17 May 2012

On smartphone users' priorities

The story deserves a mention, since I am sure that it's relevant to all smartphone users:

The Angus Reid survey conducted last month for Rogers Communications asked 1,010 smartphone users what they would be willing to sacrifice to maintain their Internet access.
I am summarizing the answers below:
  • 34 percent would give up alcohol
  • 31 percent would go without chocolate
  • 27 percent would give up coffee
  • 6 percent of them would rather give up regular sex
  • 4 percent would give up daily bathing
  • 4 percent would choose the Internet over personal contact with others
Besides the importance of Internet access to so many people, the survey answers could be also compared against each other, with some interesting conclusions. For instance, that sex is almost six times more important to smartphone users than alcohol and five times more important than chocolate.

Or that unwashed smartphone users shun personal contacts* - which is rather a foregone conclusion...


(*) Now don't get all scientific with me about this interpretation: I prefer to think so, OK?


Shaun Downey (Jams O Donnell) said...

Giving up washing, social contact and a bit of the other, all I have to console myself if chocs, coffee and liquor!

SnoopyTheGoon said...

That was precisely my take on the issue.

yitzgood said...

Dedicated smartphone users should probably give up daily bathing anyway--you don't want to short out the phone in the bathtub.

SnoopyTheGoon said...