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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.

What is RFID

We’ve all seen, or at the least experienced RFID, even if we didn’t know it at the time. Those little tags you see on clothing, or the patches on electronics that set the alarms off in …

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4 Benefits of Tablets in Retail

There are many benefits to having a tablet in your retail environment beyond the benefits it can provide in your warehouse. Here are four benefits of a tablet in retail. 


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MobileDemand's Free Barcode Generator

Are you in need of a barcode? It can be difficult to know where to look, but fortunately, we make it easy. Let’s look at how you can get a barcode. 


Barcodes – …

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Brief History of Barcodes and How They Work

We are all familiar with the idea of barcodes. Any trip to the grocery store means you will encounter thousands of them, each one assigned to a product. But how exactly do barcodes work? Here is a …

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What is the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to revolutionize the way everything is done, from working on a car to buying groceries to production at a factory. But many still don’t understand …

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Rugged Tablets vs Rugged Laptops

If you’re looking to purchase rugged technology, chances are you’re looking for something that’s tough enough to take out into the field.  But with field work, there’s …

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How to Tell if You Need a Rugged Tablet

With so many options for both rugged and consumer grade tablets, it can be difficult to know which to choose. Significant price differences and numerous claims about durability on both …

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How to get Decision Maker Buy In

Buying a rugged tablet can be one of the best decisions for your company, but it’s also a major one. While a rugged tablet may be just what your company needs, it can be a substantial …

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Goodbye Windows 7

After nearly 10 years with the Windows 7® operating system (OS), it's nearing time to say goodbye. As it stands a little under half of all the computers in the world …

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Warehousing Management Systems and Rugged Tablet Compatibility

In today’s fast paced environment, everything needs to be done quicker, more efficiently, and more accurately. People want everything in hours, not days, and  …

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The Value of xProtect

Every MobileDemand rugged tablet includes a limited manufacturer’s warranty, and we offer service for retired MobileDemand products. An xProtect …

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MobileDemand Tailgater

With October at its end, Halloween upon us, and football in full swing, what better way is there to celebrate than with a good old-fashioned Tailgater.


Surrounded by great food and even …

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Value of Ready-to-Deploy Bundles vs Rugged Cases

Searching for a tablet to use in your business can lead you across the internet. Then you find it – a Microsoft® Surface Pro®, and it’s the perfect fit. Now you need to protect …

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Rugged iPad Case Drops from New Heights

At MobileDemand, we put all our products through several of the rigorous tests of MIL-STD-810G, and our rugged case for iPad® 9.7-inch is no exception. So, on a warm summer day, we suited up …

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IP Ratings and Why They are Important

Many electronic devices claim things such as “water resistant” or “water proof.”  With all these words being thrown around, how do you know if they are …

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MIL-STD-810G in Consumer Products - What Does it Mean

MIL-STD-810G is something you often see referred to when it comes to rugged technology. Companies will claim MIL-STD-810G designed, certified, and tested, but …

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Microsoft Announces Surface Pro 6

Microsoft® recently introduced several new products, including the Surface Pro® 6. It’s been over a year since the Surface Pro was updated, so we’ve been eager to see what the new …

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Not all Tablets are Created Equal - Differences between Consumer and Rugged Tablets

Which is the right choice – consumer or rugged tablets? No doubt that’s a question that anyone with the need for such technology has asked themselves. Other questions …

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MobileDemand Screen Protectors – Added Protection for Your Rugged Tablet

xCases, MobileDemand rugged cases for Microsoft Surface®, iPad®, and iPad Pro®, and iPad Air® are built to the same standards all our products …

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Five Reasons to Use a POS Tablet

When it comes to point-of-sales (POS) systems, more and more businesses are turning to tablets to fulfill their needs. Where you once may have had to spend thousands of …

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