Remember to Keep Your Electronics Cool

Some electronics may seem sturdy enough to withstand physical damages, but most forget that just because you cannot see the damage, doesn’t mean it’s not occurring. As we head into triple digit weather it’s important to remember that your electronics are not invincible, and are easily susceptible to heat damage, especially during the hottest part…

Keep Your Enterprise Data Safe with Proper IT Asset Disposition

Data security is one of the most important aspects of a business, and now that the world has made a digital, remote shift it’s becoming even more crucial. CEOs depend on data security for not only the safety of their employees’ personal information, but the safety of enterprise information as well. Data security helps maintain…

eBay Partners with Mobile Device Certification Provider

eBay, one of the world’s largest e-commerce channels, recently announced its partnership with mobile device certification provider, Phonecheck, after the launch of its Refurbished program designed to compete with certification programs from other online electronics marketplaces. The California-based certification provider enables refurbishers to sell Phonecheck-certified devices through the platform, and uses advanced software to evaluate…

E-Scrap Bill Passes in South Carolina

South Carolina’s House Bill 4775 has finally passed the State House and Senate after spending a month in conference committee over claims that the Senate had tried to link an unrelated bill. With an effort to reform the state’s extended producer responsibility (EPR) program for electronics, the bill eliminates weight targets for electronics collection and…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (6/13-16/22)

Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including caution while performing self repairs, a new EU universal charger policy, the importance of metals recycling and details regarding Amazon’s long awaited drone delivery services.  Right to Repair Caution  Over the years electronic devices have grown more expensive, and so have repairs. Skyrocketing smartphone prices…