The ASUS NovaGo is a Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Gigabit LTE laptop featuring up to 22 hours of battery life. The display is 13.3-inch full high-definition (1,920 x 1,080) resolution with capacitive multitouch. The NovaGo features 8 GB of RAM memory with storage options of 64 GB, 128 GB or 256 GB Universal Flash Storage 2.0. NovaGo has a durable 360-degree multi-gear hinge and its 10-point multitouch display features ASUS Pen support; ASUS Pen has a 1024-level pressure-sensitive tip. The laptop weighs 1.39 kg with a thin 14.9 mm profile. The Snapdragon X16 LTE modem produces download speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
The new Trade Agreements Act (TAA) Compliant Ergonomic USB Keyboard from SMK-Link Electronics is designed to reduce wrist strain while typing. The keyboard features 105 tactile-response keys, with hotkeys for Internet (e.g., home and search), multimedia (e.g., play/pause/stop) and computer control (e.g., sleep/wake, calculator and email). The ergonomic split design encourages natural hand, wrist and arm positioning.
Getac’s second-generation S410 semi-rugged notebook uses Intel 8th Generation Core i5/i7 processors. The 14-inch full HD LumiBond 2.0 screen provides a responsive 10-point touch experience, even while wearing gloves, with up to 800 nits (optional 1,000-nit HD screen available) of brightness for glare-free reading, even in direct sunlight. It is MIL-STD-810G and IP52-certified to survive drops up to 3 feet, spills, moisture, vibrations, shock and extreme temperatures, from -5.8°F to 140°F (operating temperature) and -60°F to 160°F (storage temperature). Protected I/O ports and an island-style, splash-proof keyboard protect system components from dust and water, while the rubber corners and an ergonomic rubber handle provide additional protection. The 4 GB DDR4 memory is expandable to 32 GB, while storage starts at 500 GB.
Miriam Jones is chief copy editor of Government Technology, Governing, Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines. She joined e.Republic in 2000 as an editor of Converge magazine.