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BARCELONA, ESP — Bullitt Group has announced its new flagship Cat-branded rugged smartphone, which is listed with improved performance and new features over its predecessor. The Cat S61 is aimed at people who work in harsh environments and require special-purpose tools, such as a thermal camera, a laser-assisted measurement tool, or an air quality sensor. Ruggedized smartphones are not uncommon, especially in environments that have harsher condititions than an office. While the latest handsets from the main Android vendors are splash-resistant, and some also enhanced protection against liquids and drops, these are still aimed at the bulk of the professional market that do a lot of sitting down. By contast, there are a number of companies building smartphones for severe environments, so ruggedizing itself is...

CES 2007 - Part II: IPTV on Xbox 360, iPhone and DTX

The PC industry has been changing for years, here's a peak at what's to come with IPTV, the iPhone and AMD's new form factor as indicators.

16 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/16/2007

CES 2007: Evolutionary not Revolutionary Products

We take a look at some of the most interesting product developments and a few new releases at CES 2007.

25 by Gary Key on 1/12/2007

Taiwan Pre-CES Technology Tour Part 2

We finish coverage from our pre-CES tour of Taiwan with a look at upcoming products from abit, Albatron, ASUS, Compro, DFI, Gigabyte, and Shuttle.

23 by Gary Key on 12/12/2006

Pre-CES Taiwan 2006, Day 1

Why wait for CES when you can simply head over to Taiwan and visit with the manufacturers directly? We shipped Gary off to gather the latest news from overseas.

4 by Gary Key and Jarred Walton on 12/7/2006

Tech View: Motherboards and More

We take a quick look at some upcoming motherboards and other products that are currently in our test labs.

19 by Gary Key on 12/3/2006

Tech View: Multimedia Items for the PC

We take another look at upcoming product reviews for the 2006 holiday season.

22 by Gary Key on 11/28/2006

Tech View: Storage Devices, Optical Drives, and More

We take a look at upcoming product reviews for the 2006 holiday season.

16 by Gary Key on 11/22/2006

Valve Hardware Day 2006 - Multithreaded Edition

Valve Software recently held their annual Hardware Day and invited members of the press; they revealed their widespread multithreading support initiative for the Source engine.

55 by Jarred Walton on 11/7/2006

IDF Fall 2006 - Day 2: Geneseo, Santa Rosa, Memory Roadmap and More

We talked to Parallels, learned more about Geneseo, dove into the details of Santa Rosa and took a look at Intel's Memory Roadmap at this year's Fall IDF.

7 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/28/2006

IDF Fall 2006 - Day 2: Opteron vs. Xeon, SSE4 & Intel's Torrenza competitor Announced

Pat Gelsinger announced Intel's new SSE4 instructions and a competitor to AMD's Torrenza platform.

18 by Anand Shimpi & Virginia Lee on 9/27/2006

Fall IDF 2006 - Day 1: Laser FSBs, more Alan Wake, Flash in Vista & DDR3

We're rounding out our first day's coverage with an update from the Intel labs on Silicon Photonics, more information on multi-threaded gaming in Remedy's upcoming thriller: Alan Wake, Intel's...

16 by Anand Shimpi & Cara Hamm on 9/27/2006

Computex 2006 Wrap-Up: External Storage, Cooling, and More

We conclude our Computex 2006 coverage with a look at some storage devices, cooling components, and a few other odds and ends.

9 by Gary Key on 6/17/2006

Computex 2006: Motherboards and More

Computex may be over, but for those of you that like seeing some of the upcoming products, we've got more coverage of the motherboard and notebook sectors.

17 by Gary Key on 6/15/2006

Computex 2006: Multimedia and Memory

There was lots to see at Computex 2006, and after two articles we've only scratched the surface. We'll continue our coverage with a look at some of the...

7 by Gary Key on 6/12/2006

Computex 2006: Abit is back, Biostar expands, and Thermaltake dazzles

Our Computex coverage kicks off with a look at upcoming products from Abit, Biostar, and Thermaltake.

27 by Gary Key on 6/10/2006

Computex 2006: 300W GPUs, Conroe, HDMI Video Cards and Lots of Motherboards

Get ready for separate power supplies for your video cards, Conroe motherboards and much more. Computex is here.

58 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/5/2006

WinHEC 2006: Keynote Coverage

Our coverage of Microsoft's WinHEC 2006 conference starts with Bill Gates' keynote address, as Microsoft looks to "advance the platform".

8 by Derek Wilson on 5/24/2006

E3 2006: PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii

We take a closer look at the PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii.

20 by Haider Farhan on 5/16/2006

E3 2006: Hands on with Nintendo's Wii and new Dell Designs

Updated! We spent some quality time with Nintendo's Wii and some new gaming desktops and notebooks from Dell. You can now download some videos on the bottom of...

36 by Haider Farhan on 5/11/2006

Cebit 2006: High end Motherboards and Server News

Read on to learn what we discovered while at Cebit 2006 in Hannover.

19 by Johan De Gelas on 3/13/2006

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