The Nielsen Company (http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/online_mobile/connected-devices-does-the-ipad-change-everything) recently surveyed more than 5,000 consumers who already own a tablet computer, eReader, netbook, media/games player, or smartphone to get a better sense of who is using these devices and how they are using them. Among the insights:
° Four percent of U.S. households now own tablet computers.
° The iPad trumps the iPhone for “print” and video viewing.
° A majority of iPad owners have already downloaded and paid for content