One Third Of iPad Owners Don't Download Apps

A new study has found that a third of Apple iPad users have never downloaded an application for their tablet device.

The report, which was conducted by research firm Nielsen, questioned 5,000 people won their use of the tablets, e-book readers and notebooks, according to the BBC.

According to the report, out of the two thirds of people who had downloaded apps for the tablet device, 62 per cent had purchased a game while 54 per cent had downloaded and paid for an e-book.

Among the US citizens who had participated in the research, 8 per cent own netbooks, 25 per cent have smartphones, 6 per cent use e-book readers and 4 per cent own tablet devices.

Interestingly, 46 per cent of the respondents claimed that they shared their tablet devices with others, while 34 per cent shared smartphones and 33 per cent shared e-book readers.

When it came to mobile advertisements, 59 per cent of the people were happy with them along as they were getting free content.