E-Help: 5 ways to conserve your smartphone’s battery

When you spend many hours a day out in the field, you can quickly drain the battery on your smartphone. Follow these five tips to help conserve your battery, so you can use it all day. 1. Keep your smartphone at room temperature When you leave your smartphone in direct sunlight, the battery won’t work […]

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E-Help: How to make your phone a Wi-Fi hotspot

Tablets are growing in popularity, but Internet isn’t always available out in your field. Use your smartphone as a hotspot to solve this problem. Tablet ownership is up 282% from Q1 2011 to Q1 2013, according to GlobalWebIndex in the article, “Smartphone and Tablet Use Continues to Rise: The Stats.” While some tablets have a […]

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E-Help: Smartphone app for nozzle selection

A number of apps are designed to make your job easier on the farm. The TeeJet nozzle selection app, SpraySelect, can help you make the best choice for your spray nozzle. SpraySelect from TeeJet is fairly simple to use. To start, open the app, and you will see this image below on the home page.

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E-Help: How to read a QR code on your smartphone

Quick Response (QR) codes are popping up everywhere, including our Apache Sprayer catalog. A QR code is similar to a bar code and first started gaining popularity for consumers with the widespread adoption of the smartphone. You will typically find QR codes in magazines and advertisements. To read the QR code, you will need to […]

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E-Help: Streaming music on your smartphone

Farming often involves spending many hours by yourself out in the field. One way to pass the time is to listen to music on  your smartphone. If you don’t already have music stored on your phone, you can stream music through a variety of apps including Pandora, Spotify and iHeartRadio. Check out this video on […]

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E-Help: Getting the most out of your smartphone

If you use a smartphone on a daily basis you most likely know how to use the basic features on your phone. However, we found some cool tips and tricks about your phone that you might not know. These tips are designed to personalize your phone and save you time when searching for something on […]

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E-Help: Using Google Maps on your smartphone

The Google Maps app on your smartphone can prove to be a valuable asset. If you are in need of directions to your Apache dealer or you get lost on your way to a farm show, Google Maps can save you time on the go. Google Maps can pick up your current location if you […]

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E-help: Get local weather on your smartphone

Storms can sneak up on you when you are busy in the field and leave you little time to get back to the barn. It is important to keep up with the latest weather updates.  Your smartphone can keep you informed. Ensure you have accurate and current weather reports at your disposal on your smartphone […]

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E-Help: Transferring files from your smartphone to your computer

Smartphones provide you with an on-the-go option to document happenings in your field. Between taking photos and working on reports, you will want to transfer files from your smartphone to a computer. Field reports may include photos of insects or weeds that you have seen in the field. Instead of storing all of these files […]

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E-Help: Adding events to your calendar

You aren’t always sitting at your computer when you need to add a reminder to your calendar or have a pen and paper handy all the time. The ability to add an event to your smartphone calendar is very handy when you are spending long hours out in the field. Instead of hoping you will […]

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