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40% of Tablet and Smartphone Owners Use Them While Watching TV

More Smartphones and Internet usage- less TV.

Sorry, but as Appsnwbie keeps saying, the TV we all know and love, is quickly becoming second banana.By a country mile.

In fact over 25%, people  in some studies say they would give up TV rather than lose the internet or a Smartphone.

THEY DO NOT WATCH COMMERCIALS..HELLLO ADVERTISERS ..

 

American consumers are increasingly connected and our recent survey shows they are increasingly multitasking when it comes to multimedia.

Roughly 40 percent of tablet and smartphone owners in the U.S. used their devices daily while watching TV, while only 14 percent of eReader owners said they watched TV while using their device every day.

And what are smartphone and tablet owners doing while watching TV?

Checking email.

Email was the top activity for both men and women during television programming and commercial breaks. In addition, women reported engaging in social networking more than men, while men checked sports scores more often.

APPSNEWBIE SAYS..

 

TABLETS COMPARED..NOT WRITTEN in STONE

http://www.tabletpccomparison.net/

Try this link in your browser
See what you think.
To tablet or not to tablet – that is the question.
I call it a ‘handtop” – versus a laptop -
Do you need it? Or do you just LUST after the newest -fastest tech toy?
That being said, there is nothing wrong with that consumer spirit Buckwheat-
you keep the wheels of commerce spinning.Go ye and spend.
Is it cost effective is the tablet for you? Now -or in the near future?
Let me know what you think.
APPSNEWBIE
WHAT EXACTLY IS A TABLET PC
A Tablet PC is portable computer whose primary input device is touch screen. Period.

Other characteristics are their tablet emulted size, wireless connection to Internet and local area networks. They are powered by variety of operating systems. Some are proprietary ones like Apple iPad; iOS others include windows 7, windows Vista and Android systems.

HOW TABLETS CAME TO BE
A project that started in Apple laboratories in 1989 resulted in first tablet pc named Newton launched on market in 1993. Revolutionary idea and product were way ahead its time and Newton sank into history almost unperceived. Next major step was introduction of special Microsoft XP windows OS named Windows XP Tablet PC edition in 2001. This edition incorporated support for pen-sensitive screen and handwriting. Microsoft’s contribution is also the name “Tablet PC” as this was the first time it was used. Various attempts from different companies were made since then. But final breakthrough came again from part of Apple in form of iPad in 2010. Comparison of tablet PC computers in 2011 shows that iPad has the biggest share and it is expected that it will hold it’s position with iPad2 launched on March 11, 2011.

WHERE TABLETS ARE GOING
It is estimated that tablet pc share will grow and soon surpass a popular netbooks. Forrester Research is predicting that over 20 millions of units will be sold in 2005. This means more then 40% growth per year and thus most rapidly growing market among personal computers devices.

Forms of tablet pc
We can find different types of tablet PCs on the market. Tablet pc comparison can be done according to their form. These are standard forms of tablet computers:

Slate tablet pc -
A classical tablet pc form of pad with one touch screen and without keyboard. ( Think Ceasar Augustus…)
Convertible tablet pc -
Basically a notebook with touch screen capability. They come in form of base and a screen that can be rotated around swivel for 180 degrees.
Hybrid tablet pc -
Convertible tablets with detachable keyboard
Booklets -
A dual screen tablets that can be folded like a book.
Rugged tablet pc -
Tablet pc resistant and adapted to hard atmospherically conditions. Used as a platform for using pc on terrain.

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