Always on

Today’s ever-evolving technology and the ubiquitous informational space are transforming attitudes and behavior in human terms. Consumer and commerce-oriented technology as well as biological and medical technological advancements continue to raise questions about how we work, play and live. No one can tell where technology starts and ends as a plugged-in lifestyle has infiltrated every moment of the daily life, making a large majority of people highly dependent on their mobile devices. With the global village at their fingertips, consumers have higher expectations of when and how services and information are delivered.

Fun facts:

  • 83% of Millennials have slept with their cellphone at some point. (Source: Pew Research Center)
  • “10% of children receive their first mobile phone by age 5. Conducted by UK-based price-comparison service uSwitch, the survey found that the majority of kids receive their first phone between ages 11 and 12. (Source: British families’ mobile habits)
  • “90% of Millennials surveyed worldwide check their smartphones before they dress, eat, brush their teeth or even get out of bed. (Source: 2012 Cisco Connected World Technology Report)