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No. 7 in 2013: “Scoop” game brings excavator operation to the tablet

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

In October, we profiled the development of a great game for tablets and smartphones called "Scoop." The game gives you a ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

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Contractors are spending more time with their smartphones: have increased app, social media and tablet use as well

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 30, 2013

While our 2014 Internet Use and Social Media Survey does not show the dramatic contrasts that our 2013 survey did, ...

New app allows Komatsu owners to view Komtrax fleet monitoring data on iPhone, iPad or Android devices

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2013

Komatsu America has released a new app that gives owners the ability to browse their Komtrax fleet monitoring data on ...

OSHA launches heat advisory app for iPhone, Android, Blackberry

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 21, 2013

Summer is in full swing with temperatures inching closer to triple digits each day and heat indexes in many areas ...

Contractor smartphone use surges; social media use sees modest gain

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 04, 2013

Contractors are dinged for being slow technology adaptors, but according to the 2013 Equipment World Internet Use and Social Media ...

Marketplace: February 2013

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Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 04, 2013

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Firestone’s Air Command Android app allows remote suspension adjustments

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Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 11, 2012

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Walter Surface Technologies releases safety app for iPhone, iPad

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Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 15, 2012

  Improve metalworking safety on the jobsite with the Walter Safety App, available now for the iPhone and iPad. The new app ...

Gauge Belt Wear inspection app available for Android, iPhone

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 31, 2012

Gates Corporation has released its Parts Image Capture (PIC) Gauge Belt Wear App in an Android version. Gates released an ...

Finding the best mobile BIM apps to put to work on your jobsite

Finding the best mobile BIM apps to put to work on your...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 17, 2012

  Thomislav Zigo of Clayco Inc. spent an hour during the first day of the Associated General Contractors of America IT ...

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