Tripod Data Systems (TDS) released the Recon

Tripod Data Systems (TDS) released the Recon , a rugged handheld computer. The Recon 200C features a 200 MHz Intel XScale CPU, 64 MB of RAM and 32 MB of internal nonvolatile Flash storage. The Recon 400C uses a 400 MHz CPU and includes 128 MB of Flash storage. Both models include a color TFT display, a 9-pin serial port and a USB port that transfers large files using standard cables. Weighing 16 ounces, the Recon features a comfortable shape and an easy-to-grip, soft rubber exterior. (TDS, Corvallis, Ore.)