Insufficient Data Security On Mobile Devices Cause Concern For Army

Is anyone’s information safe if the Army falls short in data security? Following the path of companies world wide, the Army has been advocating the use of mobile devices. This military division in particular is a government leader in adopting the mobile trend. “Army deputy CIO Mike Kreiger characterized the Army as ‘pushing the envelope…

Responsible Recyclers Know the Ins and Outs of Safe Battery Disposal

Cell phones, appliances, cars. Batteries are everywhere! For the most part, if a device contains a battery, it is considered an electronic. Responsible and environmentally sound battery handling is key in electronics recycling. But, how can you know how to properly dispose of something if you aren’t aware of its affects on the environment? Batteries…

Challenge Accepted! E-waste Aficionados Take On CRT Recycling Issue

Americans now own about 24 electronic devices per household, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), many of which contain CRT glass displays. Recycling CRT glass is a rapidly growing concern for electronics recyclers with massive supplies being stored around the nation and demand only decreasing due to new display technology for electronic devices…

Sapphire Screens Make Smartphones Near Indestructible

Smartphone screens as hard as a diamond! Well, almost. Sapphire is the second-hardest material on the planet. Manufactured sapphire, a substance already used to armor some military vehicles, may make an appearance in smartphone and tablet screens. Impervious to scratches and drops on the sidewalk that send many phones to their demise, the sapphire screens…