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

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What is a FLIR Camera?

A FLIR camera uses forward-looking infrared thermal imaging technology. These types of cameras are typically used in surveillance, monitoring, searching, and tracking. However, they can also be useful in construction, warehousing, transportation, and extreme sports. Aside from traditional FLIR cameras, you can also find smartphones with built-in FLIR cameras. In this article, we’ll discuss FLIR…

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. Are…

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…

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Top Sonim XP8 Accessories

Industries such as construction, manufacturing, production, and healthcare make great demands on a device’s durability, battery life, and communication features. The Sonim XP8 is one of the bestsellers, combining adequate price, rugged construction, and advanced functionality. Depending on the industry, you may be looking for add-ons to make your daily performance even more efficient. Sonim…

Best Platform for Mobile Computers

Which Platform to Use on Mobile Computers?

Mobile computers are a mainstay of efficient business operations, however, choosing the right devices can be complicated. There are plenty of factors to consider, one of the major points being the operating system. While general-use consumer computers run mainly on iOS or Windows, the industrial device market is shifting toward Android. Below, we’ll take a…

Zebra TC51 product review

Complete Review of the Zebra TC51

When it comes to businesses purchasing mobile devices, regular smartphones don’t really cut it. Field professionals need equipment with long lifespans, that can handle constant and rigorous use. Here’s where rugged handheld computers, such as the Zebra TC51, come into play, combining essential modern smartphone features with industry-dedicated solutions. Today, we’ll be reviewing Zebra TC51,…

Scanning a GTIN Barcode with Scanner

What Is a GTIN Barcode?

Product identification is an essential part of any business, logistics, or manufacturing supply chain. This is especially true as more and more online sellers add specific product identifiers to their listings on popular selling websites such as Amazon or Google Shopping. The GTIN Barcode is one of the most popular barcodes that serves as a…

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3 product review

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3 Review

Tablet computers have revolutionized the modern workplace. These handheld devices enable your team members to communicate and perform remote tasks without a hitch. Rugged models in particular, like the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3, are perfect for any environment due to their durable build. In this article we’re reviewing Samsung’s take on rugged tablets, the…

Panasonic Toughbook L1 tablet

Panasonic Toughbook L1 Review

In this article, we’ll be reviewing the Panasonic Toughbook L1 and covering all the major features of the device. Toughbook L1 Specifications Operating System Android™ 8.1 (Oreo™) CPU Qualcomm® MSM8909 1.1GHz Quad-Core Ruggedness Fully Rugged Display – Qualcomm® WCN3660B IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/d/h/i/r– Qualcomm® MSM8909 – 4G LTE, HSPA+, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM– Certified with Verizon, AT&T–…

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Rugged Handheld Computer Reviews

Handheld computers are an integral part of the modern workforce and rugged models are particularly well-suited to a variety of industries. With so many devices on the market, searching for the perfect rugged handheld computer can be challenging. You’re likely looking for a durable construction that can withstand jolts, shocks, drops, vibration, dirt, liquids, and…

Panasonic FZ-T1 product Review

Panasonic FZ-T1 Review

Whether you’re running a small business or a huge organization, you need a reliable device to facilitate communication and process data. This is where mobile computers, such as the Panasonic FZ-T1 come into play. Not only are they great for providing instructions to your team from anywhere at any time, but they can also make…

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The Complete Guide to Mobile Computing

Mobile computing has become ubiquitous over the past few decades, meaning many businesses are on the go in more ways than one. A generic term that describes our ability to access information while away from a desktop device, “mobile computing” allows you to process information while in motion and without the restriction of geographic location.…

DataLogic Joya Touch Review

DataLogic Joya Touch Review

The modern workplace has seen numerous technological breakthroughs, including the addition of mobile computers, that have made field jobs much simpler. Devices such as the DataLogic Joya Touch, come with a variety of features that simplify everyday tasks and allow for seamless business communications on the road. In this review of the DataLogic Joya Touch…