10 percent of notebooks have a touchscreen

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    A report by IHS DisplayBank claims 4.57 million notebooks shipped in Q1 2013 featured a capacitive touchscreen, up 51.8 percent from the previous quarter. The number represents just over ten percent o...

    10 percent of notebooks have a touchscreen
     
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    Had a netbook once, an update for Windows Update corrupted the harddrive.
     
  3. deltatux

    deltatux Ancient Guru

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    Not a fan of the touchscreen on laptops. Makes a lot more sense on tablets (or laptops ith detachable screens). Those that are touchscreen and with a screen that cannot detach is pointless.

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  4. Kill666er

    Kill666er Master Guru

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    please keep touching your notebook
     

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    lucidus Ancient Guru

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    10% of all new laptops shipped are sporks. Hooray!
     
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    EspHack Ancient Guru

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    just like deltatux said... they are like blackberries with half touchscreen hafl qwerty... the damn screen is too far to reach and.. idk its just not useful
     
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    sirrith Ancient Guru

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    I find the touchscreen very useful on my Asus transformer and use it all the time with the keyboard dock attached. But that is because the screen is small. On larger notebooks I don't think I'd like it.
     
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    thatguy91 Ancient Guru

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    Fact: Until recently touching wasn't allowed for a 'lap-top' :mhp:
    Fact: Lap-tops only have two protruding buttons
    Fact: Lap-tops have displays that can move from side to side
    Fact: Lap-tops only come with one vertically orientated USB port
    Fact: Another port is available around the back, but it's much less widely used
     
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    k1net1cs Ancient Guru

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    You forgot "Without proper protection, it may ruin your life".
     
  10. mmicrosysm

    mmicrosysm Master Guru

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    Woo Hoo lets build an OS that takes advantage of this and alienate the other 90% while doing so.
     

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    awesome! and of actual laptops in the world that people use, that will blast the numbers up like 2-3 percent touch screens. lolz
     

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