Driving to work has never been considered a joyful part of the day, but for game-loving Americans this may be about to change. Drivetime’s mobile-based, voice-led offer invites the bored and frustrated to stay entertained and engaged during their daily commute to and from the office.
While driving and car ownership remain central to the American way of life, social, technological and economic shifts are changing people’s needs and perceptions of personal transportation. Canvas8 spoke with 20 people from across the US to find out about their life behind the wheel.
Building on the popularity of podcasts, Knowable is offering audible education courses, letting time-poor individuals learn while on the move. With a desire for continuous personal growth fueling lifelong learning, on-the-go options to build one's knowledge are likely to grow in popularity.
Due to increasing traffic and rising inner-city house prices, Californian workers are facing increasingly lengthy journeys to work and back, with residents in smaller cities doing twice daily ‘super commutes’ of more than 90 minutes each way. So they're finding ways to put the time to good use.
With the harried nature of the modern world, time-poor individuals are resorting to services like Amazon Audible to get their reading fix without turning a page. Whether listeners are commuting or cleaning up at home, the audiobooks on offer let them fill every moment with something productive.