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DeWalt unveils the MD501: A rugged phone for construction going head-to-head with Cat

DeWalt unveils the MD501: A rugged phone for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 26, 2016

While "the construction industry smartphone market is getting interesting" isn't exactly a phrase I thought I'd be typing a few ...

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to Talk with exclusive launch on Verizon (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2016

Caterpillar has launched its latest smartphone, an update to the thinner S50 model dubbed the S50c. Inside and out, this rugged phone is largely ...

1st Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar S40 Android smartphone (plus a chance to win one)

1st Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar S40 Android...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 07, 2015

We're kicking off this year's 12 Days of Construction Gifts with Caterpillar's latest Android phone, the S40. And we're ringing ...

The 5 Best Smartphones for Construction [2016 Edition]

The 5 Best Smartphones for Construction [2016 Edition]

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2015

No. 4 Story in 2015 « No. 5 Story No. 3 Story »   Smartphones have become so vital to the workflows ...

REVIEW: Caterpillar S40’s excellent durability, battery life come with major sacrifices

REVIEW: Caterpillar S40’s excellent durability,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2015

No. 6 Story in 2015 « No. 7 No. 5 »   It's not often that Caterpillar is beaten handily by competitors ...

Caterpillar launches Cat Inspect app, replacing forms with smartphones, tablets on machine walkarounds

Caterpillar launches Cat Inspect app, replacing forms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2015

Caterpillar has released a new app for smartphones and tablets that allows owners, operators and fleet managers to remove paper ...

Caterpillar unveils the S40: Rugged smartphone’s slim design combines Cat DNA, user feedback (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar unveils the S40: Rugged smartphone’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2015

Two years ago, the no. 1 manufacturer of heavy equipment in the world entered a market comprised of concepts and ...

Smartphone use increases among construction contractors, as does use of apps, interest in video

Smartphone use increases among construction...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 27, 2014

Clear trends have emerged in the past four years as contractors rely more heavily on technology, according to a new ...

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2014

A little over a year after releasing its first rugged smartphone, the B15, Caterpillar has upgraded the device with a ...

5 reasons the old two-way radio is better than a smartphone for jobsite communication

5 reasons the old two-way radio is better than a...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 13, 2014

Is your jobsite one of the many across the country that has embraced smartphones? In many ways, these portable computers ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar B15 rugged smartphone tested with 35-foot high dive before being crushed by a 277D

VIDEO: Caterpillar B15 rugged smartphone tested with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2014

Caterpillar today released the second in its series of Built For It videos which submit Cat machines to the ultimate ...

Technology is still not a top priority for most construction firms, but improving economy could change that (INFOGRAPHIC)

Technology is still not a top priority for most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2014

A recent survey indicates that while technology is not a top priority for the majority of construction firms in North ...

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