Hardware


Algiz laptop

Tiny but tough, rugged ALGx-P01 notebook can accompany you up the mountain

The ALGx-P01 rugged notebook from the Handheld Group acts like a handheld device with a full keyboard, with all the advantages and limitations that implies.

GETAC X500 Rugged Notebook

Getac rugged notebook is large and in charge

The 12.5 pound Getac X500 Ultra Rugged Notebook suits users who need feature-rich options for the harshest conditions.

Virtualization makes replication easier

Virtualization at the server, network and storage layers will make replication of data easier within a disaster recovery system as well as in the cloud, experts say.

More drones coming to airspace near you?

Keep your eyes on the skies. A bill working its way through Congress could dramatically increase the number of drones allowed in U.S. airspace.

Georgia Tech team builds snakebots that slither -- and rescue

Scientists at Georgia Tech are looking closely at how snakes move in order to make robots capable of slithering into nooks and crannies.

Windows Phone 8 secrets leaked

If the latest details are true, the Windows Phone 8, code-named "Apollo," will integrate the phone with the core Windows 8 operating and restore enterprise-focused features to Microsoft's smart-phone platform.

Be the mouse: Kinect for Windows has arrived

Microsoft's motion-sensor peripheral, originally created for the Xbox 360, is now available for Windows-based PCs, and it could change how we interact with computers forever.

DARPA developing contact lenses with 'Terminator'-like abilities

The Defense Department wants to give warfighters science-fiction grade contact lenses that would allow them to magnify distant objects and overlay their vision with battlefield data.

Do candles hold the cure for touch-screen smudges?

The product of an old-world technology, simple candle soot, just might be the answer to a 21st-century scourge, according to German researchers.

DOD's move to Android started with DARPA apps program

Among the next challenges: ensuring connectivity and security in the field.

Army working to streamline networking efforts

The Army's new acquisition and evaluation process is beginning to show results as the service identifies shortcomings and rolls out new systems to troops.

Can virtualization save government $30B by 2015?

Federal, state and local IT leaders expect virtualization to double in the next four years, but legacy apps and funding remain hurdles, a MeritTalk survey finds.

DISA knocks down defense network boundaries, makes them anew

DISA is changing the way it provides network and communications services to warfighters by focusing on forces operating in the most disadvantaged areas of the Defense Department's communications network.

Cleversafe targets big data with 10 exabyte storage

Cleversafe debuts "dispersed storage" system capable of holding 10 exabytes of data, a scale required by new methods for analyzing big data streams.

Army takes aim at C2 battlefield tech

The Army is developing and improving command and control technologies to help make its warfighters more effective in the field.