Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/16-1/20
PC shipments continue to decline
PC shipments continued a four-year decline last year. Gartner reports 72.6 million units shipped during Q4 2016, a 3.7 percent fall from Q4 2015.
Stanford researchers design battery including fire extinguisher
Combustible batteries are one of the tech industry’s top concerns, […]
PC shipments continued a four-year decline last year. Gartner reports 72.6 million units shipped during Q4 2016, a 3.7 percent fall from 4 2015. Overall, 269.7 million total PC units shipped during 2016, a 6.2 percent decline from 2015.
PC shipments began to decline during 2012, and have not improved since. The introduction of tablets […]
Combustible batteries are one of the tech industry’s top concerns, thanks to many reports of battery fires involving hoverboards and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 devices. Experts around the world are working to create safer batteries, and Stanford University researchers may have found one solution.
Stanford’s team of researchers created a lithium-ion battery that includes a fire […]
A report from Kapersky Labs indicates financial malware attacks increased 22 percent during Q4 of 2016. Financial malware is a type of malware that focuses on stealing money directly, or valuable information needed to access a person’s finances, including online banking credentials and credit card information.
At least 319,000 users were targeted by financial malware, […]
With the new year beginning, enterprise IT professionals are looking for new ways to maximize efficiency and cut down on costs. Whether it’s taking the plunge and committing to a cloud-computing centric data center, or just overall consolidation, data center transitions are a necessary part of a successful data management scheme.
A transition can be overwhelming […]
Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/8-1/13
New report indicates app usage growth slowing
A new report from Flurry indicates overall app usage growth is finally slowing. The firm reported app usage grew 11 percent during 2016, a significant decrease from 2015’s growth of 58 percent.
Four ways tablets improve classroom technology […]