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Optus survey: Children own newer devices than parents

Friday 14 June 2013 | 01:59 CET | News
In Australian families it is often (58%) the younger generation that owns the newest versions of devices with parents getting the "hand-me ups". Furthermore, 38 percent of parents are yet to update their mobile handset to a smartphone, with 12 percent stating they "fear" their kids would be envious if they owned better devices as the main reason not to upgrade, according to an Optus survey. Some 48 percent of respondents wish they could update their devices more regularly and 80 percent of parents state they would like to receive a technology device as a gift. New tablets are the item most

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