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Laptops Versus Tablets

By Brad Brewer

Think this through. There is more to using mobile computing in a patrol vehicle than just grabbing the latest in consumer electronics hardware.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2016)
 

Dell Latitude Laptops and Convertibles

By Law and Order Staff

Rugged for the real world

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2015)
 

Rugged & Semi-Rugged Laptops & Notebooks

 

There are a wide variety of both semi-rugged and fully ruggedized laptops, notebooks, convertibles and tablets. Pick the one that fills the need and fits the budget.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2015)
 

Ruggedized Tablets for Patrol and TacOps

By Susan Geoghegan

Today’s police officer requires a computer that is both compact and rugged. While a tablet PC offers greater mobility than a laptop, it also presents certain challenges. Among these are the lack of a traditional keyboard, shorter battery life, the durability to withstand harsh conditions, and the robust processing power needed to run multiple applications from a police car. As agencies segue from laptops to the enhanced mobility of tablet PCs, industry leaders continue to address these challenges. A broad spectrum of semi- and fully rugged tablets are now available, with user-friendly touchscreens and optional keyboards, high-performance processing systems, and extended battery life.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2014)
 

Rugged and Semi-Rugged Laptops and Notebooks

By Jennifer Gavigan

Find out what the difference is between semi-rugged and fully ruggedized and ready about the latest for each kind of laptop/notebook.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2012)
 

Dell’s E6400 XFR takes rugged to a new level

By PSIT Staff

Today’s public safety professionals need the latest technology not just for today—but for tomorrow too.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Refurbished laptops help budget-challenged agencies

 

Rugged Notebooks Inc., a leading provider of high-end ruggedized notebook computers and related electronic equipment, has launched for public safety agencies “Toughbook Depot” (www.toughbookdepot.com), an eStore that offers significant cost savings on factory-authorized refurbished Panasonic Toughbook computers.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Top 12 Considerations for a Successful Mobile Computing Project, Part 3

By Brad Brewer

When choosing a ruggedized removable laptop solution, serious consideration must be given to installing the wireless modem kit of choice in the notebook (embedded) as opposed to in the vehicle.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2009)
 

Setting up a state-of-the-art agency

By Susan Geoghegan

There’s no question that today’s first responders face many different challenges in an increasingly demanding world.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2009)
 

Wired on Main Street: the Skokie, IL Police Department

By Tim Burke

Have you ever thought about all the different technologies you use on your job in public safety?

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2009)
 
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