The most active American home printer users print over 100 pages each month and comprise one in six online American adults. Most of their printing activities are work-oriented, even though their printer was acquired with personal funds. This MetaFAQs profiles American online adults using a home printer by their printing activities and their printer’s technology, contrasting those who print more than 100 pages per month versus those who print fewer pages.
VR headsets are slowly and unsteadily working their way onto the heads of online adults. This TUPdate shows how penetration has expanded (and contracted) since 2018. By reviewing the activities that VR headset users do with their other connected devices – smartphones, PCs, tablets, or game consoles – this TUPdate profiles just who these VR headset early adopters are. Their creative, fun, collaborative, and educational activities point the way to possible hotspots of VR headset adoption.
During the pandemic, socioeconomically advantaged groups changed their collection and usage of technology devices differently than historically disadvantaged groups. Partnered American employed homeowner college graduates with children are a group that has many of the factors positively aligned with advantaged groups. This group has some of the highest penetration rates for technology products. This group significantly increased its collection of connected devices between 2020 and 2021, even while it already had more than the average advantaged American. This TUPdate reports on this group’s status and change in connected devices by type – PCs, home PCs, work PCs, smartphones, game consoles, tablets, and feature phones. It also reports their work from home status, hourly device usage, and market size.
How prevalent are educational activities with tablets? Are more adults’ tablets being used for educational activities for adults or for children?
This MetaFAQs details the percentage of online adults in 2020 who report using their tablets for adults’ and/or children’s educational activities in the US, UK, Germany, and Japan.
In 2020, use of connected devices at home was often on the rise—especially with school-aged children spending more time in the home. This TUPdate considers how such changes may have impacted device use for children’s schoolwork/education. This report looks at which devices were being used most regularly for schoolwork for children aged 6-17 or 6-11, by gender of the adult with school-aged children in the household, and by the number of home PCs. This TUPdate considers online adults in the US, UK, Germany, and Japan from TUP/Technology User Profile 2020, which is TUP’s 38th annual.