Tablets

HOBI weekly blog recap 3/27-3/31

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog from the week of 3/27-3/31.

Study finds 40 percent of used devices available for resale contain personally identifiable information

Last week, the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) published results from a large-scale study analyzing personally identifiable information (PII) found in publicly resold electronics. The study found 40 percent […]

By |March 31st, 2017|data security, Mobile, News, Recycling, Tablets|0 Comments

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 3/20-3/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 3/20-3/24

E-Scrap recycling market anticipating substantial growth

Transparency Market Research anticipates substantial growth for the e-scrap recycling market until 2022. The report indicates the market will grow at a CAGR of 7.2 percent within the next five years.

Google releases developer preview of latest Android OS

Yesterday, […]

By |March 24th, 2017|data security, Mobile, Recycling, Tablets|0 Comments

New iPads hope to boost tablet market

Tablet shipments fell for the second consecutive year during 2016, totalling 174.8 million devices, a 15.6 percent decrease from 2015. Apple’s iPad sales also declined 19 percent, with only 13.1 million devices shipping.

Experts wonder if Apple’s new iPads will turn around continually declining tablet shipments, or if the devices won’t live up to the hype. […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Tablets|0 Comments

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 3/6-3/10

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 3/6-3/10

Increasing cloud adoption inspires rapid cloud security market growth

According to Zion Market Research, the cloud security market will reach $9.8 billion by 2020, growing at an overall CAGR of 12 percent. The market is split into three segments: public cloud, private cloud and […]

By |March 10th, 2017|ITAD, Mobile, Recycling, Repair, Tablets|0 Comments

Craig Boswell weighs in on the challenges of tablet processing

Last month, Resource Recycling published an article about the ongoing challenges of repairing and refurbishing tablets. Tablet repair can be time consuming, costly and dangerous if the wrong techniques are used.

Craig Boswell, HOBI International, Inc. President, explained tablets’ compact design and use of adhesive can pose a safety threat for workers.

“That’s a significant issue for […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Repair, Tablets|0 Comments

New iPads may be released in March

Mashable reports Apple plans to launch four new iPad Pro devices next month. If these reports are true, the company will release 12.9”, 10.5”, 9.7” and 7.9” versions during March 2017.

The current iPad Pros available for purchase measure in at 12.9” and 9.7”, meaning the the 10.5” and 7.9” versions are new models. If these […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Mobile, News, Tablets, Uncategorized|1 Comment

HOBI weekly blog recap 2/13-2/17

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 2/13-2/17

Two educational technology concerns and their solutions

Technology in the classroom brings opportunities for increased lesson plan flexibility, outside-the-classroom resources and improved teacher-student interaction.

What to do with old devices after Valentine’s Day

New tablets, smartphones and wearable technology are popular gifts each Valentine’s Day. […]

Two educational technology security concerns and their solutions

Technology in the classroom brings opportunities for increased lesson plan flexibility, outside-the-classroom resources and improved teacher-student interaction. To use educational tablets to their best abilities, students and teachers can personalize apps and functions to ensure learning and instruction is functioning at their best level.

The customization factor of all educational technology is a major reason for […]