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August 14, 2012
NEWS: New US study finds kids’ tablet use jumps 13%
Console and portable video game systems still get the most usage among kids ages four to 14, but a new study from market research company The NPD Group has revealed that tablet use by kids is catching up quickly.
According toKids and Consumer Electronics: 2012 Edition, tablet usage increased by 13% in 2012 compared to 3% last year, and tablet usage is highest among younger children.
Other results from the survey found that homes with kids ages four to 14 own an average of 10 different devices, with kids using an average of five of them. Televisions, computers and cell/smartphones maintain the highest household ownership.