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Discussion in 'Current Events' started by edesignuk, Mar 8, 2003.
The military uses Panasonic Toughbooks. They won't break as easy as regular notebooks. Plus you can get the Toughbook hot, wet and dirty and they keep running. Can't say the same for the others. The Toughbooks are heavy, bulky, not pretty and slow, but war ain't pretty either.
I know they use Toughbooks, it says so in the article, the point is that this one guy uses a PowerBook for the power and stability it offers.
My company issued me a Toughbook for my job (not military related), and I would gladly trade in for a Powerbook.
Did we actually read the article?
The no-sh** factor on this comment ranks a 10.0.
What kils me about the toughbook, is that it's 802.11 antenna extends...
...so it can be broken off.
Not a problem in my 12PB
In all fairness, the toughbook is a capable machine, and very good at it's job. It just wasn't designed for what the intel people need it to do.
The only one of those toughbooks that even looks slightly pleasing to the eyes is the 28 model, and even that one is not that nice to look at. The 28 model also seems to have the best casing and physical protection features, and i like the integrated handle that extends