engine - 6:04 pm on Jan 8, 2013 (gmt 0)
This survey news comes as no surprise to me at all. Ease of connectivity, and sharing of data between devices has to be a feature on today's tech devices.
Attention dumbphones, point-and-shoot cameras and music players: sorry to tell you this, but it looks like your days may be numbered. According to a new survey out from Accenture (embedded below and released to coincide with the CES show), consumers are moving away from buying “single-use” devices and opting instead for those that offer the ability to do many things, with smartphones (at 41% of respondents), PCs (36%), HDTVs (33%) and tablets (23%) topping the list of items consumers are most likely to buy in 2013, as gadget spending is projected to reach $1.1 trillion.Survey: Device Ownership Switching Away From Basics to Smart and Connected Devices [techcrunch.com]