Technically Incorrect gives a barely twisted tackle the tech that is taken over our lives.

Because the launch of iPhone X will get nearer, it is honest to ask: “Is anybody actually excited?”

On the time of its unveiling, I talked to actual individuals who principally felt very meh about Apple’s so-called “smartphone of the long run.”

But alongside comes funding financial institution Piper Jaffray’s newest “Taking Inventory with Teenagers” survey and insists that US teenagers are extra enthusiastic about iPhone than ever.

Piper Jaffray surveyed 6,100 US teenagers throughout 44 states.

Piper Jaffray/Screenshot by Proinertech

On this twice-a-year survey of teenagers’ mercurial minds, 78 p.c mentioned they owned an iPhone. And 82 p.c declared that their subsequent telephone will likely be an iPhone. That is the very best iPhone-loving quantity the survey has ever seen.

Which could make some surprise: “What on earth are the opponents doing?” Or, maybe: “Are there that many hand-me-down iPhones floating concerning the world?”

Nonetheless, these are the autumn outcomes gleaned from speaking to six,100 teenagers, with a median age of 16, from varied revenue teams throughout 44 states.

It is tempting to think about that teenagers have turned conservative, because the winds of loopy at present buffering the world make them hunker down with just a few trusted selections.

But the survey factors to very well-known manufacturers which have fallen out of favor. Fb, for instance, noticed a big decline, particularly amongst youthful teenagers. Nike suffered too. Fb, nonetheless, could be cheered that Instagram loved a elevate.

And this is one other expression of stripling tech-centric love. 49 p.c of all teenagers mentioned their favourite retail web site was Amazon. Are all of us determined to pay much less for extra — properly, extra comfort, at the least?

Additionally, 17 p.c of those teenagers mentioned they deliberate to purchase an Apple Watch within the subsequent months. That is up from 13 p.c within the spring survey. 

The place do they get the cash from? Please do not inform me it is their ever-indulgent mother and father.

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