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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 Amanda Bayhi 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 ...

The Samsung Galaxy S5′s best new feature is that it’s both dust- and waterproof

The Samsung Galaxy S5′s best new feature is that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2014

Whether you love your iPhone or can't imagine using a device with a small display, you have to admit that ...

No. 3 in 2013: Caterpillar launches the B15 smartphone

No. 3 in 2013: Caterpillar launches the B15 smartphone

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

One of the coolest things we saw in 2013 was Caterpillar's entrance into the smartphone market. An obviously hard market ...

No. 1 in 2013: The 5 best smartphones for construction work

No. 1 in 2013: The 5 best smartphones for construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

Remember that excitement we mentioned about the Caterpillar B15? It inspired us to go through the available options and rank ...

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

Contractors are spending more time with their...

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, ...

The top 13 construction industry stories and posts of 2013

The top 13 construction industry stories and posts of...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 29, 2013

To say 2013 was a big year for us here at Equipment World would be an understatement. We've seen our online ...

12th Day of Construction Gifts: Lego Technic Excavator

12th Day of Construction Gifts: Lego Technic Excavator

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2013

It's the final day of our 12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools and Toys countdown. And while we kicked the ...

11th Day of Construction Gifts: Warn PullzAll cordless portable winch

11th Day of Construction Gifts: Warn PullzAll cordless...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2013

The PullzAll cordless winch gives you superhuman strength anywhere. This portable 24V winch from Warn pulls up to 1,000 pounds ...

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