Discover the latest news and updates in the world of mobile technology.  Topics include mobile computers, warehousing, and rugged mobile devices. Written by the experts at Energy Electronics LLC.

S42 H+ emergency button

What is an SOS Button on a Phone?

The SOS button is a safety function that lets you send a pre-made custom SMS message or call the emergency services. Depending on whether you have a regular smartphone or a rugged phone, this feature is activated and used in different ways. In this article, we’ll talk about the SOS button on phones, including how…

cat s42 h+ product review

Cat S42 H+ Review

With the S42 H+ model, CAT has continued its history of producing rugged, reliable phones. Like all of CAT’s phones, this one is durable and resistant to extreme conditions. What makes this model so unique? It’s the “H+” in its name. CAT introduced an innovative technology with antimicrobial properties, thus preventing germs from growing on…

zebra l10 xbook product review

Zebra L10 XBOOK Review

In 2018, Zebra released a series of intelligent tablets called L10, a family of three industrial-grade solutions, XBOOK, XSLATE, and XPAD. The Zebra XBOOK L10 comes with a fully functional and foldable keyboard and an ultra-ruggedized design. It seems ideal for technical work in harsh environments. But how powerful is this device, and can it…

dell latitude 7220 product review

Dell Latitude 7220 Rugged Tablet Review

Dell has released a rugged mobile computer to challenge all competitors – Latitude 7220 Rugged Extreme Tablet. This full-scale, extremely functional and portable device is a solid 2-in-1 tablet and laptop solution suitable for harsh working environments. This article digs a little deeper to find out just how powerful the Latitude 7220 Rugged Extreme is.…

zebra l10 xslate product review

Zebra L10 XSLATE Review

Zebra L10 XSLATE is one of the three models available in the company’s latest L10 series of smart devices. It’s designed to meet the needs of workers in the construction, telecommunications, mining, energy, and public safety industries. Praised for its durability and connectivity, this device is also known for its array of performance-boosting accessories. This…

What is an EAN code

What Is an EAN Code?

The EAN code is one of the most widely used product identification tools in the retail industry worldwide. Primarily serving as an upgrade to the UPCs, these barcodes are the backbone of every successful international product shipping operation, especially in Europe. If you’re looking to expand your business overseas and need an international inventory management…

Construction Workers with Industrial Tablet Working

Top Industrial Tablets of 2022

If you work in the warehouse or manufacturing industry, or any other harsh environment, you may be looking for a sturdy tablet to fit your job requirements. In that case, industrial tablets are just what you’re looking for. They have a more durable design, longer active time, and higher protection level compared to consumer models.…

Sonim RS80 Rugged Tablet with Barcode Scanner at Construction Site with Tractor

Top Tablets With Barcode Scanners of 2022

Tablets with built-in barcode scanners are useful devices for scanning 1D, 2D, A4, legal, or other types of files and data. They make any warehouse, manufacturing, or service field job more straightforward and productive. If you’re on the lookout for a barcode scanner for your business, you’ve come to the right place. This article shares…

Online Scannable Vaccine Passport App

How to Scan Vaccine Passports?

Vaccine passports are a new reality in the modern COVID era. More countries are introducing regulations prohibiting entry into specific facilities to persons without proof that they have been vaccinated or tested negative for the coronavirus. This information is stored in vaccine passports scannable by barcode scanning devices or software. In this article, we’ll explain…

Scanning a Barcode on a Product Box with Shipping Information

What is a Barcode?

A common misconception is that barcodes are only used in the supply chain and retail. In reality, barcodes are applied in a variety of industries. If you’re wondering what barcodes are and whether your business needs them, we’re here to provide you with all the necessary information. In this guide, we’ll explain where barcodes are…

Warehouse Worker Scanning Barcode that was generated

Complete Guide to Using a Barcode Generator Online

Barcodes are one of those inventions we don’t think about often, but they’re everywhere. Ever since their invention in 1949, these handy digital tools have been revolutionizing the way businesses operate. There’s hardly any retailer or enterprise that doesn’t rely on specific barcodes to track their inventory and assets. Many small and medium businesses, however,…