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The data erasure process you never hear about. Printers.

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times – erase your phones or accept the consequences! But there are other devices harboring sensitive data that we don’t really talk about. For example, printers.

Modern copy machines and printers have a similar hard drive to those found in PCs and laptops and store […]

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    iPhone 6 release affect on trade-in market is record breaking

iPhone 6 release affect on trade-in market is record breaking

The Sept. 9 iPhone 6 release sure has its claws in everyone! While the new phone itself is anticipated to reign supreme in sales, the percentage of trade-ins of its predecessors, the 5 and 5S, is predicted to be the highest ever!

Late last year, Forbes predicted a 15-20 percent value decline across all older […]

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    Cell phone recycling revenue to increase with mobility spike

Cell phone recycling revenue to increase with mobility spike

Revenue for the cell phone recycling industry is estimated to increase until 2019, according to a recently updated report from IBISWorld.

Rising commodity prices as a result of global demand from emerging economies have enabled cell phone recyclers to develop and expand their operations and hire more workers, which has rapidly increased the industry’s wage […]

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    Why the tablet seems to be on the brink of its demise, but not yet gone

Why the tablet seems to be on the brink of its demise, but not yet gone

“The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated” – Mark Twain

In 1897, these memorable words were attributed to Mark Twain, the masterful writer and observer of American life. Now—nearly 120 years later—the same diction can be applied to the turbulent tablet marketplace.

In late July the mainstream media (i.e. Wall Street Journal) announced Apple […]

The BYOD Office: Will mobility ever meet security?

USA Today set the scene this week describing the ghost of offices past and the dilemmas of harmonizing BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) with mobile device security.

‘Work’ has become a sort of ‘frame of mind’ in today’s society. You can essentially work from anywhere at anytime with the help from mobile devices (whether they […]

Without BYOD will employees COPE?

Employees may have to COPE with a new model for enterprise mobility.
Bring your own device (BYOD) has been under scrutiny since its initial buzz in the corporate world in 2011. While a great concept, skeptics are concerned about mobile security with employee devices as well as the reality of it actually saving corporate funds.

If […]