With Apple’s iOS8 update arriving this fall, we thought it would be fun to display a few new tricks that accompany it.
Oh hey, new filters..
Now that we’ve shown you what the future brings, what makes operating system updates so significant to cell phone recycling?
Cell phones have an active life of about 18 months if they’re lucky. Typically consumers ditch the old model for an updated one with newer features even before their time is up. An updated operating system allows users to obtain the same features as a newer model phone without ditching their old device!
Once the iOS8 and iPhone 6 are released this fall, consumers will make the decision to either extend the life or toss their used but not useless devices.
If they choose the latter, these unwanted devices can easily be refurbished, repaired or recycled with mobile asset management professionals who realize the goldmine within an iPhone.
Did you know there’s more gold in a pound of electronics than a pound of gold ore? Responsible recycling of precious metals found in most smartphones is essential, especially with the constant flood of new models being released. As a matter of fact, Google searches for “iPhone recycling” coincide and have been growing with every new iPhone release.
Here’s a quick run down of HOBI’s mobile asset management process.
Consider your options with the iOS and iPhone updates. Will you take advantage of iOS8 and extend the life of your device or send your phone to a certified cell phone recycler for responsible processing?
About HOBI International
HOBI International, Inc. is a leading IT asset management and electronics recycling company serving Fortune 1000 clients. HOBI’s IT services group focuses on corporate IT, data and telecommunications infrastructure, providing resale and remarketing, data erasure and data destruction, recycling, environmental and compliance reporting, de-installation services, and logistics management. HOBI’s Mobile Device services group focuses on the resale and recycling of cellular assets. Our client list includes 3 of the 4 national wireless operators in the US and 4 major device OEMs, and many recycling partners that trust us to maximize the value of their cellular assets while protecting sensitive corporate or client data. An R2/RIOS and ISO14001 certified firm, HOBI leads the electronics recycling industry in best practices for recycling and commodities recovery. Learn more at www.HOBI.com.