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Desktop computers are handy in the office, but construction projects are usually many miles away. This distance separates builders from the source of the very information they need most while at the job site. It's no wonder, then, that portable computers are finding their way onto construction sites with increasing frequency. Mobile computing is perfect for small builders. Running more than one project at a time will keep you busy, but if you're also doing some of the labor and lining up the next job, then you know that your time is a precious commodity. Since a job's profit depends on timely completion, any tool that helps prevent costly delays or double work is worth looking into. A portable computer is