HOBI News of the Week 11/14-11/18

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 11/14-11/18 Study shows researchers can identify smartphone user qualities through screen residue A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California San Diego analyzed the residue left behind on smartphone screens from previous users. How leasing companies can benefit from Mobility…

Study shows researchers can identify smartphone user qualities through screen residue

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California San Diego analyzed the residue left behind on smartphone screens from previous users. The study analyzed the phones of 30 participants, and took swabs from four areas of the devices as well as eight spots on the respondent’s hand. Through this analysis, researchers were…

How leasing companies can benefit from Mobility Managed Services (MMS)

A report by Deloitte predicts by the end of 2016, consumers will sell or trade-in up to 120 million used smartphones, generating $17 billion in revenue, at an average of $140 per device. This report also predicts used devices will comprise 7 percent of total smartphone sales in 2016, and grow four times faster than…

ISRI joins the Congressional Recycling Caucus deliver this year’s State of Recycling Address

Today commences the 19th year of America Recycles Day, a day devoted to educating and promoting recycling amongst citizens and communities around the country. This afternoon, Robin Wiener, ISRI President, joined the Congressional Recycling Caucus and Keep America Beautiful in the annual State of Recycling Address. The address detailed the recycling’s impacts and developments in…

Five ways IT asset management has changed since 2008

This morning, USA Today’s Tech section published an article detailing five ways the tech industry has changed since 2008. The five changes they listed included smartphones, social media, transportation, dating and streaming. Within the past eight years, tech has become more efficient and convenient. People now rely on their smartphones, tablets and laptop computers to…