Marketers spend many millions trying to capture the eyeballs of today's youth. What are they learning about the current and -- more important -- future spending habits of this generation?

Ross Rubin of Reticle Research moderated a youth-led panel at the recent "Engadget + gdgt Live" conference in New York City. He spoke with Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore about the panel's reaction to Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android products, as well as data-plan limits with wireless carriers.

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