UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2013

Location-Based Services

More social media users are adding location information to their posts, and most smartphone owners use location-based information services.

UncategorizedAugust 27, 2013

Broadband and smartphone adoption demographics

In recent years internet-connected mobile devices such as smartphones have exploded in popularity, offering an alternate form of “home” internet access.

UncategorizedAugust 26, 2013

Home Broadband 2013

Seven in ten American adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Another one in ten Americans lack home broadband but do own a smartphone.

UncategorizedJune 13, 2013

The reinvention of libraries

Lee Rainie, the Director of the Pew Internet Project, will present the Project’s latest findings about the changing role of libraries and patrons’ interest in new services. He will also describe Project research on the way people use mobile device…

UncategorizedJune 10, 2013

Tablet Ownership 2013

Tablet adoption has almost doubled over the past year. A third of American adults now own a tablet computer, including almost half of those ages 35-44 and a majority of those in higher income households.

UncategorizedJune 5, 2013

Smartphone Ownership 2013

56% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind; Android and iPhone owners account for half of the cell phone user population. Higher income adults and those under age 35 lead the way when it comes to smartphone ownership.

UncategorizedMay 29, 2013

Technology use by different income groups

Session focused on identifying and using appropriate technologies to conduct research on low-income populations.

UncategorizedApril 9, 2013

‘How do they even do that?’: How Today’s Technology is Shaping Tomorrow’s Students

Amanda Lenhart talked about the technological milieu of today’s teens and college students as they grew from children to young adults and the ways in which each major new technological development disrupted our previous communication strategies

UncategorizedApril 3, 2013

The First Cell Phone Call: Excerpt from “Networked: The New Social Operating System”

Happy 40th anniversary to the mobile phone call.

UncategorizedMarch 13, 2013

Teens and Technology 2013

Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.