Saturday June 11, 2016

Over 8 Billion Devices Connected To The Internet

Take a look at this chart and you’ll quickly realize why everything has to be mobile this and mobile that these days. Now, if only mobile web browsing wasn’t such an awful experienceآ…

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By the end of 2015, there were 8.1 billion internet-connected, claims a report by IHS Technology. These devices consist of smartphones, tablets, PCs, TVs and TV-attached devices such as Apple TV and Chromecast, and audio devices. Averaged out across the globe, this works out at four devices per household. The breakdown of those devices is also quite an eye-opener. Smartphones are without a doubt the dominant device, outnumbering PCs by about 1.8 to one, and outnumber tablets by around 4.6 to one.