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i saw the news post about the rugged desktop so what is out there for rugged laptops?
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Typically business orientated laptops are far more rugged than their "consumer" counterparts. I have both a dell inspiron (personal) and have had a number of latitudes (work provided). Both have been taken on international travel and the the latitudes did much better.

I would say, determine a budget which will in turn determine a brand and then go for a business/road-warrior version since these are built with ruggedness in mind. I would be partial towards a lenovo with a smaller screen.
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I hear IBM's are known for taking a beating. If you want to go over the top, check out the ToughBooks
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there are these that mostly the military uses
http://www.ruggednotebooks.com/

then these from Panasonic
http://www.panasonic.com/business/to...rch&cmTag=true

or DELL makes one, sorta
http://www.dell.com/content/products...1514~0~1167950

so I would go with the Toughbook because it is the most afortable for the protection, but if you can get the RMB 790 from Rugged Notebooks
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