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The Rugged Insider, Vol. 6                                               October 2012

 

 

 

Extending battery life and big savings

 

What is the best screen size for a battlefield combat device? How do we maximize the battery life for a mobile computer?  Does the spread of cell phones contribute to social unrest? What’s the latest chapter in the never-ending JTRS story? Why is every sentence in this paragraph a question?

 

There’s no question that this has been a big month for AMREL. Continuing our long tradition of rigorous quality control, we received a certification for ISO 9001:2008.  Also, for the first time ever, you can now buy AMREL laptops, tablets, and handhelds at deep discounts online.

 

See you next month!

 

 

Quote of the Month

 

“Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.”

Joseph Campbell

 

Discussion

Optimal Screen Size For Mobile Devices Used By Warfighters

 

What is the optimal screen size for a mobile device?  A few thoughts and a few questions.

 

Read Article Here

 

 

 

 

Ask the Expert

 

How do I maximize battery life for my mobile computer?

 

 

What everyone wants to know.

 

Read Answer Here

 

 

Got a question for the experts?  Write to: editor@amrel.com.

 

 

 

On the Web

By the numbers: Mobile phones on the road to unrest

I don’t buy ZDNet’s argument that cell phone diffusion in developing countries contributes to unrest, but the stats for the growth of widespread usage are very interesting.

 

Read Article Here

 

On the Web

 

The Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Saga Continues

 

Network Integration Evaluation Exercise says that the voice quality of JTRS manpack radio “was often poor, garbled and unintelligible.”

 

The Contractor says there are no problems and they fixed them anyway.

 

The ARMY says we’re buying 3,800.

 

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AMREL Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

 


AMREL has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification for design, engineering, manufacturing, and customization of rugged mobile computing solutions. 

 

Read here

 

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