14 Mar '11, 4am

Americans slow to pay for local mobile apps: WASHINGTON - NEARLY half of Americans are using their cellphones an...

WASHINGTON - NEARLY half of Americans are using their cellphones and tablet computers to get local news and information but just one per cent are paying for applications to do so, according to a new report. Forty-seven per cent of Americans use cellphones or tablet computers like Apple's iPad to get information on local weather, restaurant listings, local news and sports scores and traffic conditions, the report said. But only 13 per cent of mobile device owners are using applications, or apps, to tap into local information, the report found, and just 10 per cent of that group pays for an app - amounting to just one percent of the total US adult population. The findings are from a survey of 2,251 adults conducted in January for the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, the Pew Internet & American Life Project and the Knight Foundation and released on ...

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straitstimes.com 11 Mar '11, 1am

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