It’s well known that mobile phones are increasingly the primary device for accessing the internet across the world. Here’s a great way to illustrate that using Google’s Public Data service.
Plotting smartphone usage against PC usage produces this fascinating chart which literally shows the rise of smartphone usage over the past three years.
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The chart is not optimized for mobile, but you can try the smaller, GIF version here.
It’s worth bearing in mind that this data comes from TNS Germany which, though a reputable source of information, means there may be anomalies. Nonetheless, it demonstrates one of the most important technological trends of the decade.
➤ Via Robin Moroney [Google+]
Image credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
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