Link to August 8 Appleton Post-Crescent article, "Regions differ in their high-tech preferences".
Excerpt: Retrevo quizzed more than 7,500 people about their tech tastes. The results, calculated to show how sales per household in a region compare to the national average, show differences as distinct as accents and cuisines.
State with households most likely to have gadgets:
California: most green gadgets
Maryland: smart phones, flat-panel TVs
Michigan: point-and-shoot cameras
New York: iPads
Metro gadget awards:
Greater Atlanta: TV fanatics
New York: emerging technology owners
Phoenix: old technology owners
San Francisco Bay area: being green with gadgets, media streamers.