if you believe in the unpredictability in life, then you must believe that someday you will subject your lovely tablet to shock, fluid aggression and the likes. that said, whether you are getting a little over paranoia about this plausible eventuality or you simply love the idea of swiping and typing away in the rain, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows Tablet will gladly takes on the job. yes. it is a Windows portable that is powered by the lovely Windows 8 Pro 64-bit and blessed with rugged built that’s tested for drops (MIL-STD-810G standard), fluid and dust ingress (IP65) and extreme temperatures. basically, it is built tough, insuring that it will deliver reliable, sturdy performance under virtually any conditions that would otherwise render typical tablets useless. billed as the thinnest and lightest fully-rugged Toughpad, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows Tablet features a 10.1-inch HD daylight-readable ten-point multitouch display that boast a 1,920 x 1,200 resolution, a third-generation 1.9GHz Intel i5 processor, up to 8GB of RAM, 128GB SSD, USB 3.0 and HDMI ports, Ethernet port, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity. optional features include dedicated GPS, microSD card slot and 4G LTE or 3G Gobi. arriving this March with a rather hefty sticker of $2,900. now that we have read the price, we are inclined to think that it is more geared towards professionals like engineers and archaeologists. but hey, if you are made of money, no one is going to stop you from owning one. isn’t it?