Average consumers are spending more and more on technology. iYogi Insights recently released results of study conducted on technology spending, and they found that many people are now considering technology a utility. sources: iYogi Insights techjournalsouth.com
63% say they spend 35% more on technology bills than utility bills.
6%-12% of income on average is spent for utilities.
If technology bills are 35% higher, the math shows that we are spending a pretty penny for technology.
Source: U.S. Department of Energy
Average spending for mobile services is $94 per month.
Average spending for downloaded entertainment $19 per month.
Average spending for an internet service provider is between $20 and $180 per month.
High speed internet has become less of a luxury and more of a necessity for some.
Average spending: $10 per month.
Cloud services are things like Dropbox, which allow you to save things on the web so they are never lost.
In 2012, the number of devices in households with more than two people was 10-11.
33% of parents are willing to buy, or have already bought their kids an iPad, according to another iYogi report.