There may be an "app for that," but it doesn't mean consumers are using it.

Just one-third of adults has a mobile phone with apps, according to a report from The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project and The Nielsen Company. The study also points out that 68% of those who do have a phone with apps actively use them.

The study suggests cell phone users are more apt to use their phones to take pictures, send and receive text messages, and access the Internet

"This is the early stage of adoption when many cell owners do not know what their phone can do," said Kristen Purcell, the Pew Internet Project's associate director for research. "The apps market seems somewhat ahead of the majority of adult cell phone users.

Source: USA Today

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