Ultra-portable PCs top 12 percent of notebook PC market in 2013

An estimated 12.3% (22.5 million) of the Notebook PC shipments in 2013 (182.7 million) fit into the ultra-portable segment, with year-on-year growth (of ultra-portables) reaching 100% from 2012 to 2013.

ARM-powered notebooks poised to ramp

Analysts at Nomura Equity Research project that ARM-powered processors will make serious inroads in the notebook computer market by 2013.

Do HDDs have a place in a tablet-dominated future?

Although shipments of SSDs for notebooks will be minuscule compared to HDDs over the next few years, the flash-based components are already shaving off market share from traditional hard drives.