Earlier this week Panasonic issued a recall on battery packs for 280,000 of their FZ-G1 rugged Toughpad tablets due to a potential fire hazard. The company announced that some battery packs may potentially pose a risk of ignition or overheating. (more…)
In Part One of “Tablet Computers: Your Lifeline in Emergency Situations”, we learned some of the basics for disaster preparation and survival. We provided resources, links, and apps for developing contingency plans as well as making your own emergency disaster kit. As an added bonus, we suggested a few non-tablet goodies for beefing up your emergency kit. Today we’ll be focused on tablet computers and related accessories. These items may prove to be lifesavers in the event of a disaster.
Every parent wants their baby to have the best learning experience starting at a very young age and that’s why VINCI has developed the VINCI Tab, a 7-inch Android tablet PC designed specifically for kids. This must have tablet is rugged but safe for your baby with it’s soft and easy to grip handles.
So, yesterday I was jabbering on about screen protectors and those O’-so-rugged “Rugged Cases”, so you might think I’d had enough of the topic. Well, you couldn’t be more wrong Mister!/Mrs!/Miss!/Ms!/Ma’am!/Moisha!/ and/or Mothra! (There! That’s all my readers). So, in the words of Jimmy Hendrix:
Excuse me while I jabber on further about those O’-so-rugged “rugged cases” (or something to that effect)
Having reviewed five different industrial grade tablets PCs in the Rougher Side of Tablets 1 & 2, I have to admit that they likely go well beyond the scope, needs and price range of most people. So if you dream big but are on a small budget, there are still options to shore up your consumer grade tablet. So behold, (I think every article should contain at least one behold):
If you haven’t read the “Rough Side of Tablets (Part 1)”, it would be advisable to begin there, because, well… it’s awesome. (My psychiatrist advises me to engage in positive self-talk.) So! With my self-doubt temporarily assuaged, and fragile self-esteem precariously clinging to life I can begin to tackle Part 2.