Tablets, especially the iPad, are a catalyst for change in many areas of consumer behaviour. Of particular interest is the rising use of tablets as second or companion screen devices alongside TV [this is why so many humans have four eyes ...];
Despite the range of new entrants offering connected devices looking to mediate access to TV, it's the established pay TV operators who are best placed to benefit from convergence;
Traditional scheduled TV continues to thrive:: much non-linear viewing on PVRs and VOD platforms is still tied to traditional scheduled viewing. The schedule forms a recommendation engine to guide viewing decisions and a significant proportion of non-linear viewing consist of catch-up television services, which encourage the viewer to return to the linear schedule. Social media encourage this by promoting the buzz of watching something "now" and socialising with others watching at around the same time;
Movies – film distributors worry that the Netflix model [on which see IPKat Neil's thoughtful analysis here] doesn't deliver enough revenue to them. 3D will remain powerful in the cinemas, but there is limited evidence to support its widespread adoption at a consumer level".