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Apple’s Samsung reliance grows despite legal drama says research

Apple’s Samsung reliance grows despite legal drama says research

Apple's attempts to extricate itself from Samsung reliance for components have ironically seen the Cupertino firm increase orders for some parts, new research suggests. Samsung supplied more full-sized iPad panels for Apple than LG Display did in two out of the three months of Q2 2013, NPD DisplaySearch says, and in fact has seen a dramatic uptick in how many LCD screens it sends to iPad production lines from the top of this year.

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Touch-notebooks to suck some tablet sting from Post-PC says NPD

Touch-notebooks to suck some tablet sting from Post-PC says NPD

A rise in convertible and slider touchscreen form-factors will offset the "post-PC era" slide of notebooks, but will be unable to fend off the full might of tablets, new research suggests. Tablet shipments will rise to 579.4m units by 2017, NPD DisplaySearch projections indicate, while traditional notebooks will drop to 183.3m units by the same point. However, a new breed of touch-enabled notebooks will step in to help arrest some of the slump.

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Tablets to overtake notebooks in 2016 researchers predict

Tablets to overtake notebooks in 2016 researchers predict

Tablet shipments will eclipse those of notebooks in just four years time, according to new research, as Apple's iPad leads a slate storm that will overshadow traditional mobile computing. While the mobile market as a whole is expected to more than double by 2017, NPD DisplaySearch claims, that growth will be disproportionately driven by tablet sales, shipments of which are tipped to more than triple.

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LCD TV shipments drop for the first time

LCD TV shipments drop for the first time

There’s trouble ahead for the television industry: NPD DisplaySearch reports that LCD TV shipments declined year-on-year for the first time in history. The data suggests that 43.1 million units were shipped during the first quarter of this year, down 3% compared to the same period last year. Total television shipments are down too, slipping 8% compared to the first quarter last year.

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Smart TV could overwhelm the internet warns analyst

Smart TV could overwhelm the internet warns analyst

Analysts have warned that smart TV could well overwhelm broadband infrastructure as the popularity of internet-connected HDTVs and other home entertainment equipment grows. DisplaySearch estimates that 21-percent of TV shipments worldwide in 2010 were of internet-connected models, with numbers expected to climb to over 122 million in 2014. "The looming risk now," DisplaySearch director Paul Gray suggests, "is what happens if every connected TV gets used."

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Why I will never buy a 3D TV

Why I will never buy a 3D TV

A recent report from market-research firm DisplaySearch found that 3D TV shipments are expected to hit nearly 43 million units per year by 2014, a huge gain over the more than 3 million that are will ship in 2010.

The growth of 3D should help companies like Sony, which is doubling down on 3D gaming, as well as vendors that are trying desperately to bring the 3D technology to the market. Meanwhile, we’re expected to take 3D for what it is, throw some glasses on our heads, and watch our favorite television characters jump out at us.

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Samsung SDI takes second place in OLED shipments

Samsung SDI takes second place in OLED shipments

Samsung SDI has slipped into second place for worldwide OLED shipments, with rival RiTdisplay forging ahead with 36-percent of the Q3 2008 market share.  However, despite 10-percent less of the market, Samsung SDI still managed to make more money out of their business, thanks to the higher selling price of the AMOLED panels that make up much of its business.  Overall, Q3 2008 saw 1.7m OLED panels shipped in total, up 60-percent on the same period last year.

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