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TUP 2016 Home/Family PCs Section (E2)

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Home PCs are the most widely-used Connected Device. Connected Users use more than one type of device, yet continue to rely on their Home PCs. Home PCs are increasingly being used for different activities than Tablets and Smartphones as a growing number of users adopt and shift their attention to those. Some market segments, however, continue to rely primarily on their Home PCs.

This section includes PC-related answers selected from the many questions in the comprehensive TUP survey. The key banner points are two: respondents with a Home PC and high or low income, and Home PCs and household composition (1-person, 2-persons and no children, 2-persons and children). The data-rich deliverable is designed for quick recognition of important findings, including indexes comparing values to their national averages. This report results cover many key topics: PC brands and newness, OS & OS ecosystems, other connected devices, user and household demographics, details about the usage profile, PC activities, purchase plans, and technology spending.

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Examples of Questions Addressed in TUP 2016 – Activities

Yes, people use their work computers for personal activities, and use the Smartphones they bought with their own money for their work. It’s not enough to only look at devices, or to ignore the workplace. That’s why the MetaFacts TUP service focuses on the full range of technology users, just as it has for over 30 years.TUP Spans a Full Range of Activities

The Activities Chapter of TUP 2016 features answers to the key questions describing how connected devices are being used. Spanning a broad range of activities – from social networking to shopping, and productivity to entertainment, TUP reveals who is focused on which technology activities. Furthermore, TUP drills down into which devices are being used for which activities. So, you will know just how much impact Smartphones or Tablets truly do or don’t have on PC usage.

Courtesy Mike Licht Creative CommonsThe Activities chapter of Technology User Profile (TUP) 2016 has eight main sections:

  • Social Networking
  • Shopping
  • Communication
  • Entertainment
  • Graphics/Image
  • Information/Search
  • Cloud Storage/Sharing
  • Personal/Productivity

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