Americans Hate Wires

A whopping six in 10 adults access the Internet wirelessly, by laptop or cell phone, reveals a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project. And Americans are also using their multi-function mobile phones for increasingly more tasks these days. Here are some stats:

  • Take pictures--76% now do this, up from 66% in April 2009
  • Send or receive text messages--72% vs. 65%
  • Access the internet--38% vs. 25%
  • Play games--34% vs. 27%
  • Send or receive email--34% vs. 25%
  • Record a video--34% vs. 19%
  • Play music--33% vs. 21%
  • Send or receive instant messages--30% vs. 20%

Read the full report at Pew.