Dell’s Concept Luna Investigates Modular Notebooks

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Dell has shown the latest version of a modular concept laptop that it is calling Concept Luna. The style is ‘comparable in size to a Latitude with some Dell XPS 13 …

Tags:Dell| Notebooks| Repair| warranty

Links – Mid-week week starting 12th December 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the middle part of this week. Vestaboard thinks its flip message board is …

Tags:Apple| E Ink| Game Playing| MiniLED| Notebooks| OLEDs| Smart Home & Home Networks| STBs

How far will legacy take the PC industry?

by Jon Peddie

If all, or even most, applications end up running on servers in the cloud, who needs a Windows PC? Most users care less about the OS and underlying hardware, and more (maybe only) about …

Tags:Notebooks| PC Industry| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Smartphones| tablets| Thin Clients

Xebec Wants to Boost Laptop Display Space

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Jon Peddie pointed me to a new notebook display add-on, the Xebec Tri-Screen 2 which provides dual slide-out 10.1″ 1920 x 1200 IPS LCDs behind the main display. The display weighs …

Tags:Notebooks| USB Monitors

Shipments of Medium and Large OLEDs To Keep Expanding

by Bob Raikes

What They Say UBI Research reported, via, that it expects the number of medium/large OLEDs sold to expand from 26.1 million expected in 2022 to 69.5 million in 2027. Difficult economic conditions meant …

Tags:Automotive| Forecasts| Market Data| Notebooks| OLEDs| tablets| TVs (TV Sets)

Top Display Technologies For 2023

by Sweta Dash

It is time to evaluate display technology trends for 2023. The flat panel display market slowed down considerably in 2022 as demand declined after two years of outstanding growth in demand driven by Pandemic …

Tags:Apple| Desktop Monitors| Foldable Devices| LG Displays (LGD)| LTPO TFT| Microdisplays| MicroOLED (aka OLEoS)| MiniLED| Notebooks| OLED & QD-OLED Monitors| OLEDs| QD OLEDs| Quantum Dots| Samsung| Samsung Display| Smartphone Market| sony| tablets| TVs (TV Sets)

Apple Thinking of Folding MacBook in 2026/27?

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Elec in its Korean version reported that Apple is working on a development project to create a ‘low 20″‘ range foldable notebook and it could be 20.25″ using a panel …

Tags:Apple| Flexible Displays| Foldable Devices| Notebooks| OLED Notebooks| OLEDs

 BOE Shows 600Hz Notebook Display in China

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Toms Hardware reports based on a Chinese language newspaper report that BOE showed a 16″ 600Hz notebook panel at an industry event in Chengdu, China. It also had a 17.3″ foldable OLED …

Tags:BOE| China| Flexible Displays| Foldable Devices| HFR - High Frame Rate| IPS| LCD displays| MiniLED| Notebooks

Top-5 notebook brands see shrinking shipments in October

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Digitimes Research reported that the combined shipments in October from the top five notebook brands (excluding Apple) were down 13% from September and nearly 40% down on last year. Lenovo went past …

Tags:Large LCD Supply| Market Data| Notebooks| ODMs & OEMs| Supply Chain

UBI: the OLED for IT Market is Set to Grow

by Bob Raikes

What They Say published a forecast for IT OLEDs from UBI Research and said that volume would rise to 48.8 million units by 2027 from 9.5 million this year. The OLED market for IT …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Notebooks| OLEDs| tablets