Mobile Devices, Apps Overtake PC Usage In US


Published 02/28 2014 11:22AM

Updated 02/28 2014 11:24AM

For the first time ever, Americans used smartphones and tablets more than their PCs to access the internet last month.

According to data from Com-Score, mobile devices accounted for 55-percent of internet usage in the United States in January.

Apps made up 47-percent of web traffic and mobile browsers eight-percent.

Personal computers represented 45-percent of web traffic.

The shift follows a historic freefall in PC sales last year.

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