Watch Out for Smartphone Users
It has become a very common sight: people are walking around, smartphone in hand, oblivious to their surroundings. Just a few weeks ago, a woman in Melbourne, Australia fell from a pier and inadvertently took a bath because she had been checking her Facebook page while walking around. Now the Pew Research Center has published the results of a survey among American cell phone users that make clear how big the texting while walking problem has become. According to the data, 53 percent of American cell phone users have bumped into someone/something or been bumped into by someone who was distracted using a phone.
Global smartphone sales from 2009 to 2013, by operating system (in millions)
Global smartphone sales 2009-2013, by OS
Global smartphone sales to end users from 1st quarter 2009 to 4th quarter 2013, by operating system (in million units)
Global smartphone sales by operating system 2009-2013, by quarter
Number of smartphones sold to end users worldwide from 2007 to 2013 (in million units)
Global smartphone sales to end users 2007-2013
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