Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including how the mobile data protection industry is expected to grow, tips on what to do if your smartphone takes a dive, Google’s new self-repair handbook, and four reasons you should partner with an ITAD provider.
Mobile Data Protection Industry Expected to Grow
The world has quickly switched to a digital era, as most of our bills, payments and entertainment now take place online via apps. However, this has resulted in large amounts of data being stored on mobile devices and other electronics. Information such as financial transactions, passwords, purchases etc. are vulnerable to hackers, which is why the need for data security is at an all time high. Data security has always been important, but in this technology-driven age the need for mobile data protection is becoming even more important for IT businesses equipment, as well personal electronics.
Tech Solutions Series: What do I do if my smartphone gets wet?
We’ve all taken our phone to the bathroom with us only to experience the horror of dropping it in the toilet and having to make the panic-induced plunge for it. Maybe it was the pool instead. You made the perfect dive into the water and remembered only seconds before submersion that it was still in your pocket. A spilled drink, a falter sprinkler system, a clumsy hand and a puddle in just the right place, the list goes on. The point is your phone is soaked, and you have no idea how to save it. Don’t worry, we do. Maybe.
Google Makes Self-Repair “Playbook” for Chromebook Users
The Right to Repair movement has taken the world by storm, especially in the last few years, in their quest to get companies to change their repair policies. Many tech giants have been under pressure to make changes to their repair policies, and several have already made announcements, including Apple who announced a self-repair program for their devices last year. The most recent to address repair issues is Google. In a technology driven era, Google is working on a self-repair program guide to make repairing Chromebooks easier for schools.
4 Reasons You Should Partner with an ITAD Provider
In an age run almost entirely by technology, the amount of electronic waste generated annually will only increase, which means electronic disposition is more important than ever. Proper IT asset disposition prevents old IT assets from ending up in landfills, which helps protect the health of those living near the landfills, as well as the environment. There are many benefits to partnering with an ITAD enterprise, and we’ve gathered a list of four reasons why you should find an ITAD provider ASAP.