When to Decide to Reuse or Recycle Old Electronics

With the current global waste crisis we’re experiencing, you’ve more than likely heard the phrase: “Reduce, reuse, and recycle.” In fact, for recyclers this phrase is known as the waste hierarchy. These terms designate three essential components of environmentally-responsible behavior and are listed in the order of preferred action from least harmful to most harmful…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 5/07-5/11

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent technology, renewable energy, and mobile related news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 5/07-5/11. The Rising Demand for Printed Circuit Boards The printed circuit board (PCB) industry has recently experienced rapid growth and studies show that predictions for the future are equally as optimistic. And…

Samsung Stuck in a Mobile Slowdown

Despite recently reporting record profits, Samsung says it’s seeing the effects of a “sluggish” smartphone market. Which could mean more promotions for the Galaxy S9, the company’s latest flagship handset that was released last month. Last week, the South Korean electronics giant reported a 20 percent jump in revenue and a 58 percent rise in…