Panasonic ToughBook 30 vs GammaTech Durabook D15RP (Engadget)

Engadget has posted a review/comparison of the current rugged Intel Centrino 2-based 13.3″ Panasonic ToughBook 30 versus the semi-rugged 15.4″ GammaTech Durabook D15RP. The ToughBook 30 isn’t exactly ultraportable – it weighs in at over 8 pounds, however it’s one of the most rugged/durable in … Read more

LAPTOP Magazine’s Best Notebooks of 2008

LAPTOP Magazine is publishing their annual lists of various categories (dubious, best, etc.). A few weeks ago, they put together their best notebooks list for 2008 after looking through 111 reviews. Netbooks definitely made LAPTOP Magazine take notice – they called 2008 “the year of … Read more

Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1 Review (TR)

TrustedReviews has published one of the first reviews of the new 5.6-inch Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1, which represents a new direction in Panasonic’s line of “rugged” ultraportables. The CF-U1 is based on an Intel Atom Z520 CPU running at 1.33GHz, and has either a 16 or … Read more

Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1 Hands-On (Akihabara)

Akihabara News has posted one of the first extensive looks at the new 5.6-inch Intel Atom-powered Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1. The CF-U1 is a “rugged’ type of device, made to withstand drops of around 3 – 4 feet and is sealed to protect it from exposure … Read more

Announced: Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1

Panasonic has formally announced the Panasonic ToughBook CF-U1, an ultraportable device powered by a 1.33GHz Intel Atom CPU. The device has been shown at various events going back to Cebit Germany, but today marks the official announcement of availability and pricing. It has a 5.6-inch … Read more