Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Smart Tech in Power Tools – Do You Need It? Video Podcast

Systems like Milwaukee One-Key, DeWalt Tool Connect, Bosch Connected Ready, and Makita AWS give you next-level functionality of your power tools. Smart Tech gives us the ability to track tools via Bluetooth or GPS, customize and save settings, and even report diagnostics and real-time data for professional report building, but is it worth the additional […]

Makita 36V X2 12-in Miter Saw AWT

Makita AWS Auto-Start Wireless System

One of the benefits of having a Pro-level dust extractor is auto tool activation. It allows the extractor to start automatically when it senses power running to the tool you plug into it. But there are some limitations that come along with it on a couple of fronts. Tackling this issue with technology, the Makita […]

Makita Auto-Start Wireless System Video

Makita Auto-Start Wireless System Video

Makita Auto-Start Wireless System (or AWS, for short) is a new technology from Makita that uses Bluetooth technology to do what has previously been impossible with cordless tools. No, it’s not infinite runtime. It’s all about auto tool activation. With corded tools and a dust extractor with auto tool activation, you plug the dust extractor […]