UncategorizedOctober 27, 2011

Oregon Broadband: The Power of Adoption

Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie is giving the keynote address at the 16th annual Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference. The theme of the conference is “Oregon Broadband: The Power of Adoption.”

UncategorizedAugust 2, 2011

Mind the Gap: Peer-to-peer Healthcare

How the internet is transforming health communications by providing us with access to information and each other.

UncategorizedAugust 2, 2011

Peer-to-peer Healthcare

The internet provides access not only to information, but also to each other, and this has transformed the health communications landscape over the last 10 years.

UncategorizedJuly 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.

UncategorizedJuly 11, 2011

Smartphone Adoption and Usage

35% of US adults own a smartphone of some kind, and one quarter of smartphone owners say that their phone is where they do most of their online browsing.

UncategorizedJune 27, 2011

E-reader ownership doubles in six months

Adoption rate of e-readers surges ahead of tablet computers

UncategorizedFebruary 22, 2011

Technology Trends for First Responders

Senior research specialist Aaron Smith presents Pew Internet findings technology and communication trends of relevance to emergency first responders. (Updated with slides)

UncategorizedFebruary 3, 2011

Generations and their gadgets

While many devices have become popular across generations, younger adults are leading the way in increased mobility, preferring laptops to desktops and using their cell phones for a variety of functions.

UncategorizedJanuary 11, 2011

Mobile, Social, Games, Texts…and Health

An overview of Pew Internet’s latest findings about technology adoption, with an emphasis on mobile use, social networks, and gaming.

UncategorizedJanuary 6, 2011

Asian-Americans and Technology

Director Lee Rainie spoke at the Organization of Chinese Americans Broadband Summit about Pew Research examining how Asian-Americans use technology, including broadband adoption and online activities.