Study: Average Family Owns 12 Media Gadgets
Sep 27, 2006, 6:01 AM
U.S. families today own an average of 12 tech devices, including three TVs, two PCs, and 7 other gadgets such as consoles, MP3 players, and mobile phones, according to a new report by Yahoo and the agency OMD. The report, based on polling of more than 4,500 Web users, also found that people today are using their gadgets to multitask. Respondents spent an average of 2.5 hours a day watching TV, 1 hour using instant messenger, 1.2 hours e-mailing and 3.6 hours usring the Web; overall, respondents were cramming 43 hours worth of activities into a 24-hour day.