Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 15, 2020
How many gamers are there? Is the market size big or small? Are the people that play games online or with their connected devices a small group of busy fun-loving people, or is game-playing more widespread? This MetaFAQs answers the baseline question about how many millions of adults in the US, Germany, UK, and Japan use a game console, gaming desktop, gaming notebook, or even any smartphone, PC, tablet, or game console to play immersive games or other games. The results are based on TUP/Technology User Profile 2020.
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Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 6, 2020
Is playing immersive or other games on a PC more likely in a smaller or larger household? How widespread is PC game-playing in the US, Germany, UK, and Japan by household size?
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Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, December 3, 2020
Employees are busy having video calls, meetings, and group chats and are using a wide range of devices to do so. While smartphones are a top platform, home PCs, work PCs, and even tablets are regularly used. There are some differences by employer size and country.
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Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, November 11, 2020
How many employees use their home PC for work? How is this different depending on the employer’s industry? We addressed this question with the most recent wave of MetaFacts TUP/Technology User Profile 2020.
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Home PC Penetration
The home PC has been a central part of the American technology user’s world for years, and while remaining so for many, the home PC is slowly losing its primacy among some market segments.
Home PCs have been challenged by the emerging use of smartphones and tablets, not only among younger Americans. Older Americans have also rapidly adopted smartphones and are starting to discover how to use them well. Home PC makers, software developers, and service providers have worked hard to keep the home PC as a central device, or at least one that is included.
The home PC is not down and out – not by a long shot. The humble PC is in use by most online Americans. In 2020, 75% of online adults in the US actively used a home PC. From 2015 to 2019, this level was effectively flat at 80%.
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