Time to retire those minimalist gadgets. These modern wonders are where it's at—and they bring a whole new meaning to the phrase durable goods.
Our Favorite New Rugged Tech
Durable laptops, digital cameras, and cell phones that can take a beating.
Dell Latitude XT2 XFR Tablet PC
Constructed from an innovative material that's as light as it is strong, this workhorse is built to withstand plunges—off tray tables or out of Jeeps. And the high-tech, multi-touch screen spares you from toting something that looks like it was made by Fisher-Price.
($3,599 and up, dell.com)