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MobileDemand Rugged Technology Blog

A comprehensive blog about rugged tablet technology, industries, and applications; rugged tablets; and rugged cases for Microsoft Surface and iPad Pro. Brought to you by MobileDemand, a worldwide leader in innovative rugged tablets and cases for business productivity.

Revealing What Happens in Vegas...

You’ve heard the line “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” It attracts 46 million visitors annually and they don’t call it Sin City for nothing. Things happen that may be out of the …

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5 Highlights of the New Microsoft Windows 10

As you may have heard by now, Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 this summer. July 29 to be exact. In order to help prepare you for the new operating system, we've put together a list of …

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5 Critical Items to a Successful Forklift-Mounted Tablet Deployment

In the continuous pursuit of greater efficiency, accuracy and productivity, many manufacturing and warehousing operations are looking to tablets because of the real-time performance they …

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Microsoft Windows 10 for Rugged Tablets - Coming Soon!

As I'm sure you've heard by now, Microsoft Windows 10 is coming soon. Very soon! Not only for consumer tablets that you buy at Best Buy, Target, Walmart and others, but for enterprise- …

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Donating to Non-Profit Who Helped With 2008 Post-Flood Cleanup

Following the historic flooding of Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 2008, non-profit river cleanup and conservation organization Living Lands & Waters donated countless hours of their time to …

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Press Release: Rugged Tablets Donated to a Non-Profit River Cleanup Organization

MobileDemand, a global provider of enterprise-ready, all-weather Windows® tablets, has donated twelve xTablet C1200 rugged convertible tablets to Illinois-based Living Lands & Waters. As a 5 …

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Why You Should Be Mounting Tablets on Forklifts

It's no secret that warehouses are busy places which require precise tracking of its inventory. But would it surprise you that there are companies who are still using paper and pencil for all of …

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Throwback Thursday: First Case Study - Box Canyon Dairy

The very first case study from MobileDemand was published all the way back in 2008. It featured Box Canyon Dairy out of Wendell, Idaho and their use of rugged tablets for the care of nearly 10,000 …

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Telecom Top 5 Reasons Telecom / Field Service / Utilities Companies Should Utilize Tablets

Deployment in telecommunications requires specific hardware capabilities. These criteria are crucial for CSPs (Communications Service Provider) considering using devices on the retail store floor …

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Throwback Thursday: Google Success Story on MobileDemand

Back in October of 2007, Google published a success story about MobileDemand's use of AdWords and how it helped grow the business from the ground up (400% growth over a three year period) …

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MobileDemand Tablets are RUGGED. Here's Proof...

You'd be surprised how dirty certain working environments are and you may question how any sort of mobile technology could actually survive in those conditions. Well, that's where rugged …

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Competing Rugged Tablets Put to the Test by ComputerWorld

When you put a $695 rugged tablet up against $2000+ rugged tablets in a series of torture tests, you'd think that the less expensive device wouldn't survive as well as the others. 

Not so …

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The New Era in the Manufacturing Industry -- Secure, Rugged Tablets

To respond to the many challenges manufacturing and resources companies are facing today, organizations of all sizes must maximize the efficiency and efficacy of their mobile workforces. Mobile …

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MobileDemand to Showcase Tablets at Anheuser-Busch WEIM

The latest in tablet technology for beer distributors will be on display at the 2015 Anheuser-Busch Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The expo, WEIM, takes place from March 8 to March 9 at the …

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Top 3 Reasons to Upgrade from Windows XP / 7 to Windows 8 Professional

As a small, mid-size or even large business, your tablets and PCs are essential tools that affect everything you do. Upgrading to Windows 8 Pro presents an opportunity to get a radically …

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Challenges for Telecommunications Industry and Their Mobile Workforce

Communication service providers (CSPs) are characterized by the ever-growing demand for anytime, anywhere, and always-on connections, which enable real-time dynamic interaction between people, …

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New Innovation, Opportunities for Public Sector, Government

Technology has long been a catalyst for progress on key societal challenges around the world.  The advent of cloud computing, connected smart devices, and new ways to communicate, interact and …

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Challenges Facing Commercial and Private Airlines in 2015

Rising fuel prices, global economic forces, competition, and changing passenger expectations are all combining to make profitability a constant struggle for airlines of all sizes. Let’s look …

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Agriculture, Farming Benefit from Rugged Tablets

  The big trend in technology right now is individuals and businesses switching their mobile workforce from laptops to tablets. Tablets are one of the fastest growing segments of …

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Beat the Competition - Deploy Rugged Tablets in the Food & Beverage Distribution Industry

In the food and beverage distribution industry, it is vital to have mobile technology that will withstand temperature variations, multiple drops to hard surfaces and even absorb impacts to the …

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