Nextel. Designed to resist shock, vibration, dust, and extreme weather, the all-weather, ruggedized Motorola i305 mobile phone also resists blowing rain, humidity, and salt fog. The handset is encased in rubber with a sculpted grip for comfort, and it has a lens guard. Its interior lining and seals protect against rain, sleet, and snow intrusion. (800) 639-6111. www.nextel.com.
Leica Geosystems. Incorporating all the capabilities of the DISTO Classic laser measure with the addition of Bluetooth wireless technology, the DISTO Plus laser measure allows users to send measurements to a Bluetooth-enabled pocket PC or laptop. The tool has a Pythagoras function and an integrated 2x telescopic viewer. It also performs basic mathematical functions. (770) 447-6361. www.disto.com.
xPlore Technologies. The iX104RD Renegade Dual tablet PC offers both active and finger-touch input options versatility. The ruggedized tablet runs on Windows Tablet PC XP but can also be preconfigured with Windows 2000 Professional. With 256MB of RAM, a 20GB hard drive, and an 866 MHz processor, the tablet provides ample power for mobile computing. (888) 449-7567. www.xploretech.com.
Polaroid. A durable yellow casing and rubberized non-slip finish protects the One600 JobPro Camera on the jobsite. Its specially designed lens allows users to take detail shots from as close as 1 1/2 feet and a lighten/darken control ensures better exposures in dim light. The camera's viewfinder is protected by a dust shield. (800) 662-8337. www.polaroid.com/jobpro.
Stanley. The IntelliLaser Pro Laser Line Level/Stud Finder works as a level, a stud finder, and a laser layout tool. Its 20-foot laser pivots every 45 degrees up to 180 degrees for accurate layout angles. It also detects studs and joists through up to 1 1/2 inches of drywall and has continuous live wire detection up to 3/4 inch depth. Patent-pending display graphics inform the user of stud proximity. (800) 782-6539. www.stanleyworks.com.
Sony. Three new T-series Clie handhelds use Clie's Organizer software to allow users to keep schedules, take notes, and track contacts as well as take and store digital photos and record voice memos. The T-H55 (shown) features a large 320x480 pixel color LCD screen, four quick-access function buttons, and a Jog Dial scroll navigator. (877) 865-7669. www.sony.com/clie.
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