Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts – December 10, 2020
Wireless Bluetooth headsets get a booster
Wireless Bluetooth headsets have been in the news lately, widely promoted as a year-end gift accessory. As a category, they have been available for decades, so why the latest emphasis, and is there enough demand for them?
Market demand has gotten stronger during 2020 in large part due to changed playing and working conditions. With the pandemic and stay-at-home restrictions worldwide, many people are now nearby a distinct set of people than they might interact with at their workplace or school. While quarantines can be a bonding experience, there can be added pressure when the sounds we make or listen to impinge on others.
Listening widespread, although differs by device type
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or perhaps the ear. The music some may consider beautiful may seem like noise to others. Similarly, the phone call we may think thoughtful may sound to others like distracting chatter.
Continue reading “Headsets – our sound islands [TUPdate]”
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 8, 2020
Who uses wireless Bluetooth headsets more – iPhone users or Android smartphone users? This MetaFAQs reports on the relative popularity between the two ecosystems, as well as splitting out whether in-ear or over-the-ear designs are used more than the other.
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Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 1, 2020
Wireless Bluetooth headsets have become a handy accessory for roughly one in four online adults in the US, Germany, UK, and Japan. More users are choosing in-ear designs than over-the-year types. This research is based on surveys with 12,516 online adults in the US, Germany, UK, and Japan as part of the MetaFacts TUP/Technology User Profile service.
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Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, November 28, 2020
Tablets are made to be mobile, but are they being used that way? Have tablets made inroads into the workplace or schools? This MetaFAQs reports on the locations that tablets are being used among online adults in three countries and over five years.
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Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, November 24, 2020
Are tablets being used to play games? After all, many tablets are being used for passive activities, where the user is leaning back in a chair (or sprawled on a sofa) instead of sitting at a desk.
Is the share or tablet gamers higher or lower among households with more persons?
Continue reading “Tablet game playing by household size [MetaFAQs]”
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