The Big IT Consumerization Stories to Watch in 2013

In 2012, we saw smartphones and tablets become broadly accepted in the workplace, while new-breed enterprise services started making serious inroads against entrenched competitors. Now what? Here are the big stories we'll be watching in 2013.
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Will smartphones turn into a three-way race?

Since 2009, the smartphone market has been a tale of two vendors: Apple's iOS and Google's Android have grown market share and built massive and powerful ecosystems, while everybody else has withered away. In 2013, Microsoft and RIM will make big pushes to reclaim some of their former relevance. Some carriers would like to see a third-party, but will consumers care? We'll be watching Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 closely to see.

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