Beyond Smartphones: Dumb Screens

Almost two-thirds of Americans are using more than one computing device—defined as a smartphone, tablet, computer, or netbook—according to a poll released this week. Unsurprisingly, the poll, which surveyed 2,000 Americans, found that 83 percent want access to their documents in the cloud. Of course they do. When 63 percent of the population has multiple computers and one-third has more than three, keeping them synced is a pain best consigned to the early ’00s and late 1990s, where it belongs.

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