Craig Boswell speaking at 2017 ISRI Convention

Craig Boswell, president of HOBI International, Inc., is contributing to the 2017 ISRI Convention Spotlight on Electronics: The Internet of Things – Mobile Computing panel tomorrow afternoon in New Orleans.

Scrap processors are receiving more mobile devices than ever due rapidly increasing adoption of smartphones and tablets as primary computing devices. The increased number of mobile […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Mobile, News|0 Comments

HOBI weekly blog recap 4/17-4/21

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 4/17-4/21

How to get involved for Earth Day 2017

Saturday marks the 47th  annual Earth Day. Many communities host a variety of Earth Day activities to encourage environmental well-being and education. One way to get involved in the Earth Day celebrations is recycling old electronics […]

How to get involved for Earth Day 2017

Saturday marks the 47th  annual Earth Day. Many communities host a variety of Earth Day activities to encourage environmental well-being and education. One way to get involved in the Earth Day celebrations is recycling old electronics that are no longer in use.

There are more than 130 million electronic devices discarded annually and only […]

By |April 20th, 2017|Electronics Recycling|0 Comments

HOBI International, Inc. joins recyclers everywhere in highlighting the importance of recycling on Earth Day

(DALLAS, Texas) – In recognition of the 47th Earth Day today, HOBI International, Inc. is joining individuals and organizations around the world in celebration of the earth and what can be done to preserve the planet. Earth Day, started in 1970, takes place every April 22 in a worldwide effort to save and nurture the […]

By |April 19th, 2017|News, Recycling|0 Comments

Apple plans to design power management chip

Reuters reports Apple is coordinating a team to design a new iPhone battery management chip. This news follows Apple’s announcement of plans to design a graphics chip for the iPhone.

Designing its own battery management chip could increase iPhone power efficiency and prolong battery usage. A power chip manufactured by Apple could possibly put iPhones ahead […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Mobile|0 Comments

Warning signs your mobile device may have a virus

Malware, ransomware and other viruses are no longer a concern reserved only for desktop and laptop devices. Smartphones and tablets are quickly becoming the main computing device choice among technology users, and malicious sources are targeting these devices to compromise the owner’s personal information.

A virus can be downloaded unknowingly from email, unsecure websites, text messages […]

By |April 17th, 2017|data security, Mobile|0 Comments