Computers

Canadian Computer, Smart Phone & Tablet Behavior [CHART]

via emarketer.com Smartphones, which eMarketer expects to be in the hands of more than 50% of mobile phone users in Canada in 2013, are increasingly factoring into the web’s growing influence. According to the survey conducted by market research agency Vision Critical, among internet users who owned a smartphone, 74% of respondents used their device…

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Content-Related TV Multitasking [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Indeed, according to the IAB’s “Screens to the nth,” those using smartphones while watching TV (”smartphone multitaskers”) outpace those using tablets and computers in a number of program-related areas. For instance, they are about twice as likely as tablet multitaskers to text, email, or IM with friends about the show (23% vs. 12%),…

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Mobile Tech Babysitters [CHART]

via emarketer.com A Mom Central Consulting survey from January 2012, for example, found that 39% of US mothers who use the internet, have a mobile phone that they pass on to their children to keep them engaged during a car trip. Only the Nintendo DS and the car DVD player or video were used more…

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Millennial Technology Adoption [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com US Millennials (aged 16-34) are a heterogeneous group, displaying varying characteristics and habits that defy many casual stereotypes, including the ones hoisted on them by non-Millennials (aged 35-74), says the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) [pdf] in an April 2012 report. In fact, while Millennials see themselves in generally positive terms – “tech-savvy,” “hip,”…

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