Tablet Owners Spending More Time on Their Net-Connected TVs and Phones, but Less on PCs
A good number of those who have an iPad or other tablet report spending less time on their PCs since their tablet purchase, according to some new numbers from Nielsen.
According to the study, roughly a third of laptop and desktop users report using their PC less or even not at all since getting a tablet. Also, 77 percent of tablet owners say they are using their slates for things that they used to do on a PC because of the ease of use, portability and fast boot-up, among other factors.
While all that may seem logical, it’s not the case that users are ignoring all of their other devices just to spend time with their shiny new tablets. The same study found that a significant number of users say they are spending more time on their Internet-connected TVs and smartphones after getting their tablets.
The study included some other tidbits: