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Digital Detox: How to Dispose of Your Old Tech

Posted by Julia Curtis on May 9, 2024 3:11:13 PM

Smart devices have seamlessly integrated themselves into nearly every aspect of modern life, revolutionizing how we communicate, work, and interact with the world around us. From smartphones and wearable fitness trackers to appliances and smart speakers, these devices offer convenience, connectivity, and functionality like never before. However, their rapid evolution and constant innovation have shortened replacement cycles or created new ones as consumers eagerly upgrade to the latest devices with promises of enhanced performance and new functionalities. The integration of these smart devices, or Internet of Things, is expected to grow from 15.1 billion in 2020 to more than 29 billion devices in 2030. This leaves a lot of devices that are no longer wanted and in need of disposal.

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Topics: Internet of Things (IoT), Security, Regulatory Compliance, Data