I'd normally just pass over words reading "Panasonic tough book/touch pad" for someone else to pick up like bread ends of a sliced loaf. They usually conjure up thoughts of serious business and serious in the field work for serious things. Even the Lenovo brand has a little more edge to it then it used to with its more hipster like range of machines. But this article firmly imprinted the words of "Panasonic tough pad" firmly in my brain. For the full coverage of the press conference and preview for Panasonic's new pad of tough wonderment hit this link. Panasonic now have a tough pad as well as tough books... see?