U.S. population outnumbered by internet-connected devices

Started Jan 6, 2013 | Discussions thread
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In reply to DPRchallenger, Jan 7, 2013

DPRchallenger wrote:

drh681 wrote:

René Schuster wrote:

fujikay wrote:


Streaming media set top boxes – 8.5 million
Blu-ray players – 12.9 million
HDTVs directly connected – 16 million
Tablets – 31.8 million
Video game consoles – 39 million
Smartphones – 133 million
Desktops & laptops – 183.8 million
In a survey of 4,000 US consumers 18 and older in the last quarter of 2012. Internet-connected devices being counted in the survey were desktops and laptops with broadband devices, smartphones, tablets, video game consoles, HDTVs directly connected, Blu-ray players and boxes for streaming media — like a Roku. The report says that U.S. homes boast 425 million internet-connected devices compared to a population of 315 million. The breakdown of the devices are:

The only thing we can learn from this: If it is about brainwashing the population, it is no longer enough to control the media like TV, radio and press, but now it is about controlling the internet. Will be interesting to see how long we manage to keep the internet free!

RS

What it means mr Schuster, is Americans have more access to information than just about any other people in the world.

really? how come so many Americans are clueless about things outside USA? LOL

Lack of interest.... not lack of availability.

"LOL"

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