The new year promises we’ll see a tech revolution, from smartphones capable of making payments to printers handling Web and e-mail printing with greater ease to the launch of the Windows 8 operating system. Laptops, cameras, and the components in our devices will also improve (supposedly) by leaps and bounds. Here’s a rundown of what to expect in 2012.
All the pieces are in place for a surge in laptop sales next year–from new Intel chips to the planned launch of the Windows 8 operating system to sleeker designs.
From mobile malware to social networking attacks, threats to your security and privacy will only grow in the coming year. The growing number of mobile devices, such as phones and tablets, and the popularity of social networks give bad guys new avenues in which to expand their cybercrime.
From data-only cell phone plans to HTML 5, these ten advancements are ready to go mainstream in the year to come. We predict that next year the following ten developments will change the way you interact with the digital world.