Panasonic ToughBook Joins the WWAN Party

Just when we thought we had seen them all, Panasonic has given its ToughBook line of laptops mobile broadband capabilities, which means you can use your ToughBook to connect to the interwebs from anywhere. The CF-19 ($4,199) and the CF-30 ($4,699) will both support UMTS/HSDPA networks as well as Sprint and Verizon's high-speed EV-DO network. The laptops are still highly underpowered and overweight for their price tag (the CF-30 comes in at 8 lbs), but to date they're the only rugged notebooks with built-in WWAN.

Panasonic ToughBook [Press Release]