toughbook 54 officially “semi-rugged”

Panasonic Toughbook 54 officially “semi-rugged”

It's time to bring heat to the "semi-rugged" laptop environment with the Panasonic Toughbook 54. So suggests Panasonic this week as they unveil this laptop that they also suggest is the thinnest and lightest in its class. This machine works with a 5th-gen Intel Core i5 vPro professor, a battery that they say will last 11 hours, and the option for a replaceable battery that'll last 18 hours. This Toughbook 54 laptop is made for mobile workers - people in the field with construction, field service, utilities, and video production.

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Panasonic Toughbook Windows 8 upgrade continues push for rugged supremacy

Panasonic Toughbook Windows 8 upgrade continues push for rugged supremacy

There's no lack of high-powered ruggedness in the Panasonic Toughbook range, and when it comes to keeping up with the rest of the notebook power world, the company is making sure of Windows 8-era excellence this week. There's the Toughbook CF-31, CF-19 and CF-H2 from Panasonic's "ultra durable Fully-rugged" range and the Semi-rugged CF-53 that are getting said upgrade, it'll finally be time to really, truly be done with Windows XP.

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Panasonic announces the Toughbook SX2 business PC

Panasonic announces the Toughbook SX2 business PC

Panasonic's Toughbook line of durable laptops has come a long way, with the first models looking akin to something you would use to transport nuclear launch codes. Over time, the laptop line has transformed into something sleeker and smaller, but no less durable. Today Panasonic announced the arrival of the Toughbook SX2, a business PC.

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Panasonic Toughbook 19 gets Ivy Bridge boost

Panasonic Toughbook 19 gets Ivy Bridge boost

If you were thinking of getting a Panasonic notebook with the ability to beat the elements in a high-powered next-generation build, now's you're opportunity. The Toughbook 19 has been updated by Panasonic with Ivy Bridge processors and Intel Turbo Boost Technology this week, bringing the machine up to the current wave of future-ready PCs. This notebook will be ready to work with you anywhere, be it in the line of fire in the military or right down deep and dirty in your law enforcement job.

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Panasonic updates Toughbooks with Ivy Bridge

Panasonic updates Toughbooks with Ivy Bridge

Panasonic has announced an update to its line of Toughbooks to include Intel’s new Ivy Bridge processors. The Toughbook CF-31 will be available in two configurations, Standard and Performance. The Performance model will come with a Core i5 3360M processor clocked at 2.8Ghz as well as AMD’s Radeon HD 7750M discrete GPU. The notebook can switch between the discrete graphics and Intel’s integrated HD 4000 GPU to balance power versus performance.

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Panasonic debuts Toughbook CF-H2 tablet for field workers

Panasonic debuts Toughbook CF-H2 tablet for field workers

Panasonic has rolled out a new tablet in the UK called the CF-H2. The tablet is aimed at the field worker that needs a tablet to stay productive that can survive abuse that goes with working in the field. The tablet is powered by an Intel Core i5-2557M ULV processor operating at 1.7GHz. The processor also has vPro technology and Intel HD 3000 graphics. The machine promises performance 400% better than the CF-H1 tablet.

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Panasonic Toughbook C1 Convertible Tablet PC Gets Major Upgrade

Panasonic Toughbook C1 Convertible Tablet PC Gets Major Upgrade

Panasonic's Toughbook line of products are known for their rugged durability and enterprise security. The Toughbook C1 is the world's lightest 12.1-inch convertible tablet PC, making it a favorite for portability and working in harsh conditions. Today, the Toughbook C1 gets revamped with Panasonic announcing a major upgrade in specs for the convertible tablet PC.

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Panasonic Toughbook S9 is world’s lightest 12.1-inch lappy with DVD drive

Panasonic Toughbook S9 is world’s lightest 12.1-inch lappy with DVD drive

Panasonic has unveiled a new addition to its Toughbook line of rugged computers. The new machine is hailed as the world's lightest 12.1-inch notebook with an integrated DVD drive. The machine weighs three pounds and is rated to survive a 30-inch drop.

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Panasonic Toughbook U1 Ultra Unveiled, Available Now

Panasonic Toughbook U1 Ultra Unveiled, Available Now

Panasonic's done well for themselves in the Toughbook line-up, and now they're hoping to get a few more customers interested in the ultra-tough computer options, thanks to the addition of the Toughbook U1 Ultra. Designed with the same mentality of all the other Toughbook lineage members, the new U1 Ultra is meant to take a beating and keep on ticking, while offering plenty of PC power under the hood to make sure that usage time isn't unbearable.

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