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Documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” shows how valuable the intersection of the arts and technology is to a nation re-learning how to make things

Documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” shows how...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2014

If you are any kind of craftsman, if you've ever had to build your own tools, jigs or fixtures to ...

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America voice frustrations with telematics: torrents of data, unintuitive software

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 18, 2014

Last week I attended the Association of Equipment Management Professionals annual retreat and strategy session.  As chairman of the AEMP's ...

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 ...

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics standard

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2014

Just months after two United States based equipment associations announced a new standard to govern fleet telematics, a German-based trade ...

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 ...

The Motion Computing R12 is a rugged Windows tablet designed for construction

The Motion Computing R12 is a rugged Windows tablet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 21, 2014

Even though adoption of new software, devices and other technologies have a lot of room to grow when it comes ...

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 ...

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, ...

Construction firm saves $1.2 million by switching from paper plans to iPads and Apple TV combo

Construction firm saves $1.2 million by switching from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 22, 2013

For some people, adopting new technology comes easy. They naturally want whatever is newest and fastest. But for most, the ...

No. 5: Google Nexus 5

No. 5: Google Nexus 5

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2013

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

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