40% of Tablet/Smartphone Owners Use It While Watching TV

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bling581

It's odd that I was just thinking about this the other day. Why do I have a smartphone and pay so much money for a data plan when the majority of my useage is at home through my WiFi? I can watch TV on my computer, but it's not comfortable so I sit on my couch and stream Netflix and Hulu while checking email, surfing the web or downloading apps on my smart phone.

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qhoa1385

i sometimes use my phone as the remote

(HTPC)

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Holly Golightly

You know what would be perfect. TV not on TV, but TV on something much better. I would love to stream cable tv on my tablet. I want every channel to be playable on my tablet.

I do not plan on watching TV and my tablet at the same time. Actually, I do not want to watch TV on a regular TV set. I want to see my favorite shows anywhere I go. I would also love to watch TV from my computer. No more expensive cable boxes!!!

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chriswm

I kind of have a touch of A.D.D. so I surf the web on my phone and watchs tv.

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Travatron

Watching.g Gladiator on TV right now. Sent from my Galaxy S2

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CaptainFabulous

Gotta do something to pass the time while ignoring 20 minutes of commercials every hour.

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mattatooski

Absolutley. Every single day without question and shame. Might be watching a doco and will use the tablet between ads to 'verify' facts, or go to a website i see on a ad, or play solitaire, or go to maxPC.  It does have its downside tho, I was trawling through IMDB on the show Operation Repo (dont know why i started watching it in the first place but I did) and then found out it is all totally fake. Cant watch it anymore but thats a good thing right .....

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chart2006

Agreed!  I have my Touchpad or phone readily available when i watch TV primarily because I'm always checking facts or wanting more information on something I just saw.  I tend to watch the History, Discovery, and Science channels a lot and when I want more information on the topic my "research" material is right at my fingertips. 

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don2041

Its called multitasking

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