We know from recent research that there is a huge spike in tablet usage (as measured through Google key-word searches) during the evening hours, specifically after 6pm. Now I know you’re thinking: “there’s nothing really surprising about that.” Obviously the vast majority of workplace computing occurs on a desktop, while users opt for a more portable platform during the evening hours. However, what I think is profound about this is that it speaks to what I’m going to call, “the living room of the future” concept. While this phrase may conjure up images of a Jetsons cartoon, with a robotic maid named Rosie buzzing around (ok, now I’m dating myself), I’m talking more about how users will (and already do) consume content while in their living room, or wherever they choose to relax for the evening.
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