Unsurprisingly, a Google-commissioned study finds smartphone and tablet usage to have grown...

|By:, SA News Editor

Unsurprisingly, a Google-commissioned study finds smartphone and tablet usage to have grown considerably in the U.S., Western Europe, and especially Japan between the winter and fall of 2011. However, it also found that outside of Japan, PC web usage didn't decline much. Though with tablet penetration rates only beginning to surge, it's possible a future survey will turn up different results. (previously)