back to article Getac E100 rugged UMPC

This UMPC has been specifically designed for use in in the field - conditions where you'd never normally take a laptop. So if you're an engineer, an architect - or perhaps a sniper - this PC's for you. The Getac E100 meets military and ruggedisation standards MIL-STD-810F and IP54, which basically means it's resistant to dust …


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  1. Anonymous Coward


    for smacking somebody round the head with.


  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Getac girl

    Is she dressed in full kevlar body armour, toting an M-16 alongside her shiraz.

  3. Anonymous Coward

    "bright and easily readable"

    Hell, I'll buy it for just that alone. I just spent 2 weeks on a motorcycle trip trying to use my Nokia N800 as a GPS, after my laptop died.

    There's few things more frustrating than being on the side of the road in an unfamiliar city going "where the f*ck am I?!" and trying to read an almost totally washed out screen. (it was still better than a Tom-Tom, Garmin, et al, in that it used maps downloaded from Google instead of the usual 14-years-out-of-date stuff)

  4. Francis Boyle Silver badge

    re: Getac girl

    Nah, the full body armour'd get in the way of the jumpsuit seductively unzipped to the navel - you've gotta get your media cliche straight.

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