So, Swingy, got one yet? I know, it's not Festool green, but...
"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country
against his government." --Edward Abbey
BTDT ... arrived late last year. :)
No Apple Fanbois, but I take ONLY an iPad and smart phone with me to a
job site these days and in the process the DroidX itself has basically
... and for ALL the reasons stated in the article. (AAMOF, when you see
my signature block on a wRec post as "www.ewoodshop.com", that's the
iPad talking ... a 64GB/3G Verizon model, usually posted while
supervising/keeping an eye on ongoing work).
Supervision is the absolute key to a successful construction project,
and the iPad has increased my ability to be present, on site, and be
that watchful eye that causes the work to be done properly.
AAMOF, if I can help it, will never do business, particularly where you
have to travel from job site to job site, without a tablet device again.
And the iPad, with available apps/plus the cloud, currently fills that
I bid two jobs this week with ALL necessary tools at hand in one device
... from taking walk-though videos and photos of the areas; to hand
drawing a rough sketch with dimensions; to showing the client my
portfolio of similar work; to Googling the interweb to illustrate style
options and choices.
I pity the modern day Luddites who refuse to investigate the myriad
benefits of using one simply because it has the cachet of a coffee
house/wine bar denizen ... :)
Now, if it only ran SketchUP ....
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