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Home > Blog > December 2012 > Have Yourself A Happy High-Tech Holiday!

If the previous year’s statistics are any indication of what consumers spent money on during the holidays, there is a good chance that you or someone you know may be receiving some sort of electronic media device as a gift this year.

Gartner, one of the world's leading information technology research and advisory companies, predicted back in April that "worldwide media tablets sales would reach 119 Million units by year’s end," a 98% increase from the previous year.

A recent Pew Internet study stated that "46% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind, up from 35% in May 2011."

Whether you are a seasoned gadget geek or “noob” to the high-tech world, the Free Library of Philadelphia has plenty of ebooks, podcasts, music, and videos for you to enjoy with your new computer, smartphone, tablet, or e-reader this holiday season!

First, you’ll need to have your library card and PIN handy as they are required to access these resources.
Don't have a library card? What are you waiting for? Get one today!

Next, head over to our digital media page, or try out the newest version of our mobile site on your smartphone or tablet.

If you need help searching for or accessing content, we have a comprehensive tutorial video to show you step-by-step how to download all the wonderful digital media we have available for borrowing.




Have a happy, high-tech holiday!
 

Tags: Holidays, How To, databases, ebooks, mobile, podcasts, tech

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