Infographic Jul. 24, 2012

Internet Use and Home Broadband Connections

According to our April 2012 survey, 82% of American adults use the internet and 66% have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Here’s a closer look at internet use versus broadband use by various demographic groups.

Infographic Jun. 28, 2012

A Closer Look at Gadget Ownership

As of early 2012, 88% of American adults have a cell phone, 58% have a desktop computer, 61% have a laptop, 18% own an e-book reader, and 18% have a tablet computer. Here’s a closer look at the demographic breakdown of U.S. adult gadget ownership.

Infographic Apr. 5, 2012

Why people like to read

Asked to tell us what they like most about book reading, those who had read a book in the past 12 months gave a host of reasons that ranged from the highly practical to the sublime.

Infographic Jan. 27, 2012

A Snapshot of E-reader and Tablet Owners

The number of Americans owning either an e-reader or tablet jumped from 18% in December 2011 to 29% in January 2012. Who are these owners? View a breakdown of e-reader and tablet owners who belong to different demographic groups.

Infographic Nov. 9, 2011

Teens’ parents and their technology profile

The parents of teenagers are steeped in technology and are increasingly involved with their kids’ lives in online environments.

Infographic Jul. 11, 2011

How smartphone owners describe their phones

Along with asking about smartphone adoption and usage in our May 2011 survey, we also included a question that asked cell phone owners to provide the one word that best describes how they feel about their phones.

Infographic Feb. 3, 2011

A closer look at generations and cell phone ownership

Eighty-five percent of Americans age 18 and older own a cell phone, and one-third (33%) of those who do not own a cell phone live in a household with at least one working mobile phone. This means that overall, overall, 90% of all adults live in a hou…

Infographic Jan. 18, 2011

Group participation and technology

The proportion of American adults in each tech user group (those who use the internet, those who connect to the internet wirelessly, cell phone users, etc.) who are active in various organizations.

Infographic Dec. 16, 2010

Generations 2010: What different generations do online

An at-a-glance guide to how different generations of online Americans use the internet.

Infographic Dec. 16, 2010

Generations 2010: Trends in online activities

A “heat map” showing major trends in how different generations of online Americans use the internet over time.