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Are Toughbooks Waterproof?

Posted by Ed Lasher on 26th May 2015

Short answer: no.I'm writing this because recently I've seen the term "waterproof" thrown around by a few sites talking about Toughbooks. The word simply does not apply. There is no such thing as a wa … read more
What is a nit?: Explaining screen brightness

What is a nit?: Explaining screen brightness

Posted by Ed Lasher on 10th May 2015

The nit is a unit of measurement for brightness. Actually, it's technically a measure of luminance. "Luminance" refers to the intensity of light, an objective property of nature. "Brightness" refer … read more
All about hard drives

All about hard drives

Posted by Ed Lasher on 15th Apr 2015

Data storage — sexy topic, right? Anyway, you may have noticed that most of our Toughbooks come with the option to upgrade the hard drive. Each laptop comes with a standard SATA hard disk drive, bu … read more

Why is the Toughbook touch pad such a pain to use?

Posted by Ed Lasher on 2nd Feb 2015

Panasonic uses resistive touch panels in their fully-rugged Toughbook laptops instead of the capacitive kind you are probably more accustomed to. Resistive touch requires a bit more pressure to wor … read more