For someone with moderate to severe hearing loss, the smartphone is both savior and nemesis. I can’t imagine life without a smartphone, but I can imagine many ways that it could be better.
Cell phones have become ubiquitous-90 percent of adult Americans now own one-and that has impacted overall spending patterns for telephone service.
"Always on and always on you" describes the extent to which consumers have integrated cellphones, smartphones and tablets into their daily lives. How deeply do consumers depend on these mobile devices? One survey found 44 percent of cell owners have slept with their phone next to their bed because they were afraid to miss any calls, text messages or other updates during the night.
This little news tidbit caught my eye on my commute this morning. A new Pew Research Study says that just over a quarter of Americans get their news from their cell phones - not surprising when I look around on the train and almost as many people as those looking at the morning paper are looking at their cell phones.
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