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Latest Poll: If you use Windows 8 on your PC or laptop, do you use Metro apps?


  • 7%
    All the time

  • 11%
    Some of the time

  • 10%
    Rarely

  • 14%
    Never

  • 4%
    I would use them if there were any good ones

  • 55%
    I don't have Windows 8!


(Based on 4580 Votes)

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Previous Poll: How do you secure your mobile phone?

  • 39%
    4-digit PIN unlock code

  • 8%
    I use a password or passphrase

  • 26%
    Finger-swipe or pattern unlock

  • 10%
    I have a keypad lock but don’t use it

  • 17%
    I have no keypad lock on my phone


(Based on 2163 Votes)

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Previous Poll: Do you have children (under the age of 18) in your household who use a smartphone or tablet?

  • 48%
    One or more of my children has their own smartphone and/or tablet

  • 54%
    My children watch video clips on my/their smartphone and/or tablet

  • 61%
    My children play games on my/their smartphone and/or tablet

  • 50%
    I use my smartphone and/or tablet to take photos of the kids

  • 28%
    I use my smartphone and/or tablet calendar to organise family life

  • 26%
    I don't have children

  • 9%
    I have children but they have no access to or interaction with smartphones or tablets


(Based on 676 Votes)

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Previous Poll: What gadget do you most want to find in your stocking?

  • 11%
    Smartphone

  • 42%
    Tablet

  • 17%
    Laptop/PC

  • 3%
    eReader

  • 3%
    Games console

  • 7%
    Other

  • 17%
    I don't want any gifts


(Based on 836 Votes)

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Previous Poll: Which smartphone feature could you not live without?

  • 22%
    Text messages (including instant messaging)

  • 17%
    Web browsing

  • 4%
    Social media

  • 5%
    Listening to music

  • 2%
    Watching videos

  • 2%
    Photos/videos

  • 9%
    Email

  • 4%
    Games

  • 5%
    Maps

  • 5%
    Organiser (alarm, calendar, to-do list)

  • 2%
    Other

  • 22%
    I don't have a smartphone


(Based on 2954 Votes)

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