Twitter is an online social media website that has been around for at least 6 years. Many have questioned the real use of that website but if anything, most believe that it is the social media site that reflects the opinion of the public. At least the website has been trying as hard as it [...]March 10th, 2013 by Loic Cobbina
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Let’s face it; you can’t walk into any classroom in the Western world without seeing the impact of technology. In well-to-do areas, students are slinging iPads in their backpacks and in areas where the money is not so abundant, many at last have a powerful smartphone. The student-generation of today is marching in stride with [...]November 5th, 2012 by Anthony West
Tablets have largely been accepted by the business-crowd but for some time it was difficult to build up a profile of what the typical tablet owner does once they hit the power button. Thanks to Pew Research we are getting a sense of what drives tablet ownership and the activities that are conducted by owners [...]October 25th, 2012 by Anthony West
It took a while for digital reading to catch on but now that most Americans have discovered the e-Book there seems to be no end in sight to number of readers and publishers who are now happy to jump on the bandwagon. A new study has found that the tech savvy among us who own [...]June 17th, 2012 by Anthony West
A recent research by Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project suggests that Americans are starting to read eBooks more. 1 in 5 of those surveyed answered ‘yes’ to their readership of eBooks and although this figure doesn’t reveal much about the uptake in reading of regular books, it is promising numbers for the [...]April 23rd, 2012 by Anthony West