UncategorizedFebruary 11, 2013

2012 Health Survey Data

We posted a preliminary version of the September 2012 health survey data.

UncategorizedJanuary 31, 2013

In-store Mobile Commerce During the 2012 Holiday Shopping Season

58% of cell owners used their phones for recommendations, reviews, or price comparisons in a physical store this holiday shopping season. Young adults and smartphone owners lead the way.

UncategorizedJanuary 4, 2013

Arts Organizations and Digital Technologies

Cultural organizations like theater companies, orchestras, and art museums are using the internet, social media, and mobile apps to draw in and engage audiences, provide deeper context, and disseminate their work beyond the stage and the gallery

PublicationsDecember 31, 2012

Mobile Connections to Libraries

13% of those ages 16 and older have accessed library websites via mobile devices

PublicationsDecember 27, 2012

E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines

23% of Americans ages 16 and older read an e-book in the past year, up from 16% the year before. The share who read a print book declined to 67%, from 72%

UncategorizedDecember 17, 2012

Is there hope for SMS health alerts?

85% of American adults have a cell phone, yet just 9% have signed up for health alerts via text. What is the potential for this type of intervention?

PublicationsNovember 30, 2012

The Best (and Worst) of Mobile Connectivity

Mobile phone owners like the convenience and ease of connectivity, but rue that they can be interrupted more easily, have to pay the bills, and face bad connections.

UncategorizedNovember 26, 2012

Rural e-patients face access challenges

Rural residents in the U.S. lag behind those in suburban and urban areas when it comes to technology adoption.

UncategorizedNovember 25, 2012

Cell Phone Activities 2012

Photo taking, texting, and accessing the internet are the most popular activities people pursue with their mobile phones

UncategorizedNovember 25, 2012

Cell Phone Activities Over Time

Over time, the number of American adult cell phone owners performing specific activities on their cell phones has grown.