The Handheld US Algiz 13 convertible rugged notebook computer allows users to use it like a tablet or flip the screen for a more typical laptop configuration. It employs magnesium casing for extra protection, and it meets IP54 and MIL-STD-810F military standards for accidental drops, dust and water. It also operates in temperatures ranging from -4 to 122 degrees F. The Algiz 13 features a 1.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Merom ULV processor and up to 4 GB of DDR II 667 RAM. The Algiz 13 includes a shock-mounted 120 GB (up to 160 GB optional) 2.5-inch hard drive with G-Sensor Protection, and it runs either the Windows XP Tablet PC edition or Windows Vista Business operating system. The Algiz 13 has a full keyboard that is dust- and water-protected. The 13.3-inch XGA TFT display is readable even in sunlight. It comes with built-in resistive touch screen capability and an onscreen QWERTY soft keypad. The 7800 mAh Li-ion battery runs up to six hours. The notebook offers up to three simultaneous radios modems, WLAN 802.11 a/b/g, Bluetooth and optional WAN/GPRS, and a fully integrated GPS receiver - providing highly reliable connectivity across the range of wireless networks. Designed for expansive radio frequency coverage, it features internal antennas, and the magnesium case provides RF shielding and extensive RF noise filtering.