YouGov archive

  • Third of Brits don't care about 4G – YouGov poll
    Phones

    Third of Brits don't care about 4G – YouGov poll

    By 11 July 2013

    EE has had its 4G network operational for over eight months now and the majority of the other big mobile phone carriers are gearing up to release their superfast data services. But a recent survey indicates that one in three mobile phone owners don't...

  • Kindle and iPad dominated Christmas stockings
    Tablets

    Kindle and iPad dominated Christmas stockings

    By 4 January 2012

    It seems that the UK had itself a merry Kindle Christmas, with Amazon's massively successful ebook reader being the most gifted tech-based product. A staggering one in every 40 adults in Britain woke up to find an ebook reader under the tree on Christmas...

  • 70% of Brits have heard of the iPad
    Online

    70% of Brits have heard of the iPad

    By 8 February 2010

    A large proportion of Brits are aware of the Apple iPad, but aren't entirely certain about the device's feature set, new YouGov research has revealed. An online survey has revealed that 70% of British adults shown an image and provided with a brief description...

  • UK Twitter users profiled
    Online

    UK Twitter users profiled

    By 19 November 2009

    A study into Britain's Twitter users has yielded some interesting results enabling a general profile of the average user to be revealed. Here in the UK there are around 5.5 million people that use the micro-blogging service and it seems a typical user...

  • E-book reader owners in UK happy with hardware
    Gadgets

    E-book reader owners in UK happy with hardware

    By 7 September 2009

    UK users have given e-book readers the thumbs up in a recent YouGov survey, but are dissatisfied with the current content available. The new research, "The E-Reader Experience", reveals that clarity of screen, physical size and weight and build quality...

  • BT survey says teamwork is victim of recession
    Online

    BT survey says teamwork is victim of recession

    By 24 March 2009

    A BT Business survey has shown that teamwork is another victim of the current economic climate. UK workers are apparently showing a "natural reaction to protect their own jobs in the downturn", according to YouGov research involving over 3700 workers....

  • British parents want games regulated
    Gaming

    British parents want games regulated

    By 27 February 2009

    Three quarters of British parents are concerned about the content of video games and want independent regulation of their content, according to a new YouGov poll carried out on behalf of the British Board of Film Classification. The poll is timely as...

  • Orange tops survey for mobile broadband
    Phones

    Orange tops survey for mobile broadband

    By 1 December 2008

    Orange is trumpeting its position as number one in "customer experience" in the mobile broadband market according to YouGov research. YouGov's report reveals that Orange has improved its customer satisfaction ratings, with emphasis said to be on network...

  • YouGov survey on wonders of wireless
    Online

    YouGov survey on wonders of wireless

    By 16 July 2008

    Over half of us surfing the Internet in the UK now have wireless home networking. Linksys, which is a division of Cisco, has revealed the results of a YouGov survey about the state of wireless home networking in the UK. It states that 59% of broadband...

  • More than half of us watch on-demand TV
    Online

    More than half of us watch on-demand TV

    By 21 May 2008

    On-demand TV and internet TV are gathering more and more fans in the UK. According to research by Redback Networks, which is owned by Ericsson, 57% of UK residents watch around 10 hours of either on-demand TV or pre-recorded TV each week. In a survey...

  • 41% motorists sans handsfree
    Online

    41% motorists sans handsfree

    By 27 February 2008

    Last year on the 27th February 2007, a new act to increase the penalties for using a hand-held phone whilst driving came into force. Exactly 12 months on and drivers are still breaking the law with over 40% of those who use mobile phones whilst driving...

  • YouGov survey shows Brits are sloppy savers
    Phones

    YouGov survey shows Brits are sloppy savers

    By 17 December 2007

    A survey has revealed that every day many of us risk losing information and memories that we hold dear. A YouGov survey of over 2000 online adults found that almost one in five of us who own a portable device admit to losing phone numbers and contact...

  • YouGov research shows confusion over iPhone retailers
    Phones

    YouGov research shows confusion over iPhone retailers

    By 7 November 2007

    Just days away from the UK launch of Apple's iPhone, YouGov reports that the public continues to show some confusion about where the phone can be bought. Although O2, Carphone Warehouse and Apple stores are the only official places to buy the device,...

  • iPhone is going to face massive cost hurdle in the UK
    Phones

    iPhone is going to face massive cost hurdle in the UK

    By 25 October 2007

    Recent YouGov research shows that although there is a "significant" awareness for the iPhone's imminent launch in the UK, the high price is going to be a big hurdle for O2 and Apple to overcome. YouGov, which is monitoring the phone from pre-launch to...

  • Online

    Brits are unwilling to travel to save money on purchases

    By 18 October 2006

    Research shows Brits are increasingly reluctant to travel even short distances in order to save money on purchases. A new survey shows that 20% of people won't get out of bed to save a tenner. A shocking 10% of people wouldn't travel more than 5 miles...

  • Online

    Survey says British spend 50 days online a year

    By 8 August 2006

    Two new surveys of British internet habits have thrown up different results because of the group of people questioned. A survey by USwitch.com interviewed 15,323 people via an online poll by YouGov, which may naturally favour more regular broadband internet...