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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 May 20, 2015, includes 119 PRO Trends and 595 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 2,371,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 119 Laptop PRO Trends = 119 Powerpoint Pages Laptop PPT Report
• 595 Laptop Examples

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• 83 Laptop Videos (Online) Laptop Videos
• 3,570 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:

Convertible Carrier Seeking functionality, travellers turn to bags that are dual-functioning Implications - Seeking to make travel expeditions a little more comfortable, consumers are turning to dual-purpose carriers for added convenience. Easily transformed into products that mimic furnishings like desks or tables, these bags give travelers access to certain conveniences of home in a more compact and easy-to-transport model.
Convertible Carrier
Seeking functionality, travellers turn to bags that are dual-functioning
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Flatpack Carrier Making traveling easier, consumers turn to easy-fold carriers Implications - Seeking to avoid over-sized bags and bulky carriers, travelers are turning to alternative luggage solutions that can fold and collapse into smaller shapes. Travel bags that can be easily tucked and stored in tight spaces reflect a growing consumer need for products that are more accommodating and space-conscious, especially for on-the-go use.
Flatpack Carrier
Making traveling easier, consumers turn to easy-fold carriers
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Personal Peripheral Tech brands offer aftermarket keyboard products for consumers' specific needs Implications - Technology companies are overhauling typical keyboard layouts for users of digital products with aftermarket add-ons. Creative concepts linking typing with projectors or experimental software expands the reach of computing brands. This push also makes these breakout concepts more appealing for customers in need of specific or atypical tools.
Personal Peripheral
Tech brands offer aftermarket keyboard products for consumers' specific needs
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Workplace Kitsch Office decor moves toward quirky aesthetics for individual allure Implications - Seeking to add a personal touch to the workplace environment, employees are turning to comical stationery sets to showcase a sense of individuality. Opting for notepads and accessories that mimic everything from food to bathroom accessories, consumers are using humorous designs to not only make a statement, but also to create a more casual and welcoming office atmosphere.
Workplace Kitsch
Office decor moves toward quirky aesthetics for individual allure
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Productive Interior Office furniture overrides technology as the go-to efficiency aid Implications - The standing desk phenomenon introduced a new idea to office culture that shines a light on fitness; this same pattern is now being applies to productivity. This speaks to the growing consumer preference for ultimate effectiveness, while also pointing toward less tech-dependent solutions to everyday problems.
Productive Interior
Office furniture overrides technology as the go-to efficiency aid
5 Examples + Score + Implications


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


PLUS 113 more Laptop PRO Trends and 595 examples!



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