Gartner Survey Shows Digital Text Consumption Nearly Equal to Time Spent reading Printed Paper Text

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Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., May 10, 2011— The time people spend reading on a digital screen is now almost equal to the time spent reading printed paper text, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc.

The huge majority of tablet and iPad users say they find screen reading either easier than reading printed text (52 percent) or about the same (42 percent). However, 47 percent of laptop users find screen reading harder than reading printed text, and 33 percent reported it was about the same. Read more

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