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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.

Stay up to date with exciting innovations with Trend Hunter’s Laptop Trend Report.

The Laptop Trend Report, last published on Sep 24, 2014, includes 109 PRO Trends and 545 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 2,109,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 109 Laptop PRO Trends = 109 Powerpoint Pages Laptop PPT Report
• 545 Laptop Examples

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• 76 Laptop Videos (Online) Laptop Videos
• 3,270 Laptop Images (Online) Laptop Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Smartphone, Gaming, Space, Google, Android, Camera, Chemicals, Television, Headphones, Global Positioning System, Tablet, Radio, Mobile, Video Editing, SLR, Online Gaming, App, HDTV, 3D Glasses, Camera Accessories, Gaming Apps, Keyboards, Audio, Touchscreen, Console, Presentation, Email, Laptop, Electronics, Stereo and more!



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:

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


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


Excess Comfort Ease and accessibility are taken a step further by furnishings that minimize effort Implications - Reflecting a generation fixated on comfort, products that minimize physicality helps make everyday routine more satisfying. Making experiences like eating in front of the TV more convenient, attachable tables and wraparound shelves add ease to the user experience, blending comforts of home with a developing desire to make even the most minuscule activity more adaptable to personal needs.
Excess Comfort
Ease and accessibility are taken a step further by furnishings that minimize effort
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Tactile Home Modern tech receives a traditional overhaul to offer a sense of involvement Implications - Seeking to feel more involved at home, consumers are looking to more physically engaging product designs. Bringing things back to basics, this signifies a desire for a connection to tradition amid a turbulent post-recession society.
Tactile Home
Modern tech receives a traditional overhaul to offer a sense of involvement
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Socialized Baby 2.0 Encouraging engagement, infant programs combine play and interaction Implications - Social skills are of the utmost importance in today's digital world, and only peer-to-peer play can prepare children for the adult world. Seeking to foster bonds with other kids, parents are turning to programs that help promote socialization. Baby spas and DJ schools provide a social alternative to at-home bonding and a desire to foster a more socially integrated generation in the face of dwindling person-to-person interaction.
Socialized Baby 2.0
Encouraging engagement, infant programs combine play and interaction
4 Examples + Score + Implications


One-for-One Evolved Continued social stress for global equality leads to widespread almsgiving Implications - The now infamous 'one-for-one' retail style, as brought to prominence by TOMS shoes, is experiencing a surge that further embeds it as a mainstay charitable business model. Expanding into all areas of the market, the concept of charitable exchange commerce has garnered the attention of consumers for being an effectively convenient form of philanthropy; instead of making consorted efforts to give back, consumers would prefer to have the legwork done for them. As the guilt associated with traditional product consumption increases from their peers, consumers scramble to meet stringent preferences for a philanthropic lifestyle, aligning themselves with brands affiliated with social and environmental good.
One-for-One Evolved
Continued social stress for global equality leads to widespread almsgiving
7 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 103 more Laptop PRO Trends and 545 examples!



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