By 2018, more than half of users will go to a tablet or smartphone first for all online activities, according to new research from Gartner Inc.

“The use pattern that has emerged for nearly all [users], based on device accessibility, is the smartphone first as a device that is carried when mobile, followed by the tablet that is used for longer sessions, with the PC increasingly reserved for more-complex tasks,” Van Baker, research vice president at Gartner, said in a statement.

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