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DEWALT phone built rugged & tough to take abuse on job sites

By Erin L / March 7, 2017 / Comments Off on DEWALT phone built rugged & tough to take abuse on job sites

Smartphones are often delicate pieces of technology.  The glass screens and thin metal casings may look pretty, but they’re not suited to some industries or locations like a construction site. Now DEWALT, known for its power tool line has come out with an Android phone that’s built so tough it doesn’t even need a case.…

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Learning the history of Calgary’s Barron Building through Beakerhead 

By Erin L / September 19, 2015 / Comments Off on Learning the history of Calgary’s Barron Building through Beakerhead 

Not many organizations could take a stripped to the bricks, abandoned art deco era office building and into something cool that people want to see. But Calgary’s art science and engineering mashup known as Beakerhead is doing just that. In this case, they’ve taken Calgary’s Barron Building and turned it into a chic art showcase space. The…

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Sonim proves to me their ultra heavy duty cell phones can take abuse

By Erin L / October 29, 2014 / Comments Off on Sonim proves to me their ultra heavy duty cell phones can take abuse

Sonim makes what they call “the world’s toughest phones”.  Brand new to Canada, they brought a few of their “virtually indestructable” phones to the CTV studios for an episode of Tech Talk for us to test them out and see what they mean. To watch the video of our freezing test, mud bath, and hot…

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