Connected devices

Nielsen reveals TV usage by income

Lower income US households spend more time watching television and using their connected devices than their higher income counterparts, according to new research from Nielsen. The audience measurement specialist found that while higher income households typically have more devices and subscribe to more services, the lower income consumers spent more time using the devices they […]

Almost all young people suffer from boredom, says MTV

Some 97% of 12 to 24 year-olds are affected by boredom, despite the average teenager in countries like the UK now owning up to six connected devices, according to MTV. The youth broadcaster’s new research study ‘F*ck Boring, Ignite Passion’ said that two-thirds of young people claimed to be bored on a weekly basis and […]

Tablets driving UK connected device market

Tablets is continuing to drive the market for smart connected devices in the UK, with shipments growing by 50% in 2013, according to research by International Data Corporation (IDC). According to IDC, about 12.6 million tablets sold last year. The overall market for smart connected devices grew by 11.1% to 56 million units. Apple dominates […]

Global TV connected devices to double by 2017

The global installed base of TV-centric connected devices will grow from one billion last year to over two billion by 2017, according to research by Futuresource Consulting. Growth will be driven by smart TVs, IP set-top boxes, games consoles, Blu-ray players and low-cost digital media adapters, according to the research group. According to the group, […]