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.

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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

Christmassy Larry in the snow

Happy Christmas from the Raptor hub team!

What a year! 2017 has probably been a challenge for all of us… These are challenging times. For us though, 2017 has been mostly about change and finding our new path.  The change from Rugged

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.

Raptor R5 in WInter

Keeping Your Rugged Devices Safe Over Christmas

This year we’re expecting to see some seriously low temperatures as the winter starts to bite and the snow falls across the UK! Over Christmas, your business might not use its rugged mobile devices and

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The Real ROI From Rugged Mobile Devices

Every Friday, we like to “poke the bear”, meaning that we take a subject and we try to work out the truth. And this week I think the Ruggedness ROI table needs a fresh look!

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