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About the Laptop Report

The Laptop Trend Report follows the ever-evolving world of portable computing that has grown to include tablet and netbook computers, as well as laptop accessories such as bags and cases. From the latest Macbook Pro or HP Pavillion models to external hard drive options, our research explores the up-and-coming new products and software that have caught the attention of consumers. Additionally, our report includes innovative products such as a stylish laptop backpack or customizable netbook sleeve.

Who It's For

Our research will benefit computer hardware engineers, software developers, programmers, electronics manufacturers and dealers, as well as retail buyers and technology journalists looking to better their understanding of the latest in portable computing.

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The Laptop Trend Report, last published on Apr 07, 2015, includes 114 PRO Trends and 570 examples of laptop market research and laptop consumer trends related to: tablets, computers, smartphones, software, hard drives and laptop trends.

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Our laptop research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced laptop articles and 2,333,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 114 Laptop PRO Trends = 114 Powerpoint Pages Laptop PPT Report
• 570 Laptop Examples

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• 80 Laptop Videos (Online) Laptop Videos
• 3,420 Laptop Images (Online) Laptop Images
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Sample Laptop Pro Trends

Each Laptop PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online laptop articles, videos and images. Examples:

Sustainable Tech Tech packaging is adjusted to reflect consumers' eco-consciousness Implications - Tech products are often heavily packaged in ways that can be wasteful, a fact which doesn't sit well with the eco-conscious consumer. In order to appeal to this growing subset of the consumer population, many tech brands have made the switch to eco-friendly packaging. This switch signifies the pervasiveness of the eco movement, which has consumers demanding sustainable solutions from all industries -- even industries that are as integral to their lives as tech.
Sustainable Tech
Tech packaging is adjusted to reflect consumers' eco-consciousness
5 Examples + Score + Implications


In-Car Connectivity Consumers use aftermarket mods to make vehicles connectivity-focused Implications - Being in a vehicle is no longer an excuse to disconnect, which is being addressed with connectivity devices specifically designed for the car. As the Internet of Things has consumers expecting constant connection, this shift signifies an expansion of the connected home to a totally connected lifestyle.
In-Car Connectivity
Consumers use aftermarket mods to make vehicles connectivity-focused
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Automotive Productivity In-car innovations aid the mobile work force Implications - Mobile workers are being tailored to with in-car productivity innovations that aid an on-the-go lifestyle. As consumers look to their vehicles as an extension of their office (and lives), this shift speaks to a need for constant productivity regardless of locale.
Automotive Productivity
In-car innovations aid the mobile work force
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Food-Free Vending Vending machines move beyond food to provide more creative services Implications - Offering instantaneous access to more than mere snacks and meals, retailers are integrating unusual products into vending machines for unexpected allure. Providing access to a wide variety of function-focused products, retailers are using automated machines to enhance consumer accessibility, speaking to a rise in more streamlined marketing approaches.
Food-Free Vending
Vending machines move beyond food to provide more creative services
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Retiree A desire to stay connected has seniors turning to social networking platforms Implications - Seeking to maintain social engagements, seniors are turning to digital networking platforms as a means to stay connected. Providing social platforms that make engagement and online communication easier for aging consumers, these custom-tailored platforms offer seniors the chance to connect with others in similar life stages, reflecting a need to maintain a level of socialization, even in old age.
Social Retiree
A desire to stay connected has seniors turning to social networking platforms
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Alternative Ink The expansion of printing sees brands turning to unexpected sources of ink Implications - Technologies like 3D printing have reignited consumer interest in at-home technology, which is being expanded by brands and individuals with alternative ink sources. Using recycled materials or even H2O, the solutions speak to the eco-friendly consumer as well as individuals looking for economical ways to increase efficiency.
Alternative Ink
The expansion of printing sees brands turning to unexpected sources of ink
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Device-Focused Design Work life is aided with furniture designed for those in the digital field Implications - Consumers working in the digital space are spending more time at work than ever, which is being supported with furniture designs that specifically target those using smart devices. This design aesthetic bolsters a stronger connection between consumers and their gadgets, speaking to the importance of tech integration into everyday life.
Device-Focused Design
Work life is aided with furniture designed for those in the digital field
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Subtle Smart Desks Smart furniture is augmented to be more design-conscious rather than flashy Implications - As the science fiction-like designs for smart furniture begin to look dated, consumers are seeking subtle home tech integration. The streamlining of smart furniture to be more design conscious is broadening the market segment from being just for the tech-obsessed consumer to anyone looking to integrate aspects of their digital lives.
Subtle Smart Desks
Smart furniture is augmented to be more design-conscious rather than flashy
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 108 more Laptop PRO Trends and 570 examples!



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