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Festool SysRock Jobsite Radio

The new, compact SysRock radio provides serious sound and hands-free phone... More

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Choosing Tough Tech

In the world of cellphone marketing, “durable” sometimes just means a device that... More

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So-Called “Rugged” Protection Standards Come from the Military

The term "rugged" is getting thrown around more and more when it comes to mobile... More

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Tools Up Close: Job-Site Radios

Like many carpenters, I enjoy listening to music at work. When I was starting out,... More

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A Carpenter's Favorite iPhone Apps

Last year I replaced my cellphone with an Apple iPhone, a smartphone that allows me to check my e-mail and go online. More

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2009 Editors' Choice: DeWalt/Ford Tool Link RFID

Communication and computer technologies have clearly made their way onto our... More


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Two Wedge-Style Work Boots

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