“By 2013, mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access device worldwide.
According to Gartner’s PC installed base forecast, the total number of PCs in use will reach 1.78 billion units in 2013. By 2013, the combined installed base of smartphones and browser-equipped enhanced phones will exceed 1.82 billion units and will be greater than the installed base for PCs thereafter.” Click here to read the full article.
The popularity of using mobile is growing rapidly and I couldn’t help but start to think about what my thoughts are with mobile. Personally, I use my mobile device 75% more than my laptop for web access. I enjoy the luxury of being able to read product reviews, pull up links, search prices, find businesses/people on Facebook, etc. whenever and wherever I want. Often times, when I’m in a waiting room, I find myself online shopping or reading my e-mails. I expect as developers deliver mobile products that perfect the user experience, mobile may be the only device I use outside of work. I’m just a big fan of mobile … can you tell?
What’s your take on mobile? How often do you use your mobile device for web access and why?