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New Survey Shows Nearly 86% of U.S. Teenagers Own an iPhone

According to the latest version of Piper Sandler’s semi-annual survey of teenagers, nearly 86% of teens own an iPhone with 89% of them expecting their next phone to be from Apple. According to The National Interest, both numbers represent all-time highs for Apple. The investment bank and institutional securities firm collected the opinions of ninety-eight hundred teens,...

Canadians Feel ‘Trapped’ and ‘Dissatisfied’ with Large Telcos: Survey

According to the findings of a recent survey conducted by Leger on behalf of Distributel Communications Ltd., there is an unprecedented level of Canadian consumer frustration and dissatisfaction based on their treatment by large telecommunications providers. The national survey entitled Broken Connection: Canadian Consumers' Views on Large Telecommunications Providers reflects Canadians' perception of the affordability, service, value, and...

Survey Shows Uber and Netflix are Making People Fat

According to a recent survey on weight loss carried out by Life Science Group Zaluvida, nearly 88% of Americans moved less in the last few years due to increased screen time, while 80% blame on-demand meal delivery, ride-sharing services, or shopping apps (via FastCompany). Healthcare professionals are now saying services like Netflix and UberEats are exacerbating weight gain in individuals....

Canadian Preschoolers Spending Too Much Time in Front of Screens

According to today's release of the new evidence-based Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years, which help inform how much moving, sleeping and sitting children aged four and under need for healthy growth and development, preschoolers should have no more than one hour of sedentary screen time per day. However, 76% of them have been found to do...

Canadians’ Driving Habits Not As Good as They Think [Survey]

According to a new belairdirect survey by Leger Research targeted at Canadians' willingness to change driving habits for the right incentive, a surprising 93% of Canadians have admitted to engaging in at least one bad habit behind the wheel. Majority of participants said to have engaged in risky or distracting behaviour while driving, including eating and drinking, using a...

Survey Shows One-in-Four Canadians Cheat Using Mobile Devices

According to a recent survey of Canadian students carried out by McAfee, one-in-four respondents said that they cheat using mobile devices, and that girls more often reported being cyberbullied than boys. The study was carried out between June 28 and July 5 in which high school students between the ages of 14 and 18 participated. Students admitted...

Only 20% of Older Canadians Currently Use Digital Health Technology

With Canada bracing for a “Silver Tsunami” as the number of seniors now exceeds that of children in the country for the first time ever, a new study commissioned by TELUS Health has revealed that those who would benefit the most from Digital healthcare technology, are the least likely to adopt it. While 58% of older Canadians agree that digital...

Listening Music on Smartphones Becoming Increasingly Popular Among Canadians

According to a new survey by Nielsen Music Canada, listening music on smartphones is becoming an increasingly popular habit for Canadian music fans, with nearly 53% of listeners playing their favourite music on their phone in a typical week, The Chronicle Herald reports. The number represents a 19% growth from a year ago, thanks to the popularity of streaming...

Record Number of U.S. Teens Plan to Buy Next iPhone: Piper Jaffray

According to a bi-annual survey from Piper Jaffray, a record number of teenagers in the U.S. are expected to buy the next iPhone (via Seeking Alpha). The research firm is seeing a positive data point for the iPhone 7 and 8 in his survey of 5500 teens with an average age of 16 from across the country, that shows a...