Category: Tech Talk

Where we get deep and dirty!

This is the area of our blog where we get deep on the Android Operating System and also look at neat tips and tricks you can tweak with your rugged device.

We also talk about software here, especially Android and mobile technologies like Firebase.

If it’s technical, then it’ll be right here!

Raptor C5 - Freeze testing

Raptor C5 – Cold Testing Our Rugged Android Smartphone

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.

Keep calm and BYOD

Remote Working Trends in 2018

As new technology is entering the workplace, Bring your own device or “BYOD” is making a huge impact on remote working. In this blog, we look into it and discuss what is driving BYOD.

Larry BYOD bag

Did You Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)?

We’ve been hearing a lot about this new trend of Bringing Your Own Device, or BYOD, recently. But what is BYOD and what are the implications for your business? In this blog, we cover the basics of this new trend and introduce a few pros and cons of using BYOD for business.

IP68 consumer phones

Why IP68 Consumer Smartphones Aren’t Really Rugged

Consumer smartphone brands are now rating their waterproof phones IP68. But is it really the case? This week, Dave explains why IP68 consumer smartphones aren’t really rugged.

Rugged Mobile Predictions Larry

Rugged Mobile Predictions for 2018

Every year we do a rugged mobile predictions blog with what we think it’s going to happen in the rugged and technology market, and here’s the ones for 2018.


What the heck is going on with Windows Mobile!

For those of you that don’t know, we used to be a rugged mobile re-seller, way before the days of Android and we still have the odd customer we support who still runs older devices

Looking back

Rugged and Mobile Predictions for 2017 – A look back!

It’s time to review the rugged and technology markets predictions we made in the beginning of the year and see what did we get right.

Hybrid Costs

Difference Between Rugged, Consumer and Hybrid Devices – Costs

So as we bring this series of blogs about “Hybrid rugged” devices to a close, we’ve learnt that hybrid rugged devices bring the best of both worlds. There has to be a catch somewhere though,

Rugged smartphone battery, Raptor R5

Difference Between Rugged, Consumer and Hybrid? – Batteries

In the last blog, we started to see how a hybrid rugged device really does start to take the best of the consumer and rugged device worlds. We’re also seeing how it truly is possible

Difference Between Rugged, Consumer and Hybrid Devices – Durability

So far, we know that rugged devices don’t bring the latest in technology, whereas hybrid rugged phones do.¬† However, consumer phones still have the latest and greatest in technology because us business folk do like