Then and now: How the Internet changed the world

New 2012 Internet Trends report shows how the Internet and technology has changed the way we do things

December 5, 2012
Steve Jobs then and now

Mary Meeker, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers, released her updated 2012 Internet Trends report, showing how the Internet and technology changed the world.

The report gives a breakdown on global Internet stats, business models associated with mobile and social online environments and economic trends related to the Internet.

The report highlights the strong growth of mobile in the online environment, Android’s dominant performance in the smartphone market and the migration from PC to mobile.

The report further showed the rise and decline of the Windows-Intel computing era, which is now rivaled by Apple iOS and Android based mobile devices.

The following images give an overview of how technology and the Internet changed the way people interact, and how one set of devices are replacing another.

User interfaces then and now

User interfaces then and now

Global Market Share of Personal Computing Platforms

Global Market Share of Personal Computing Platforms

Phones then and now

Phones then and now

Global Fixed Telephone Lines vs Mobile Subscriptions 1994 to 2009

Global Fixed Telephone Lines vs Mobile Subscriptions 1994 to 2009

Cameras then and now

Cameras then and now

Worldwide Smartphone vs Standalone Compact Camera Shipments

Worldwide Smartphone vs Standalone Compact Camera Shipments

Maps then and now

Maps then and now

Portable Navigation Devices (PNDs) vs Waze Registered User Adds

Portable Navigation Devices (PNDs) vs Waze Registered User Adds

News and reporting then and now

News and reporting then and now

Taking notes then and now

Taking notes then and now

Storage then and now

Storage then and now

Magazines then and now

Magazines then and now

Payments then and now

Payments then and now

Education then and now

Education then and now

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