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Hands-on: Panasonic’s lightweight 14-inch Toughbook

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29 Jan
2014
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CF-LX3

When gadgets tout themselves to be “rugged”, I usually assume them to be thick and heavy straight away, full of padding and other protection that keeps them safe from liquid spills and heart-stopping drops.

But while Panasonic’s new CF-LX3 toughbook still retains its ungainly exterior and rugged chops, it is notably much lighter than its predecessors. The 14-inch notebook weighed in at just 1.29 kg, a number that seemed to defy the laws of physics when I picked it up.

 
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IT Show 2013: new and noteworthy deals

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8 Mar
2013
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For some people, the unceasing IT bazaars such as this week’s IT Show seem to assault the senses every three months, with their loud discounts and thronging crowds.

Still, some brands treat the event as a launch pad for their new products, and other companies occasionally surprise us with generous gifts and low price points, so they’re worth checking out.

Here are a few new and noteworthy items at this year’s IT Show.

 
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