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Conker partners with leading Endpoint software supplier, VXL, to promote its Fusion UEM, Unified Endpoint Management Software.

Conker, the UK’s leading manufacturer of Rugged tablets, smartphones, PDAs and barcode scanners announces a new, exciting partnership with VXL. The UK partnership promotes VXL’s Fusion UEM, a unified Endpoint management software, which is fully compatible with Conker’s Android and Windows devices. "Conker’s expertise as leading Windows and Android rugged tablet, phone and PDA supplier makes them an ideal advocate for our unified endpoint management business strategy." "Together we...

Top 10 Construction Tech blogs

Top 10 Construction Tech blogs Here at Conker, we like all things Construction Technology. We read about it, talk about it, share with you the good stuff and even solve some of the problems you guys have. To help you do the same, here’s our Top 10 (in no particular order) of ‘go to’ places for Construction Tech knowledge and solutions to Construction problems. Not a strictly a blog, but jam-packed full of case studies, which will help you see how others are using tech (mostly El...

Conker phone survives real-life freeze test

You know that manufacturer tests are in controlled conditions.   You also know that you do not work in a lab and you do want to know that your rugged phone can work wherever you do.   Last week it snowed. A lot.   So, we offered our best-selling rugged smartphone to “Snowie”, to test for us..   Here’s what Snowie thought of it.   Snowie: “First of all, its smartphone credentials are pretty good. 13 megapixel autofocus camera to the rear with a handy 5 ...

There’s $1.6 Trillion down the back of the Construction sofa - here’s where to look for it.

McKinsey have produced a report into the global construction industry - if you’re pushed for time and think TL;DR (too long, didn’t read it), then here are the nuggets of gold, mined by yours truly at Conker.   Productivity in your company can go up 50 to 60 percent, by enacting innovation across these 7 areas:     Reshaping regulation Rewiring the contractual framework to reshape industry dynamics Rethinking design and engineering processes ...

I can’t quite believe they did this…

I promised to invite the ‘big 4’ Construction software companies over to review their kit and the first to respond was Elecosoft. They’ve only gone and done it!   If you are a Project Planner, Project Manager, Contracts Manager, Site Manager or one of the main trades involved in building and construction, then this video is for you. We lift the lid off Elecosoft's Project Management tool AND their Site Progress Mobile tool and show you how to make big wins, increasing productivity,...

How commercial kitchens can turn food waste into massive revenue

Watch how the River Cottage use our Panel PCs to reduce waste and cost, courtesy of our software partner and food waste champion Winnow. Helping thousands of chefs worldwide saving money and time by transforming their kitchens into intelligent operations.   ...

What’s your problem?

When mobile technology doesn't work It just cheeses me off when tech doesn't work. We are now so reliant on it we take it for granted. It's the 21st century and we should be able to take for granted, it's been around long enough.   Take smartphones for example. I use mine for a lot of personal and work stuff. I bet you do too.   Dependent on an App? When it stops working (spilled water on it, dropped it, broke the screen…..) then my day can come to a grindin...

Blockchain Shmockchain - How UK construction has beaten the future to it.

Blockchain revolutionises any industry which relies on contracts to specify work - so that’s your Surveyors, Project Managers and Snagging teams - right? If you are not up to speed with blockchain here’s how Blockchain works and why everyone is so breathlessly excited for you and the transformation of the UK Construction Industry. And what you should do instead of buying the hype. Swerving the nerdspeak — Blockchain is a network of computers having an identical copy of the databas...

Would you do this to your phone?

The True Test of Ruggedness Last month we exhibited at UC Expo at London ExCel. We were approached by George Chachanidze from Snappy Tech for an interview which resulted in a practical demonstration of ruggedness of our devices. Soon our CEO James Summers and George were throwing around our rugged tablets across the room. Watch the complete video below ...

2 New Rugged Phablets Running Windows and Android

Rugged Phablets January 2017 sees the launch of two new Rugged Phablets, 6" handheld portrait devices. In a rapidly evolving mobile market there is space for a device in almost every size to suit every taste so we are very excited to launch devices in the 6" size for the first time. Rugged Android Phablet First up is the new CONKER SX6 Rugged Android Phablet, an exciting development for customers exploring the larger phablet device format. The handheld market has been keen to work with larger sc...

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