NPD Group

Pokémon Go drives a surge in smartphone backup battery sales

Early on in the Pokémon Go hype cycle, there were signs that players were driving a significant uptick in sales of backup batteries, like the Mophie units you may be familiar with that offer USB conn

Bluetooth units claim more than half of headphone dollar sales in June

It still feels a bit premature to ditch the jack entirely, but according to numbers released by NPD, Bluetooth headphone sales got a big old bump for the month of June, marking the first time the wire

NPD: Apple Customers Love The Genius Bar, Mostly Because Service Is Free

If you own an Apple product, chances are you've paid a visit to the Genius Bar, the magical place in the back of an <a target="_blank" href="">Apple</a> store wh

NPD: 18% Of Consumers Watch Online Video Daily On TVs; China’s Urbanites Watch The Most Of All

Online video -- helped along by the rise of tablets, better broadband and a flood of content from YouTube, Netflix, Amazon and many others -- has seen a huge rise in usage in the last few years; and w

New Energy Star Standards Require 40 Percent More Efficient TVs, Cable and Satellite Boxes

<img src="" width="240" height="235" class="alignright size-full wp-image-283264" /></img> The U.S. Environmental Protection Agen