The following is a weekly recap of the HOBI blog for the week 11/27-12/01.
- Nov. 17, Apple announced the delay of their highly anticipated and breakthrough wireless home speaker. Originally slated to be released in December 2017, the HomePod is now set to hit the U.S., UK and Australian markets in early 2018.
- Leading password manager and digital vault, Keeper Security released a report Nov. 20 that showed consumers had little care about the host of security risks that come with IoT toys and devices.
- According to a report released by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Texans recycled an estimated 6.1 million tons in 2013 and 9.1 million tons in 2015. However, there were strong declines in plastics, electronic materials, and textile recycling.
- Online shoppers must be aware of all the information they are giving websites as well as the method they take in making an online transaction. Here are a few tips consumers can use to help protect themselves.