One Tough NoteBook
In this corner is the tough TankBook by Tangent Computer, Inc. The notebook computer is custom built for use in harsh environmental conditions. TankBook is designed to withstand extreme high and low temperatures, rain or other liquids, dirt or dust and being dropped on concrete from up to three feet. Additionally, the notebook computer is oil and grease proof as well as vibration proof. The body of the TankBook is made of magnesium diecast alloy that protects it from such drops or heavy impacts.
Other features include a removable hard drive that allows users to save their data if the notebook is damaged. Extensive testing ensures that TankBooks is 100% survivable and is certified to perform regardless of harsh conditions. Tangent Computer, Inc., Burlingame, CA, (888) TANGENT, www.tangent.com.
This article originally appeared in the 11/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.