The huge growth in take-up of smartphones and tablets is creating a nation of media multi-taskers, an Ofcom report published today suggests.
Tablet ownership is driving the use of second screens, and enticing people to the main television room, according to the annual study.
More than half of tablet owners - 56 percent - use their device for viewing audiovisual content, and half of these do so while in the living room.
A fifth of families with a tablet said they watch different content on different screens while in the same room all or most of the time.
More top news
Cold in the wind
The working poor and elderly fear they will be clobbered when the Chancellor announces his Autumn Statement tomorrow, Penny Marshall writes.
Computer giant Dell apologises for hacking vulnerability and releases instructions on how to remove the rogue eDellRoot Certificate.