Polls Archive

What's your opinion of cryptocurrency as an investment vehicle in 2021?
  • I'm Bullish. Digital currencies will redefine finance and provide huge returns this year. (24%, 10 Votes)
  • I'm Uncertain. I like the upside potential, but price volatility, cybersecurity issues, and regulations are serious downside considerations. (32%, 13 Votes)
  • I'm Bearish. Cryptos have no inherent value and are too risky for me to consider. (32%, 13 Votes)
  • I still do not understand cryptocurrency enough to justify an investment. (12%, 5 Votes)

Total Votes: 41

Poll Open: January 4, 2021
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Posted January 4, 2021 through January 11, 2021 (41 Votes)


Which "technology new year's resolution" is most important to you for 2021?
  • Back up my data more often (31%, 4 Votes)
  • Get a password manager (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Learn more tech skills (38%, 5 Votes)
  • Revamp my desk/work area (8%, 1 Vote)
  • Set limits on my personal screen time (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Shop for less expensive wireless, Internet or TV service (15%, 2 Votes)
  • Use a contact tracing app to help fight the pandemic (8%, 1 Vote)
  • Use a wearable monitor to improve my fitness/health (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Votes: 13

Poll Open: December 28, 2020
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Posted December 28, 2020 through January 4, 2021 (13 Votes)


What is your opinion about government regulation of the U.S. tech industry?
  • Big tech companies abuse their monopoly power and must be kept in check. (56%, 23 Votes)
  • Stronger regulations to protect consumer data definitely are needed. (37%, 15 Votes)
  • Regulations stifle innovation and should be kept to a bare minimum. (2%, 1 Vote)
  • Over-regulation could give China and other nations an unfair advantage. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Outdated antitrust laws should be updated prior to serious regulatory efforts. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Tech companies should regulate themselves to avoid government intervention. (5%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 41

Poll Open: December 21, 2020
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Posted December 21, 2020 through December 28, 2020 (41 Votes)


Which Web browser do you believe is the safest to use?
  • Brave (14%, 33 Votes)
  • Chromium (2%, 6 Votes)
  • Firefox (35%, 85 Votes)
  • Google Chrome (5%, 11 Votes)
  • Internet Explorer (0%, 1 Vote)
  • Microsoft Edge (1%, 3 Votes)
  • Opera (2%, 5 Votes)
  • Safari (2%, 5 Votes)
  • Tor (17%, 42 Votes)
  • Vivaldi (22%, 50 Votes)

Total Votes: 241

Poll Open: December 14, 2020
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Posted December 14, 2020 through December 21, 2020 (241 Votes)


Which household chore would you most like to replace with a robot or autonomous device?
  • Cleaning Barbecue Grill (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Cleaning Rain Gutters (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Cleaning Swimming Pool (3%, 1 Vote)
  • Cleaning Toilets (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Cleaning Windows (14%, 5 Votes)
  • Folding Laundry (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Ironing Clothes (20%, 7 Votes)
  • Mopping Floors (14%, 5 Votes)
  • Mowing Lawn (11%, 4 Votes)
  • Vacuuming Carpets (14%, 5 Votes)

Total Votes: 35

Poll Open: December 7, 2020
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Posted December 7, 2020 through December 14, 2020 (35 Votes)


Which of these technology gifts would you most like to receive?
  • Portable Power Charger (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Remote Video Monitoring System (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Smart Speaker (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Smart Thermostat (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Smart Watch (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Streaming TV Player (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Video Doorbell (0%, 0 Votes)
  • VR Gaming Headset (28%, 9 Votes)
  • WiFi Signal Booster (19%, 6 Votes)
  • Wireless Earbuds / Headphones (32%, 10 Votes)

Total Votes: 32

Poll Open: November 30, 2020
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Posted November 30, 2020 through December 7, 2020 (32 Votes)


When considering an online-only dealer to purchase an automobile, which is most important to you?
  • 30-day low price guarantee (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Comprehensive and verifiable vehicle inspection policy (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Extended warranty protection plan provided by the dealer (7%, 1 Vote)
  • Full money back return policy with no questions asked for at least a week after delivery (13%, 2 Votes)
  • The dealer has many outstanding reviews, and few or no complaints. (7%, 1 Vote)
  • I would not consider buying a vehicle from an online-only dealer. (73%, 11 Votes)

Total Votes: 15

Poll Open: November 23, 2020
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Posted November 23, 2020 through November 30, 2020 (15 Votes)


Which one of these services you used for the first time during the pandemic are you most glad you tried?
  • Contactless Payments (15%, 4 Votes)
  • Curbside Pickup (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Grocery or Meal Delivery (23%, 6 Votes)
  • Online Banking (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Remote Education (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Streaming Entertainment (8%, 2 Votes)
  • Telehealth / Telemedicine (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Video Calls with Family or Friends (4%, 1 Vote)
  • Video Meetings for Business (12%, 3 Votes)
  • Virtual Fitness Instruction (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Votes: 26

Poll Open: November 16, 2020
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Posted November 16, 2020 through November 23, 2020 (26 Votes)


How soon do you plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available?
  • I will get vaccinated as soon as possible, even if the overall effectiveness is not yet proven. (19%, 17 Votes)
  • I will wait long enough to be sure that the first groups of the population who are vaccinated experience no harmful effects. (37%, 33 Votes)
  • I will wait to find out if improved vaccines become available after the first batch is widely distributed to the public. (13%, 12 Votes)
  • I do not plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine. (31%, 27 Votes)

Total Votes: 89

Poll Open: November 9, 2020
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Posted November 9, 2020 through November 16, 2020 (89 Votes)


Are you concerned about any privacy risks associated with voice-controlled devices?
  • Yes. I refuse to have a voice-controlled device in my home. (77%, 64 Votes)
  • Somewhat. There is cause for concern, but adequate consumer controls can alleviate the risk. (13%, 11 Votes)
  • I'm OK with voice-controlled assistants in phones, but not in home speakers. (4%, 3 Votes)
  • It's not an issue. The major tech companies already know everything about me. (4%, 3 Votes)
  • No. The benefits of convenience outweigh the risks. (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Votes: 83

Poll Open: November 2, 2020
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Posted November 2, 2020 through November 9, 2020 (83 Votes)


Which product review rating most influences your decision to make a purchase?
  • 5 Stars - I want to learn why others think the product is awesome. (24%, 4 Votes)
  • 4 Stars - I want to know what's liked, along with minor flaws. (18%, 3 Votes)
  • 3 Stars - I want to find out why the product is neither loved nor hated. (35%, 6 Votes)
  • 2 Stars - I want to learn why others find the defects to outweigh the benefits. (6%, 1 Vote)
  • 1 Star - I want to know why others think the product is awful. (17%, 3 Votes)

Total Votes: 17

Poll Open: October 26, 2020
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Posted October 26, 2020 through November 2, 2020 (17 Votes)


How will the pandemic influence your holiday shopping habits this year?
  • I will shop online exclusively, for my own safety and to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. (15%, 6 Votes)
  • I will do some shopping online, and some in-person because I want to support merchants in my area. (38%, 15 Votes)
  • I will shop online definitely, and I will consider local retailers -- but only if they provide curbside service. (5%, 2 Votes)
  • I will only shop in-person because the risks associated with e-commerce outweigh my chance of catching COVID-19. (10%, 4 Votes)
  • I will not do any holiday shopping this year due to circumstances related to the pandemic. (32%, 12 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

Poll Open: October 19, 2020
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Posted October 19, 2020 through October 26, 2020 (39 Votes)


Which social media platform is most guilty of unfair censorship?
  • Facebook (36%, 18 Votes)
  • Instagram (4%, 2 Votes)
  • LinkedIn (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Pinterest (2%, 1 Vote)
  • Reddit (6%, 3 Votes)
  • Tumblr (2%, 1 Vote)
  • Twitter (26%, 13 Votes)
  • YouTube (24%, 12 Votes)

Total Votes: 50

Poll Open: October 12, 2020
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Posted October 12, 2020 through October 19, 2020 (50 Votes)


Do misspellings on a website negatively influence your decision to do business with a product or service provider?
  • Yes -- Spelling errors reflect a lack of attention to detail and diminish my confidence in the provider. (59%, 41 Votes)
  • Possibly -- One inconspicuous misspelled word is excusable. However, multiple or glaring misspellings are indicators of other problems with the business. (30%, 21 Votes)
  • No -- If the provider has a product or service I need, their spelling ability is immaterial to my decision to do business with them. (11%, 8 Votes)

Total Votes: 70

Poll Open: October 5, 2020
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Posted October 5, 2020 through October 12, 2020 (70 Votes)


Which region do you believe the most cybercrime originates from?
  • Africa (5%, 5 Votes)
  • Asia-Pacific (44%, 45 Votes)
  • Eastern Europe (30%, 31 Votes)
  • Europe (11%, 11 Votes)
  • Latin America (1%, 1 Vote)
  • Middle East (3%, 3 Votes)
  • North America (6%, 6 Votes)

Total Votes: 102

Poll Open: September 28, 2020
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Posted September 28, 2020 through October 5, 2020 (102 Votes)


When shopping for cable/satellite TV or streaming services, what are your top three determiners?
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