Summary Box: 11 percent of US adults own tablets

TABLET OWNERSHIP: A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that 11 percent of American adults own a tablet of some kind, and they spend on average 90 minutes a day using it.

USE FOR NEWS: Consuming news is one of the most popular activities, up there with email and more popular than social networking.

WILL THEY PAY?: For the most part, no. Just 14 percent of those who consume news on tablets say they have paid for news content on the devices. Another 23 percent, though, pay for a print subscription that includes tablet content.