Almost all American homes now own at least one tech gadget, according to a new study released yesterday by Pew Internet.
In its "Generations and their gadgets" report, Pew revealed that 85 percent have their own mobile phones, while 90 percent live in a household with at least one working cell phone.
Pew based its findings on a survey of 3,001 Americans ages 18 and older that was conducted between August 9 and September 13.
Though mobile phones were by far the most popular gadgets, computers were also near the top of the list, with desktops owned by 59 percent and laptops by 52 percent of those polled. Drilling down, desktops are still more common than laptops among virtually all age groups expect the younger crowd. Among adults 18 to 34, 70 percent own a laptop compared with 57 percent who have a desktop.… Read more