10% of Americans own a smartphone but do not have broadband at home, and 15% own a smartphone but say that they have a limited number of options for going online other than their cell phone. Those with relatively low income and educational attainment levels, younger adults, and non-whites are especially likely to be “smartphone-dependent.”
THERE ARE MORE THAN 4.2 MILLION APPS FOR SMARTPHONES.
But the smartest app of all might be the one that lets you download audio books, magazines and e-books from your library. And since librarians are technology experts, they're also available to help you set up and learn how to use all of your digital devices.