Sprint debuts rugged, waterproof Kyocera Torque

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Sprint today announced the next Android smartphone to offer 4G LTE service on the Now Network, introducing the rugged and waterproof Kyocera Torque. Pricing and exact availability is still unknown however the carrier expects it to show up in the “coming weeks”. Details for the ...

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What is an IP rating anyways?

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Ever wonder what the different IP ratings mean? Here's a handy primer...

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Casio debuts pair of rugged Android 4.0 tablets

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Casio today announced a pair of Android tablets designed for business users who find themselves in the field on a regular basis.  Built around the idea of keeping things Smart and Tough, the 4.0 two tablets offer shock-resistant designs to withstand drops and come with IP54 standards to protect ...

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Poll: Ever considered a “rugged” Android?

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Ever thought about an Android phone that can handle drops, water, and dust? Why or why not?

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Fujitsu Prepping Rugged Honeycomb Tablet

Fujitsu, known for making lower-end computers and other devices, is apparently ready to throw its hat into the Android tablet game, with the Fujitsu “Arrows Tab,” a rugged Honeycomb tablet. They’ve announced the 10.1-inch device, and it’s set to launch next month on NTT ...

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Samsung Announces Rugged Galaxy Xcover for Germany

Samsung has announced the first Android member of its rugged, all-conditions Xcover series today in the form of the Galaxy Xcover.  Yeah… a real unexpected name, right? Specifications include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.65-inch scratch-resistant display, 3.2-megapixel camera with LED ...

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Verizon, Casio Announce Rugged CASIO G’zOne Commando

Verizon and Casio announced earlier today that the rugged G’zOne Commando will join the smart phone line up later this week. Dropping on April 28th with the Droid Incredible 2, the Commando meets military standards for rain, dust, temperature, and other environmental factors. The $199 ...

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SDG Systems’ Adds Bluebird Pidion BIP-6000 to Short List of “Rugged” Android Handsets

SDG Systems has announced that and Android version of their Bluebird Pidion BIP-6000 handheld is available.  Based on Android 1.5, the BIP-6000 is designed Independent Software Vendors (ISV) and Value-Added Reseller (VAR) as well as end users who want to develop commercial applications for ...

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