Researchers find that touch panels are selling like crazy

You know all those smartphones, tablets, all-in-one computers and other devices with touchscreen displays that are on the market? Apparently people like them, because the folks at DisplaySearch have put out a report suggesting that revenue from touch panel sales will hit $13.4 billion this year. That’s up about 90 percent from last year. Smartphones […]

DisplaySearch: Overall portable PC sales on the upswing

DisplaySearch released new numbers today suggesting that netbook sales may be dipping, iPad sales are doing well, and overall portable PC sales including tablets, ultraportable computers, and other notebooks are doing quite well. The research firm notes that 9 inch and smaller netbooks have all-but disappeared from the market, which should be apparent to pretty […]

Analysts: Netbook sales to grow as notebooks remain steady

In our latest episode of “as the netbook sells,” DisplaySearch expects nearly 33 million netbooks to ship in 2009, while shipments of larger notebooks is expected to remain steady. In fact, the analysts suggest that part of the reason for flat shipments in traditional laptops is because netbooks are selling so well. While most PC […]