PCs/Tablets http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6622/more en Mobile technology drives future of service, customer satisfaction http://contractormag.com/best-practices/mobile-technology-drives-future-service-customer-satisfaction <div class="field-byline"> By Kelly Frey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The not-too-distant future will bring us plumbing, HVAC and other building components/appliances that talk directly to service providers </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/best-practices/mobile-technology-drives-future-service-customer-satisfaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/best-practices/mobile-technology-drives-future-service-customer-satisfaction#comments Best Practices GPS PCs/Tablets Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:50:00 +0000 409461 at http://contractormag.com Internet of Things: Mobile tech and the future of field service http://contractormag.com/iot/internet-things-mobile-tech-and-future-field-service <div class="node-body article-body">Nothing over the past 15 years has done more to increase the scope and efficiency of mobile service operations than advances in mobile technology, and the coming decade is going to make those gains look like small potatoes. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/iot/internet-things-mobile-tech-and-future-field-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/iot/internet-things-mobile-tech-and-future-field-service#comments IoT PCs/Tablets Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:47:00 +0000 409421 at http://contractormag.com Have a field day with ruggedized tablet cases, HVAC and plumbing forms http://contractormag.com/feldmans/have-field-day-ruggedized-tablet-cases-hvac-and-plumbing-forms <div class="node-body article-body">Compared to most tools taken to and used on jobsites, an iPad or other tablet benefits from extra-special protection from a sturdy case designed to withstand inadvertent hard knocks and hazard-duty environmental conditions. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/feldmans/have-field-day-ruggedized-tablet-cases-hvac-and-plumbing-forms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/feldmans/have-field-day-ruggedized-tablet-cases-hvac-and-plumbing-forms#comments PCs/Tablets Feldmans Silver Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:32:00 +0000 34171 at http://contractormag.com Mobile apps are a contractor’s best friend http://contractormag.com/smartphones/mobile-apps-are-contractor-s-best-friend <div class="node-body article-body">There are so many apps out there to choose from, where do you go to get a rundown of the best apps available to help you run a successful contracting business? </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/smartphones/mobile-apps-are-contractor-s-best-friend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/smartphones/mobile-apps-are-contractor-s-best-friend#comments PCs/Tablets Smartphones Fri, 02 May 2014 14:52:00 +0000 33261 at http://contractormag.com Computing in the work zone http://contractormag.com/pcstablets/computing-work-zone <div class="node-body article-body"><p> For all the advantages mobile computing can bring to a contracting business, mobile devices are notoriously a) expensive and b) fragile. Meanwhile the jobsite can be an unforgiving environment, and technicians can be notoriously rough on even the most durable tools.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="/site-files/contractormag.com/files/uploads/2012/0712-High-Tech-two-technicians.gif" style="width: 300px; height: 314px;" /></p></div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pcstablets/computing-work-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pcstablets/computing-work-zone#comments PCs/Tablets Fri, 29 Jun 2012 18:06:00 +0000 14361 at http://contractormag.com BrassCraft Web Site Now Features Wholesaler Locator Powered by Google http://contractormag.com/news/brasscraft_website <div class="node-body article-body">BrassCraft Manufacturing Company has added yet another handy tool to its web site – a comprehensive Wholesaler Locator.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/news/brasscraft_website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PCs/Tablets BrassCraft contractormag.com/computers contractormag.com/news Google wholesaler Tue, 22 Mar 2011 14:44:00 +0000 2857 at http://contractormag.com WOLFSENSE 2010 SOFTWARE http://contractormag.com/products/wolfsense_software <div class="node-body article-body">Wolfsense 2010 SOFTWARE in conjunction with sensors is able to turn any Windows XP/VISTA/7 notebook PCs and Windows Mobile Pocket PCs into sophisticated air quality measurement tools. An improved user interface makes operation of the instrumentation ...</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/products/wolfsense_software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PCs/Tablets Software Tue, 06 Jul 2010 17:06:00 +0000 7092 at http://contractormag.com WENNSOFT CLASSIC 2010 MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE http://contractormag.com/products/wennsoft_management_software <div class="node-body article-body">WENNSOFT CLASSIC 2010 MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE makes field staff more productive through its mobility module. In addition to being able to remotely update schedules and record expenses, the module enables field staff to capture multiple signatures, generate ...</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/products/wennsoft_management_software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PCs/Tablets Software Tue, 06 Jul 2010 16:30:00 +0000 3932 at http://contractormag.com SPECTRUM CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE http://contractormag.com/products/spectrum_construction_software <div class="node-body article-body">SPECTRUM CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE now includes a new Service Request Center that provides all the information needed to handle a service request. A representative can use the information to create a new work order within seconds. The software integrates ...</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/products/spectrum_construction_software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PCs/Tablets contractormag.com/computers contractormag.com/products Dexter + Chaney software Tue, 06 Jul 2010 16:20:00 +0000 3488 at http://contractormag.com PARAGON TERRITORY OPTIMIZER http://contractormag.com/products/paragon_territory_optimizer <div class="node-body article-body">PARAGON TERRITORY OPTIMIZER is an advanced solution for both logistics and field service operations that want to reduce costs while boosting productivity. The software ensures that all resources — vehicles and drivers — can be assigned to compact, ...</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/products/paragon_territory_optimizer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PCs/Tablets contractormag.com/computers contractormag.com/products paragon software software Tue, 06 Jul 2010 16:08:00 +0000 4459 at http://contractormag.com