Mobile technology snapshot

Nov 09 2004 - 06:45 PM ET | Data, In The News
USA Today's Life section Snapshot focuses on mobile communication technology today: Percentage of people in the USA who have used wireless devices (cellphones, laptops or PDAs) to access the Internet, send e-mail or text messages while: * 22% - In the drive-through lane * 19% - Eating in a restaurant * 17% - Waiting in line * 15% - In a restroom * 8% - On a date * 3% - In a sauna, hot tub or bath Note that the survey question did not include phone calls, only data services. The survey was performed by Harris Interactive and funded by T-Mobile.