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Gaming Is the Most Popular Use For Tablets

April 8th, 2011 04:50 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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The Guardian’s Games blog reports on a survey from Google’s Admob, which found that more people use tablets for gaming than for any other purpose, even viewing news or email. Quoting: “According to the survey (PDF), 84% of tablet owners play games, ahead of even searching for information (78%), emailing (74%) and reading the news (61%). 56% of tablet owners use social networking services on their device, while 51% consume music and/or videos, and 46% read ebooks. … The survey found that 38% of respondents spend more than two hours a day using their tablets, while another 30% spend 1-2 hours. It appears that tablets are predominantly domestic devices, with 82% of people primarily using their tablets at home, versus 11% who say they are used primarily on the go, and 7% who said at work. 28% of respondents say their tablet is now their primary computer, while 43% say they spend more time using their tablet than they do their desktop or laptop computer.”

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