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Hewlett Packard Toughens Up Portables

The HP Rugged Notebook mr3600 and the HP Rugged Tablet tr3000 are designed to withstand falls, long-term vibration, extreme operating temperatures, dust and rain (although an HP official at the CTIA Wireless conference here refused to pour water on the notebook to prove it).

Both products comply with standard military specifications for ruggedized computers and an Ingress Protection rating of IP54, which means they protect against dust to a certain extent and water sprayed from all directions.

Read the full story at eWeek.