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.

UncategorizedOctober 17, 2012

Digital Differences

Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed differences in how different demographic groups use technology at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.

UncategorizedOctober 4, 2012

25% of American Adults Own Tablet Computers

A quarter of American adults now own tablet computers, a major increase from the first measurement of tablet ownership by Pew Internet in the late summer of 2010.

UncategorizedOctober 3, 2012

Changes to the way we identify internet users

In our surveys this summer, we added a question about mobile internet connectivity to help us capture internet users who may access the internet on mobile devices.

UncategorizedSeptember 15, 2012

Senior Citizens and Digital Technology

Lee Rainie will describe the Project’s research about those 65 and older use of technology

UncategorizedSeptember 6, 2012

Reaching Your Audience in the Digital Age: Key Research Trends to Watch

Aaron Smith will share the Pew Internet Project’s most recent data on the constantly shifting digital ecosystem in the U.S. and highlight some major trends that have emerged since the project’s inception in 1999.

UncategorizedJuly 27, 2012

The Future of Higher Education

Experts expect more-efficient collaborative environments and new grading schemes; they worry about massive online courses, the shift away from on-campus life

UncategorizedJuly 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.

UncategorizedJune 29, 2012

The Future of Smart Systems

Experts think tech-enhanced homes, appliances, and utilities will spread. But those systems are complex and so far there is low public demand, so they advise: Don’t expect to see the “Home of the Future” by 2020.