My background is web/mobile software, mobile hardware, where I worked with some of the earliest PDA's on the market from HP and Microsoft and data capture where i've sold all of the main brands of rugged kit you'll find!
Smartphone batteries, even ones in rugged devices need some special care if they are to be stored for any length of time. Here’s some simple steps to take that will make sure your smartphone batteries are kept in great working order after a period of not being used.
The cold is often overlooked by businesses. Are your smartphones failing when the weather gets cold and wet? This article looks at real life reasons and solutions where businesses have solved their cold weather problems with rugged smartphones.
At Raptor, we like to test our devices just to see what they can really do. This time we’ve tested our brand new Raptor C5 against the cold and in this post, you can see the images and the result of those tests.
The MIL-STD drop test you see on the spec sheet of a rugged device is often not telling you the whole story. This article explains why it;s important to drop test across different temperature ranges to form a drop test that you can depend on.
Rugged device testing often isn’t all that it seems. You see all the right terms on the spec sheet, like MIL-STD and IP68, but is the rugged device you want to buy really rugged? We expose a few truths of the ruggedness market and tell you how to get round them.
You’re trying to use your rugged phone, but nothing happens. It looks frozen but you don’t know what to do. This blog post will tell you what steps you should take when you’re faced with this problem, from removing the battery to a hard reset.
On our third blog about Bring your own device or BYOD, we’re focussing on the negatives of this new trend to your business and your workers, but also what are the things you should consider before moving on and adopting BYOD.