One Out of Two French People Takes Their Computer on Vacation (+ Competition)

Summer has arrived ! The sun is at the rendezvous for this month of July. And the departures on vacation have started, you have probably noticed it if you are still at the office. And if 6 out of 10 French people plan to leave, this does not mean that total disconnection will be there. Internet and beaches can go very well together, and the computer will be the faithful companion of many tourists. The proof with a study conducted by, e-commerce site specializing in the sale of computer memory modules (RAM) and SSD hard drives. The latter was carried out on a sample of 1015 people representative of the French population and having a computer from April 23 to 26, 2013. It focuses on the use made by the French of their computer during the holidays.

Summer Has Arrived


And since happiness never comes alone, offers you to win a 120 GB M500 SSD on this blog. More info further down in this post! First conclusion of the study, the French are definitely addicted. The proof, 47.2% of them have planned to take their computer Portugal B2B List on vacation. A rate that rises to 60% among 18-24 year olds and 60.2% for the Superior Socio-professional category. And 63.4% plan to use it for more than half an hour a day! They will connect mainly from their home (91.2%) but also sometimes from public places equipped with wifi (29.8%). Wifi (or rather the lack of wifi) is also the main problem when it comes to the question of new technologies on vacation, for 64.3% of respondents. But what will the computer be used for? Most respondents will surf the web (87.5%).

First Conclusion of the Study

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Films, music and other cultural activities come in second place (57.6%) while photos (retouching, saving, sorting) confirm their importance in the daily lives of French people (37.4%). And Crucial logically points out that 20% of French people complain about idling machines. A good reason to add memory! Before visualizing the results of this survey in the form of an infographic, as promised, we have a gift for you. Crucial is offering one of the drives an M500 120 GB SSD worth 101.65 euros. To play, you have two options: you can tweet to this article or leave a comment (or both). We will draw a person among all the participants on Monday, July 29 at 2 p.m. Good luck to everyone ! Edit: we just drew lots, and hendrix14 won! Congratulations to him, we contact him by email. Thank you all for your participation !

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