Tablet Shipments To Reach 383.3 Million By 2017, 46% In Emerging Markets

Post-PC era? Here we come: According to new data from <a href="">NPD</a>, tablet PC shipments are expected to grow from 72.7 million units in 2011 to 383.3 million units by 2017. Fo

Video Apps Vs. Web Video: Apps Are Invisible To Search

<img src=""> Videos on the iPad and other tablets look great, and increasingly apps are being created specifically for watching

About Time: NPD Plans To Track Digital Game Sales Data

<img src="" />The NPD Group, the organization that tracks sales data for the video game industry in North America, says that it plans t

Is Call Of Duty: Black Ops The Best Selling Game Of All Time?

<img src="" />Sigh. <a HREF="">Call of Duty: Black Ops</a> is now the

NPD November: Xbox 360 Outsells Wii, Black Ops Tops Charts

<img src="" />There's two big stories coming out of November's NPD numbers. The first is that Microsoft somehow managed to sell more

NPD now tracks PC game digital downloads, finds that they make up nearly 50 percent of all sales

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NPD confirms: People are still confused by ‘netbooks’

<img src="" alt="" />The NPD released a new report that says, essentially, <a HREF="

March wasn't the best month for video game sales

<img src="" />Yikes, not a the best month for our beloved video game industry. Sales were off some 17 percent compared to last year, but

August NPD numbers: Madden sells well (shocking!)

The August NPD numbers are out, and to no one’s surprise Madden NFL ’09 was the biggest seller of the month, with EA moving some 2.3 million units. August is sorta a slow month for the vid

July NPD numbers are here: Once again, PS3 outsells Xbox 360

The July NPD numbers have come out, and the PS3 continued its fine June performance, once again topping the Xbox 360 in units sold. Sony sold 224,000 PS3s to Microsoft’s 204,000. Meanwhile, the

Should we expect Wii sales to decrease any time soon?

This month’s NPD numbers don’t officially come out until Thursday, but a single note written by Lazard Capital’s Colin Sebastian has prompted all sorts of knee-jerk reactions. Lazard

Flip video recorder #1 according to NPD

According to NPD research, the Flip is the #1 selling camcorder in the US, beating out such stalwarts as Sony and JVC. The Flip is the YouTube compatible video camera that is so simple even a retarded

GTA IV sales didn't cause increase in console sales, NPD numbers show

Despite breaking sales records left and right, GTA IV didn’t cause any measurable uptick in console sales. That probably hurts Sony more than Microsoft, seeing as though the GTA series has, sinc

iTunes now number one music retailer in U.S.: NPD numbers

You would never be able to tell, but Ars Techina has obtained documents (read: an e-mail sent to its employees) proclaiming iTunes as the largest music retailer in the U.S., passing even Wal-Mart. As

Sony Comments on Low PS3 Sales, Laughs a Little, Cries a Little

Matt Richtel wrote a quick piece on Sony’s crowing — then cowering — this week as the NPD sales numbers placed the PS3 far below 360 and Wii. Dave Karraker, the Sony spokesman who pr

Blame it on the (lack of) Media

It wasn’t the $600 price point or the lack of systems at launch that kept Sony’s PlayStation 3 from becoming a smash hit. Not according to Sony Computer Entertainment America anyway. The company i