Here is a new ruggedized tablet PC: Algiz 8. You may think the name maybe more suitable for a Hungarian pop-star but Algiz 8 is actually more capable. It comes with 802.11 a/b/g support, integrated bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), and depending on your budget you can also choose to add GPRS/CDMA connectivity.
Algiz 8 features a 1,0 GHz ULV M Processor, 40 GB Hard drive and 512 MB to 1 GB RAM. Microsoft’s Windows XP Professional operating system runs all the applications well known to PC users, including Calendar, E-mail, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
If you are in the market for such a device it is very likely that the amount of time you can spend on the field without interruption is crucial – that’s why battery capacity becomes very important. Algiz 8 made no sacrifices in this area in included a 2-Cell hot swap battery from SAFT with 5800mAh capacity.
Another optional feature is integrated GPS. Why else would it be on Navigadget?
We’re not sure how much such a device will cost but it is very likely that you’re not in one of their target markets. It is designed mostly for security personnel, service technicians, and construction workers… via