American adults spend almost every waking hour consuming some sort of media. According to a new report from Nielsen, in the first quarter of this year, the average adult in the U.S. consumed media for 10 hours 39 minutes every single day. That’s up by about an hour compared to the same time last year.
Considering that the report found that nearly half of the homes in the country now subscribe to at least one streaming service (like Netflix or Hulu), it’s probably not all that surprising that people are doing more binge watching. Plus, live TV-watching continues to be on the slow decline. The biggest culprits according to their research though, are mobile devices: Usage of both phones and tablets significantly are on the rise.
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Warning, you may want to have some tissues handy before watching this video. The clip shows two brothers—who both suffer from colorblindness—seeing color for the first time in their lives. As the clip shows, the experience is completely overwhelming, and totally heartwarming.
Today, Apple hosted its annual event, where the famed tech company unveils the season’s newest tech innovations. Going into the announcements, the company was typically tight-lipped, with even Siri telling users who asked for a hint as to what was in store, “Why don't you check a rumors blog? That's what I do.”
Among the newly rolled out products is the iPhone 6s, now complete with a pressure sensitive display and advanced camera. Apple TV also got an upgrade, as did the iPad Pro, which now comes with an optional “Apple pencil” stylus. An interesting edition, because, as Steve Jobs once famously said, “It's like we said on the iPad, if you see a stylus, they blew it.”
Start saving your pennies now; the new iPhones will be released September 25. Other products will be rolled out in November. Discuss
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