2013 was the year of the phablet, with smart watches, Google glasses and hybrids on the Windows operating system thrown in. This year, the same trends will continue. “We anticipate a surge in the current momentum on mobile broadband and mobile computing in the coming year too,” says Avneesh Agrawal, President, Qualcomm India and South Asia. Sandeep Aurora, Director, Marketing and Market Development, Intel South Asia, has another view. “Both speech and gesture to control the interface have huge potential,” he says. “Wearable tech is becoming big. Even twoin-ones will grow”. New announcements will come in with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January followed by Mobile World Congress. We sum up what are likely to be the next big things in 2014.