December 28, 2012

5 Technologies You Better Watch in 2013

David Zax, MIT Technology Review



Another year has come and gone, and it’s time to look back on 2012 at the most intriguing gadgets and doohickeys of the year. In particular, here are five technologies that stand out, looking back–largely because the rest of their stories remain unwritten.

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TAGGED: Smartphones, 3-D, 2013


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