HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (4/25-28/22)

Below is a weekly recap of the week’s blog posts including new e-scrap regulations in New York, how to recover lost files or documents, the rising need for cybersecurity post-pandemic, and Apple’s steps to make the company more eco-friendly.  New York Adopts E-Scrap Regulations  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) published the…

Apple Takes Steps Toward a Greener Future

Apple’s sleek products are beloved around the globe, but the company has been under fire in recent years for false environmental claims. Despite the tech giant’s prior claims of being environmentally conscious, Apple is still the largest manufacturer of electronic devices, therefore, directly responsible for a large portion of the world’s electronic waste. However, this…

The Greater Need for Cybersecurity in a Post-Pandemic World

Though the pandemic has calmed, businesses are still facing obstacles left in its path including the repercussions of a digital transformation. During lockdown, many companies switched to a remote working method, which created a larger risk of cyber attacks. As the world continues to maneuver this digital era, cybersecurity becomes more important.  Before the pandemic,…

New York Adopts E-Scrap Regulations

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) published the final regulations for the Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act in February to help implement the state’s EPR law. According to a press release, the regulations will “help reduce waste going to landfills, promote recycling, and help prevent foam litter from affecting communities.”  The…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (4/18-21/22)

Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including Bluetooth troubleshooting, a device leasing company expanding its reach, possible solutions to the ongoing labor shortage issue, and ways you can help celebrate Earth Day 2022. Tech Solutions Series: Bluetooth Troubleshooting  When the idea of going “hands free” first arose it was revolutionary to think…