It was less than a decade ago that the only people you’d see carrying smartphones or those chunky BlackBerry or Palm Treos were business executives. But times have changed. New data shows that more than half of all Americans have smartphones in their pockets.
According to new research from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 61 percent of Americans own a smartphone. Sure, many still own a regular cellphone, with 91 percent of the adult population owning some sort of mobile phone. But the jump in smartphone owners is substantial. According to Pew’s previous reports, in May 2011, 35 percent of Americans owned smartphones, while in February 2012, 46 percent owned a more powerful phone.
The new ports will allow tablets and smart phones to plug directly into the socket without a standard adaptor.
“We pride ourselves on being a company that adapts with trends as well as technology and listening to the needs of our customer. This is certainly a change that has been requested by our customers, and we are pleased to make the USB ports standard in all of our homes,” said Kevin Wann, President of Pacific Lifestyle Homes.
About Pacific Lifestyle Homes
Pacific Lifestyle Homes was founded in 1996. Since its inception, the company has built more than 2,300 homes throughout the greater Portland/Vancouver area. Pacific Lifestyle Homes is one of the most celebrated builders in Southwest Washington and Northern Oregon, and is a two-time winner of the prestigious Builder of the Year award from the Clark County BIA. Learn more at: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com.