They won’t win any fashion awards, but they were never meant to enter any beauty pageants. The new Panasonic Toughbook CF-30 and CF-19 are designed with ruggedness in mind, being able to withstand the worst of nature’s elements, providing you with your valued computing power no matter where your drill sergeant sends you. The casing makes them waterproof, and the hard drives are actually mounted on shocks to avoid any kind of sharp jarring. The specs won’t exactly floor you — Intel Core Duo coupled with 512MB of RAM — but the prices certainly will: the rough and tumble CF-19 and CF-30 are priced respectively at $4,200 and $4,699.
I didn’t really partake in Boxing Day shopping last month, but I did manage to snag a pretty good deal on a Garmin nuvi 250. It’s definitely an entry-level portable GPS device, but I’ve been perfectly happy with its ease of use and accuracy. If you want a little more functionality in your GPS navigator, […]