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Led by notebook computer sales, worldwide computer shipments will increase 11.2 percent in 2007, according to iSuppli's midyear forecast.
The projection has computer shipments meeting iSuppli's initial estimate made earlier this year.
The research firm based its forecast on Intel's second-quarter financial results, which showed the chip giant with record microprocessor shipments, and the fact that the second half of the year generally accounts for about 53 percent of a year's total computer sales.
The company also noted that while notebooks are the leading driver behind shipments, desktop PCs shipments showed encouraging improvement compared with 2006.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.