Are You A Gadget Geek?

The Pew Internet & American Life Project recently looked at Americans and their gadgets and learned a lot about our love of all things tech!

As you can see from the chart below, their survey found that most of us -- more than 8 in 10 adults -- now own a cell phone, and more than half own either a desktop computer or laptop computer:

Graph: percent who own which gadgets

The survey also showed that many of us own lots of these tech toys! Eight in ten adults own two or more, and not surprisingly, the average number of gadgets is tied to age:






Age Gadgets owned
under 45    4
55-64 2
65+ 1

Me, I own at least one of each -- except a game console. So I guess that definitely qualifies me as a gadget geek!

How about you? If you're new to tech -- or even a geek like me -- be sure to check out AARP's guide to technology you'll love. And if you have a gadget you love, please share it in the comments below or tweet me at @BethAARP.

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