Saturday, April 13, 2013

This Week in Tablets: Second Screens in Japan, and Microsoft’s Office failure

All this said, Japanese culture is still enamored with physical media. CD and DVD sales are robust, as are paper-based newspapers and magazines and manga comics. And streaming audio and video have been only slowly adopted.

It stands to reason that the tablet revolution is moving a little slower here in Japan, and/or is being disrupted by smartphones on the go, and connected televisions in the home. Parks Associates conducted a survey that found four out of five smart TV owners use apps regularly.

From the article, "This Week in Tablets: Second Screens in Japan, and Microsoft’s Office failure" By George Jones.

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