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Screenshots: Five tools to beef up your tech emergency toolkit

Introduction

What applications do you carry with you at all times? I've covered this topic once before, but it's important enough to revisit. Why? Because you can never have enough emergency apps to carry with you in the field.

As you might expect, everyone has different needs and every emergency calls for a different tool. That's why you need to have a variety of tools on hand to cover nearly every issue. In this take on the emergency apps, we'll examine some tools that, although you may not always use, they will prove irreplaceable when the time comes to fire them up.

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About Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen.com.