Last year, more than 60 percent of homes in the U.S. had WiFi access. Are we addicted to our internet connection? Check out the infographic below to learn about how WiFi affects our mind and body.
Technology-addicted consumers have come to expect mobile WiFi everywhere they go – especially during their morning commute. This infographic outlines the growing demand for mobile WiFi by commuters, how they use it, the changing face of mass transit riders, and the growing use of WiFi on buses and trains.
In the past year public Wi-Fi usage has gone up 240%, but the questions we should be asking: do we need to protect ourselves when we use it and how can be keep ourselves secure? A recent survey by the Identity Theft Resource Center in conjunction with Private WiFi indicates that 79% of respondents believe that free wireless can lead to identity theft. The findings are clear: a personal VPN is your best line of defense.
Did you know that the majority of 26 million public Wi-Fi users are unaware that they’re open to hacking, identity theft and fraud? And that’s not the only worrying statistic discovered. The folks at Hide My Ass! conducted research to explore the dangers that millions of users face when they connect to public wifi hotspots. How safe are you when use public wifi? How can a VPN help you stay safe? All is explained in ‘The Dangers of Public Wifi’ infographic.
Americans love connectivity. Even when traveling, we’re less inclined to set aside our laptops, tablets and other devices. As a result, free mobile WiFi access is becoming one of the most sought-after amenities on buses, trains and airplanes as well as at hotels and campgrounds. This infographic from SinglePoint shows how our need for connectivity is affecting the way we travel.
Mass transit WiFi availability is important to riders across the U.S. This infographic from SinglePoint Communications shows how bus WiFi availability impacts ridership, how public transportation systems have grown and the best cities for public transit.