I can’t imagine I’m the only person who’s ever spilled a drink on my laptop. And if you’re hauling your deck from dining table to cafe to conference, then you might want to think about getting something a bit more rugged. To be released in January, NEC’s “ShieldPro” FC-N21S is a ruggedized tablet PC weighing 2.5lbs with an Intel processor clocking in at 1.2ghz.
More importantly, as the video above demonstrates, you can lean this machine against a tree at a dog park without a care in the world. It even promises to withstand drops of nearly three feet. Consider the estimated $2,600 price tag as paying an insurance premium on your data.