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No. 5: Google Nexus 5

No. 5: Google Nexus 5

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Phones from Google's Nexus program have always had the advantage of being officially supported by the company. That means Google ...

No. 3: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

No. 3: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2013

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Active makes rugged look good. The S4 active packs a quick 1.9 gigahertz, quad-core processor, but is ...

No. 1: Apple iPhone 5S

No. 1: Apple iPhone 5S

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2013

Some of you might be wondering what the iPhone is doing at the top of our list. It's not the ...

The 5 best smartphones for construction work

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2013

Team communication and connectivity are two of the most important aspects of any successful business and the smartphone has done ...

No. 2: Caterpillar B15

No. 2: Caterpillar B15

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2013

While the Galaxy S4 Active went for rugged and sleek, the Caterpillar B15—the company's first smartphone— goes for rugged with ...

No. 4: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

No. 4: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2013

Make no bones about it: the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a giant phone. With a 5.7-inch display, it makes ...

Caterpillar granted early access to Google Glass, working on ways to improve interaction with equipment

Caterpillar granted early access to Google Glass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2013

While we're pretty sure Google Glass isn't ready for primetime on jobsites just yet, Caterpillar is working to figure out ...

Toughen up your iPhone with this concrete skin

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2013

The iPhone is an impressive device. But, as beautiful as its design is, it's still rather delicate. Now you can make ...

Topcon launches rugged SL-100 modem for connecting Sitelink3D network

Topcon launches rugged SL-100 modem for connecting...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2013

Topcon’s Sitelink3D is a pretty amazing thing to see in action. The Web portal provides real time jobsite management, data ...

Samsung’s water- and dustproof Galaxy S4 Active redefines top-of-the-line in rugged smartphones

Samsung’s water- and dustproof Galaxy S4 Active...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2013

The design isn't quite as exciting as Caterpillar's take on rugged smartphones, but Samsung's new Galaxy S4 Active certainly continues ...

BIM and iPad use quickly gaining traction in construction industry thanks to productivity boosts

BIM and iPad use quickly gaining traction in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

Using an iPad or another of the myriad tablets on the market today to view plans and blueprints on the ...

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