Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, January 14, 2021
Are technology devices in the hands of all American adults equally? How deeply does the digital divide extend concerning ethnicity or Hispanic family of origin? I looked into these questions using the latest wave of TUP/Technology User Profile.
In TUP 2020 and many earlier waves, we asked American respondents which ethnic group they identify with – White/Caucasian, Black or African-American, Asian, and others. We also asked respondents if they were Spanish, Hispanic, or Latino. We combined the responses into five overall categories: White/non-Hispanic, Black/non-Hispanic, Asian/non-Hispanic, Hispanic, and Other/non-Hispanic.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 14, 2020
Who are the first to use smart displays?
The few smart displays used in the marketplace have stronger penetration among younger than older adults. Based on our most recent research results in TUP/Technology User Profile 2020, market penetration is still quite small.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 5, 2020
Online Americans don’t all use their home printers at the same rates. Not only users vary by age group, but they have also changed over time. This MetaFAQs reports on the average number of paged being printed with home printers by the age group of the respondent for each year from 2015 through 2020.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 4, 2020
Are younger adults different than older adults in using wireless Bluetooth headsets?
Humans have experienced a generation gap for millennia, both younger and older ones pondering why different-aged others don’t hear what they have to say. Current technology – especially Bluetooth wireless headsets – may make the gap even wider.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 2, 2020
Do different age groups play favorites when it comes to game consoles? Do any brands stand out as being used more often by some age groups than others? This MetaFAQs answers these questions based on the 12,516 online adults responding to the MetaFacts TUP/Technology User Profile 2020 survey.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, November 27, 2020
Which brand of game consoles are used by the most online adults in each country? This MetaFAQs answers that question, reporting on the market penetration of Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft game consoles.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, November 15, 2020
Are households with more occupants more likely to have their connected devices sharing sounds, or are they less likely? Do large households have a higher or lower prevalence of listening activities, using their smartphones, PCs, or tablets for phone or video calls, watching TV or videos, or listening to music? This MetaFAQs details the percent of adults regularly engaged in listening activities by household size and country.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, November 12, 2020
Smartphones, tablets, and notebooks are all mobile devices, and yet a desire for mobility alone does not mean that online adults will actively use all three. This MetaFAQs looks at the penetration of at least one actively-used smartphone, notebook, or tablet among online adults in the US, Germany, the UK, and Japan.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, October 27, 2020
Wireless carriers have attracted subscribers that vary by age. This MetaFAQs reports on the age profile of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, TracFone, and other wireless carriers to show where there may be an age skew, and in which direction.